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  1. Habanero & Green Tomato Salsa Recipe Canned Habanero & Green Tomato Salsa /Sauce Recipe This is a delicious way to use up all your unripe, green tomatoes before the first frost of winter. Don't throw them away! This makes for a great sauce for enchiladas, casseroles and burritos! 10-20+ chopped cored green tomatoes (any size, type, or feel free to use a mix of green tomatoes, just use all the green ones that you have!) 10-20+ Habañeros, Jalapeños or any hot peppers or even super hot peppers (to taste, add a lo...
  2. Habanada: No-heat Habanero Looking for the Habanada habanero pepper with no heat? Check out our NuMex Trick or Treat Habanero – it has all the awesome habanero flavor without the heat! The flavor and aroma of Trick or Treat is equal to, or better than a hot habanero. This variety was crossed with a Capsicum chinense orange habanero that was lacking the capsacin heat gene.If you have a lot of green tomatoes at the end of the season, a great way to use them up is to make Habanero Green Tomato Sauce. This amazing sauce i...
  3. Orange Pepper Seeds - An Orange Habanero with no Heat! Grow Orange pepper seeds for some delightful color in your recipes – these NuMex Trick or Treat Habaneros don't have any heat, so they'e perfect for those who love sweet peppers without heat. They have all the great flavor and the aroma of a Habanero, but without any capsaicin to burn your tongue. These are great to add Habanero flavor to any recipe, including hot pepper sauce and salsas – we like to use just one or two hot Habaneros (such as the Caribbean Habanero or the Chocolate Ha...
  4. Grow Your Own Hot Sauce It's so rewarding to cook something from ingredients growing right in your garden. Making hot sauce and salsa has always been the perfect thing to do with fresh peppers when they arrive in abundance in your garden. Even if you only have a few peppers, you can make hot sauce! These mixtures always taste good and can be made a little differently each time. Hot sauce is a smooth purée or strained sauce that is cooked or fermented. Salsa is a chopped or diced mixture that is served fresh. ...
  5. Carolina Reaper Salt Recipe Carolina Reaper Salt Recipe This really easy Carolina Reaper Salt Recipe is delicious on everything! Just 2 Ingredients: 1 cup coarse sea salt 2 tablespoons crushed dried Carolina Reaper peppers – you can also use a blend of any homegrown hot peppers including Tombstone Ghost Peppers, Trinidad Scorpions, or less hot but still spicy Goat Horn Peppers, Cayenne Ring of Fire Peppers, Thai Hot peppers, or you can even make a white spicy salt blend with white hot peppers like the White Peruvi...
  6. How Deep to Plant Pepper Seeds? If you have bought some of our chile pepper seeds, you may be wondering how deep to plant the pepper seeds – and here's the answer: For Chile Pepper seeds, plant each seed a quarter of an inch deep or less. Place one pepper seed into each shallow hole and cover gently with soil. Keep the seeds evenly moist and warm (80-90˚ F) for best and fastest germination, and remember, pepper seeds are often notoriously slow to germinate – they can take anywhere from 7 to 21 days to sprout. Some...
  7. Canned Hot Pepper Salsa Recipe Canned Hot Pepper Salsa Recipe • 6 Cups Tomatoes; cored, chopped and peeled • 2 Cups Chopped Onion • 6 Cups Jalapeño & Hot Peppers*; chopped • Cider vinegar (2 tablespoons per pint, 4 tablespoons per quart jar) • 3 Teaspoons Salt • 3 teaspoons Oregano • 1 Teaspoon Ground cumin • 12+ Garlic cloves – minced • 4+ tablespoons fresh Cilantro, minced • Optional: You can also add peeled & cored Apples to this recipe to give it a bit of sweetness. (See bottom of this post)You...
  8. Carolina Reaper Powder Recipe If you grow Carolina Reapers, you probably aren't going to eat them whole. They're way too hot! While Carolina Reapers can't kill you, using too much can definitely make your head feel like it's burning off! So, since a little bit goes a long way, we think the best way to preserve our Carolina Reaper chile pepper harvest for year-round use is by drying out your chiles and making Carolina Reaper Powder! Here is our Carolina Reaper Powder Recipe – it's easy to make powder fr...
  9. Carolina Reaper Salsa Recipe Sandia Seed's Carolina Reaper Salsa Recipe This is the hottest salsa you can make with the world's hottest pepper, the wicked Carolina Reaper! Of course, if you like to taste your salsa, you can also add less of the reaper to this recipe. We like to add some, then add more after tasting until we get it just right. Remember, it can also get hotter overnight! We like to make a big batch of this salsa and refrigerate it for snacking on anytime with chips or on tacos, but don't worr...
  10. A Pepper for Colder Climates Did you know that there is a pepper that tolerates cooler temperatures & even partial shade? If you live in a cooler growing zone such as the mountains, you can also try the one pepper that tolerates cooler temperatures, the infamous black-seeded Manzano Pepper. The Manzano pepper, also know as the Apple Chile or the Orange Rocoto came from South America where it sucessfully grows on the Andean mountain slopes. The Manzano Pepper is among the oldest of domesticated chiles being cultivated...
  11. White Peppers Seeds Looking for White Peppers seeds? We carry some wonderful varieties of white pepper seeds, including the following following white peppers: Bhut Jolokia White Pepper SeedsThese super hot white peppers have a cool color and are very unique. This pepper, like all Bhut jolokia peppers, has heat that builds and builds in your mouth. The White Bhut jolokia is also known as White Ghost Pepper and it is very popular for making a white hot sauce. At 1,000,000 Scoville units, these white peppers are H...
  12. Bhut Jolokia Seeds Want to grow something HOT!!? Our Bhut Jolokia Seeds grow into the infamous Bhut Jolokia Red Ghost Pepper plants which will supply you with all the heat you need! Bhut Jolokia peppers are native to India and need a long growing season or can also be grown indoors or in greenhouses. The chile paste made from these super hot peppers is used for hot sauce, and even for bear spray and tear gas, having a whopping 1,000,000 Scoville Heat Units! This chile became famous because it was the first ho...
  13. Carolina Reaper Seeds The hottest pepper in the world is officially the Carolina Reaper. It has been reported to have over 2 million Scoville Heat Units, that's HOT!! If you're looking to buy Carolina Reaper seeds and grow your own, we only have one warning – use gloves when cutting up these chiles! :) Fun Carolina Reaper facts: This chile pepper gets it's heat from being a cross between a Pakastani Naga and a Red Habanero. Carolina Reaper consumers sometimes experience something like a runner’s hi...
  14. Make Hot Pepper Infused Vodka for a Gift This is very easy and makes an impressive gift for Christmas or birthdays. First - Buy a bottle of vodka. Second - Place a small piece of habanero into the vodka and replace cap. Third - After one week remove the habanero piece. Fourth - Label and gift it! The first step is to buy good vodka in the mid-price range. Brands like Svedka, Absolut or Smirnoff work well for infusing. The second step is to use a hot pepper that hasn’t been in the refrigerator and is blemish free. Good choices are ch...
  15. Pepper Seeds Sandia Seed has pepper seeds from all the chile peppers you can think of: hatch chile pepper seeds, anaheim pepper seeds, bhut jolokia ghost pepper seeds, habanero seeds, jalapeno seeds, and sweet pepper seeds such as shishito pepper seeds, which are wonderful japanese peppers that are very popular with chefs! Our GMO-free Pepper seeds are gathered fresh every year from New Mexican farms, bringing you the authentic New Mexican hatch chile varieties, as well as some of the hottest pepper seed...
  16. Yellow Scotch Bonnet The Yellow Scotch Bonnet (Bahamian, Bahama Mama, Jamaican Hot or Martinique Pepper) is a very hot pepper, closely related to the Habanero and has about the same heat levels. The shape is different and resembles a Scot’s Bonnet, hence the name. The Yellow Scotch Bonnet is very important in the Jamaican cuisine and the Cayman Islands. That’s why Jamaican Jerk and other Caribbean dishes have a unique taste. Jerk is a way of cooking that is originated in Jamaica. Meat is rubbed with a very sharp ...

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