Chile Pepper Botany

Museum Heirlooms and the Superhot Advantage

Museum Heirlooms and the Superhot Advantage

Heirloom vegetables, those traditional varieties that are the subject of quite some lore and more than a few feelings of how “those are like I used to know them from way-back-when”, have been growing in popularity. And yet, even as they are still  barely just […]

The Comfort of Jalapeño Flavor and the Craziness of ‘the Market’

The Comfort of Jalapeño Flavor and the Craziness of ‘the Market’

I should be happy. Finally, it’s clear that people – US Americans, at least – have come to like not just “chile pepper” and “hot” food, but certain chile pepper flavors. It’s not surprising.