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Corn Pancakes, The Early Arrival Of An Annual Celebration

Edward Schneider | Posted 07.30.2014 | Taste
Edward Schneider

We ate ours with maple syrup: its sweetness works marvelously well with the sweet-savory pancakes.

Everything You Need To Know About The Most Widely Used Spice In The World

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 05.07.2014 | Taste

We know you use it all the time -- but how much do you really know about pepper?

6 Tips for Making Great Salsa

Steven Raichlen | Posted 06.25.2014 | Taste
Steven Raichlen

Photo (clockwise from left): Grilled Tomatillos by Taz; Pico de Gallo by jeffreyw; Mango Salsa by Maggie Hoffman Born in pre-Colombian Mexico, this...

How The Hot Pepper Got Its Kick

| Thomas Sumner | Posted 01.27.2014 | Science

Things are heating up in the world of genetics. The hot pepper (Capsicum annuum) is one of the most widely grown spice crops globally, playing an impo...

Pickled Peppers for Game Day

Food Fanatic | Posted 03.23.2014 | Taste
Food Fanatic

Pickled Banana Peppers are a delicious topping on more than just sandwiches.

Note to Self: Plant Shishito Peppers Next Year

Maria Rodale | Posted 12.03.2013 | Taste
Maria Rodale

One day I noticed a little supermarket bag on my desk with a Post-It note saying "from Ethne." It was filled with shishito peppers! I was very, very excited.

Sweet Italian Tradition: Cast Iron Charred Peppers With Parmesan

Food Fanatic | Posted 11.18.2013 | Taste
Food Fanatic

All you need is a seasoned cast-iron skillet to give your peppers the char of a lifetime.

EXPLAINED: Why Hot Peppers Trigger That Tingly Sensation

LiveScience | Tia Ghose | Posted 09.11.2013 | Science

Most people who have eaten spicy Chinese food know the distinctive tingly numbness caused by Sichuan peppers. Now research, detailed today (Sept. 10)...

Cooking Off the Cuff: Not Corn Pancakes - Pepper Pancakes

Edward Schneider | Posted 11.04.2013 | Taste
Edward Schneider

When your principal ingredient is no longer in season, consider simply leaving it out.

Tips for Grilling Perfect Sausage

Steven Raichlen | Posted 10.26.2013 | Taste
Steven Raichlen

Plus, the best sausage and pepper sandwich you'll ever eat.

10 Scorching Hot Chile Pepper Facts & Grilling Tips

Steven Raichlen | Posted 10.06.2013 | Taste
Steven Raichlen

Plus, the only Jalapeño Popper recipe you'll ever need.

Recipe Of The Day: Grilled Peppers

Posted 08.05.2013 | Taste

Stuffed with cheese too!

24 Recipes That Celebrate Bell Peppers

Posted 07.26.2013 | Taste

Add some color (and flavor) to your food

Grandpa's Greek Salad

Laura Kumin | Posted 07.17.2013 | Taste
Laura Kumin

Grandpa was a great cook. Mom says he cooked "out of self-defense," in an age when a home kitchen was generally a woman's preserve.

World's Spiciest Hot Sauces

The Daily Meal | Posted 05.25.2013 | Taste
The Daily Meal

Hot sauce: some never leave home without a bottle of the stuff; others fear even brief exposure. So what is it about spicy food that causes such divisiveness?

Get Down & Dirty With Hot Peppers

Food52 | Posted 01.09.2013 | Taste
Food52

To the uninitiated, spiciness is binary: just hot or mild.

It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World of Basque Peppers (Video)

Rebecca Gerendasy | Posted 12.26.2012 | Taste
Rebecca Gerendasy

It's a mad, mad, mad mad world of Basque peppers featuring a virtual who's who of the pepper variety kingdom. Manuel Recio, of Viridian Farms, takes us on a guided tour of the many star-studded attractions peppered throughout his farm.

Easy to Make Roasted Peppers and Corn Tamales (Video)

Rebecca Gerendasy | Posted 12.24.2012 | Taste
Rebecca Gerendasy

Tucked away in a nondescript section of downtown Beaverton -- a stones throw from Portland, Oregon -- there's a small, cozy restaurant that is known for their Central American cuisine. It's aptly named Gloria's Secret Café.

Best Cheesesteaks Outside Of Philly

The Daily Meal | Posted 12.17.2012 | Taste
The Daily Meal

Here's how to satisfy that cheesesteak craving for those residing outside of Philadelphia.

How To Roast Peppers

Laura Kumin | Posted 11.24.2012 | Taste
Laura Kumin

Why roast peppers? If you haven't had one, just try a home-roasted pepper and you'll understand how far superior it is to the stuff you buy in a jar at the grocery.

27 Ways To Make Your Bell Peppers Less Boring

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 08.06.2014 | Taste

These recipes prove that bell peppers are anything but expected.

Taste Test: The Best And Worst Jarred Roasted Peppers

Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

Roasted red peppers have become a pantry staple in many of our kitchens, gracing everything from hummus to bruschetta and pureed soups. Though it does...

Can You Handle The Heat of Chile Peppers?

Kitchen Daily | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

What would we do without hot peppers? They add so much to many dishes, from Mexican to Thai. Originating from South America, hot chile peppers made th...

How to Dry (and Fry) Cayenne Peppers

Maria Rodale | Posted 10.31.2011 | Home
Maria Rodale

Every year I plant one or two cayenne pepper plants and then, one August day, go out and find them exploding with hot, red, dangerously delightful-loo...

Guide to Chiles

The Daily Meal | Posted 10.24.2011 | Home
The Daily Meal

Chiles are a great addition to any dish because they add spice, depth of flavor, and many health benefits. While jalapeños and cayenne are the more...