How to make homemade salsa hotter

How To Make Homemade Salsa Hotter

Homemade salsas, with their fresh ingredients, often have more complex flavor profiles (and are more nuanced in terms of their heat levels) than the jarred stuff. There are many varieties of fresh salsas, each with different styles and flavors. Homemade salsa can be anywhere on …

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Chipotle powder uses

Eight Tasty Chipotle Powder Uses

At one point, chipotle pepper was among the more obscure Latin American spices, at least outside Latin America. These days, it’s common in well-stocked kitchens, and the name is familiar to many (in particular, thanks to the popular restaurant chain.) Chipotle peppers are simply jalapeño …

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Does Chili Powder Go Bad

Does Chili Powder Go Bad?

Chili powder seasoning consists of various ground spices and at least one herb. This spice blend was invented as a convenience product for American cooks. It encapsulated the flavors of Mexican cooking in one mixture and saved cooks the trouble of seeking out multiple spices. …

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Jalapeno not spicy

Jalapeños Not Spicy? Here May Be Why

Have you experienced a jalapeño with a surprising lack of a kick? If your jalapeños are not as spicy as expected, there are many reasons why it may be the case. Let’s break down what may be happening with your bunch. There’s a natural heat …

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Gochujang Vs. Sambal Oelek

Gochujang Vs. Sambal Oelek – How Do They Compare?

Gochujang is one of the beloved ingredients in Korean cooking and offers a distinctive taste. Sambal oelek is a traditional ingredient in Malaysian and Indonesian cooking that has been co-opted by Westerners as a spicier alternative to sriracha. The two chili pastes have a lot …

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how to rehydrate peppers

How To Rehydrate Peppers For The Best Flavor

Dried chilies are a terrific way to save space in the kitchen and to enjoy chili pepper heat all-year round. To use them for most recipes, you’re going to need to rehydrate them prior to use, but what’s the best way to do this? Rehydrating just means adding water, is …

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