We grow a pretty big variety of hot peppers on the farm Carolina reaper, Jalapeno, Serrano, Hungarian Hot, Poblano, Chili, Ghost Pepper and Cayenne.  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.

Hot Peppers

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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.