July 2nd, 2014

Hot Peppers

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Hot Peppers

We grow a pretty big variety of hot peppers on the farm, pictured are: Left to Right: ripe Serrano, green Serrano, green Jalapeno, ripe Jalapeno, Hungarian Hot Wax, Cherry Bomb, Cayenne, and Anaheim.  In the summer months there are usually a few hot peppers each week in the share boxes, but once the first freeze comes peppers are usually done for the season.  Some CSA members LOVE the hot peppers, but they’re too spicy for  some.  If you don’t love hot peppers we recommend giving them to a friend who loves spicy food.  A few things to keep in mind when preparing hot peppers, remove the seeds for a less spicy pepper.  Peppers contain capsicum which can burn your skin, for very hot peppers wear gloves when slicing.  Hot peppers freeze well, you can freeze them whole and use later.  Cut while still frozen.


Storage

Store in a plastic bag as you would a bell pepper or store in a ziploc bag in the freezer.


Preparation

Remove stem, then slice in half to remove seeds and membrane.  If you love spicy foods, use some of the seeds in your dish.  Mince or slice according to your recipe.


Recipes

Sweet & Sour Lentils

Vegan Quinoa Chili

Beef Chili

Pickled Hot Peppers

Heirloom Tomato Shakshuka

Bok Choy Summer Rolls

Spicy Polenta with Cilantro

Roasted Chili and Garlic-Cilantro Pesto

Easy Pico de Gallo

Carrot Enchiladas

Refrigerator Carrot Escabeche

Red Lentil Collard Green Stew

Roasted Chili and Garlic-Cilantro Pesto

Ginger and Cumin Swiss Chard

Indian Spiced Heirloom Tomato Salsa

Spicy Kale with Lemon

Roasted Chili Salsa

Stir-fried Asian Greens with Chilies and Garlic

Spicy Napa Cabbage Slaw with Cilantro Dressing

Spicy Brussels Sprouts

Guide to Hot Peppers

Sweet and Sour Eggplant


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