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Chile Relleno Magic


There's something about chile rellenos that keep you wanting more. Some like them crispy, some insist on traditional. Make them at home with these easy recipes or try Chile Relleno Quiche for the tasty flavors in a pie.

What's a Scoville Heat Unit?


Chile-heads are inclined to agree on only one thing: the scientific method for establishing how hot a pepper really is not up for debate. What's your limit? 4500? 250,000? Find out here.

Smokin' Chipotles


These chiles are all the rage in culinary circles these days. But if you buy a can and use only one, then what? Try this hearty veggie soup for starters.

Chile Pepper QandA Page


You've got burning questions about growing and using chiles and we have answered them.

Here's one that's full of our favorite recipes because we wrote the book! It is also full of information, helpful hints and ideas for using herbs and spices in your kitchen.

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