Capsicum Chinense Peppers

Perhaps the most flavorful of them all, Capsicum Chinense Pepper species include Habanero's and interestingly enough, all the award winning super-hots like the Bhut Jolokia and Scorpions. Their pods have thinner skin than Annums. Chinense Peppers come in many variations, colors and sizes. But not all Chinense are hot. Varieties like the Trinidad Perfume and Nu Mex Suave are mild and aromatic.

Jamaican Hot Chocolate Habenero Pepper

Jamaican Hot Chocolate Habenero Pepper

Here we have a delicious looking dish of dried Hot Jamaican Chocolate chilli peppers Any time you have a brown pepper you will find at some point a few red ones growing in the patch, if it is big enough. Brown is a color genetically related to red. Red being the recessive gene. You can see the pepper expert Rick Hess go threw a Jamaican Hot Pepper Review. Here is a quote from his comments. “It is painful, and I’m not sure why I go through the pain.” Well most likely for fun Rick. I don’t see anyone going threw something like that for money. Hot Jamaican Pepper General Description Hailing from the Scotch Bonnet family in Jamaica, the deadly hot Chocolate Habanero ranks among the notorious few at the top of the heat scale racking up 450,000 scoville heat units. The Chilli Pepper Institute of New Mexico State University reported that the Chocolate Habanero Chile was the hottest chilli pepper. But that was two years ago. New varieties, hotter than the years before, are popping up around every corner. This Jamaican variety for some reason, is also known as the ‘Congo black’. Because it is sometimes hard to differentiate, many are unclear whether the Jamaican Hot Chocolate plants, are actually habaneros, Scotch Bonnets, or their own variety. But one thing is clear, they are a close relative to the habanero, a member of Capsicum chinense. The 2 inch peppers ripen from a deep green to a gorgeous, chocolate brown about 90 days after transplanting. Cooking with Jamaican Hot Chocolate The fruits have a unique, rich flavor. The smokiness is unequaled by any other pepper. It’s the ultimate salsa pepper. They have a Caribbean, smoky flavor, which makes them delicious in salsas or the popular Jamaican Jerk sauce or marinade.  ...

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The Devil Tongue Hot Chile Pepper Made Me Do It

The Devil Tongue Hot Chile Pepper Made Me Do It

Devils Tongue hot pepper comes in yellow, gold, red and even chocolate. Some people just can’t pass up an “I dare you to do it”, when it comes to eating a hot, hot chile pepper. In the video above, you can check out two young, crazies, hot-heads who eat a Devils Tongue Hot Pepper whole… seeds and all. It has over 300,000 Scoville Units of Heat Devil’s Tongue Pepper  General Description The Devil Tongue Hot Chile Pepper, is currently considered the 7th hottest pepper on this planet. It was supposedly found growing amongst other habaneros by a farmer of the Amish people in Pennsylvania. It is clearly in the habanero family based on its taste and heat level. The Habanero fruits have a very fruity spicy flavor. Devil’s Tongue peppers have been measured as high as 325,000 Scoville heat units. Their bright yellow wrinkly pods make Devil’s Tongue peppers easy to spot when ripe. The plant is large, 30 to 36 inches tall, with fruit 2 to 3″ long by 1 to 1.5″ wide. The pepper matures from green to golden yellow, has pendant pods with green leaves....

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