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Are a few air bubbles in a fermenting pepper jar okay?

I'm making America's Test Kitchen's fermented jalapeno recipe for the first time. Here's a pay-walled link. The general idea is you pack halved-through-the-stem jalapenos, shallots, garlic and lime ...
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Is there some "trick" to be able to eat jalapeños without getting an "upset stomach"?

As a young teenager, I used to eat pizzas full of jalapeños and Tabasco on them, and very much enjoyed the spicy taste. In my mid-to-late 20s, I started feeling really sick when I ate these, even ...
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Should jalapeno slices go on the pizza pre or post oven?

I have bought a jar of sliced jalapenos, in an attempt to make a pizza simulating the ones I used to eat as a kid. This is the first time ever I see this product for sale to normal consumers. Now I ...
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What is the pho "original" chile?

Every Vietnamese restaurant I've eaten in (in the US) uses jalapeno peppers in their pho. I assume that's an American adaptation to the dish. Is that correct? If so, what kind of peppers are used ...
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Preserve peppers before smoking -- freeze or dehydrate?

I would like to make some chipotle (smoked red jalapeno peppers) at home. Currently I am building a smoker in my garden, where I also I grow a few jalapeno plants. My problem is that the peppers are ...
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Sauce with Jalapeno, garlic, cumin and lime?

I created this sauce/topping with chopped jalapenos, fresno chilies,minced garlic, cumin, olive oil and lime or lemon juice. I used it as a topping for steak or fish. I'm pretty sure I've had this ...
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can I freeze jalapeno peppers then use them for pepper jelly when my green peppers comne in?

My jalapeno peppers plants are loaded, but my green peppers aren't ready to pick yet. Can I freeze the jalapeno peppers then thaw them out to make pepper jelly?
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Mixture of ingredients has a bitter taste

I put ginger, cilantro, red onion, jalapeno and garlic in a blender for a dish I'm preparing. This mixture was going to be fried in oil. I noticed that it had an extremely bitter taste - what could be ...
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When freezing jalapeños, can I leave the seeds in?

When cutting up the jalapeño, can I leave the seeds in them if I just lay them on a tray, freeze, then put them in my Seal a Meal? Do you think I need to blanch them, and if so can I leave the seeds ...
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The right amount of jalapeño

Often when I make soup I add a minced jalapeño (with the seeds) into the soup. I know that the pepper has a (I believed) 1,500-2,500 heat range and so when I add a full pepper on the low end of that ...
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How is "nacho sliced" jalapeño different from regular sliced?

I noticed that my grocery store sells jalapeño that is "nacho sliced". How is this different (if at all) than just normal "sliced"? I do understand that the product on the right is labeled "no heat", ...
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Jalapeno condiment for pho

There is a little pho place right around the corner that I just love. They have condiments on the tables including what appear to be just fresh sliced jalapenos in vinegar. They don't seem to be ...
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How do I dehydrate hot peppers in the oven?

I have a bumper crop of jalapeno hot peppers that I would like to dry in my oven. I love to roast and grind dried chiles for Chili Con Carne or Enchiladas. The correct oven temperature and drying time ...
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How to choose fresh, ripe (hot) jalapeños?

When shopping at a supermarket or a farmers market, how can I tell which jalapeños to take home? I want them hot and ready rock that very day. Do they get hotter off the vine? Is a ripe jalapeño a hot ...
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Jalapeno Poppers and getting a thick crust?

How can I make my batter stick to the outside of the jalapeno so it is thick? It seems every time I try a thicker batter it wont stick as well.
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How does one tell if a jalapeno is spicy?

It seems like it is always hit and miss when it comes to eating jalepenos. What are some ways to tell if the jalapeno is hot or not, besides tasting it? Thanks.
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How to make Jalapeno Jelly?

A friend of mine got into a discussion about how awesome it would be to have really spicy Jelly for a number of things, or atleast just to try the taste. It didn't seem like there was anything that ...
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