Chili Pepper News — scoville heat scale
Does the Scoville Scale Need a Modern Update?
By now you’ve probably heard of the Scoville Scale. That’s the scale that was invented more than 100 years ago to measure the pungency of hot peppers. It’s named after a man named Wilbur Scoville, who first came up with the scale in 1912.
Semi-Breaking News: Chili Pepper Leaves Are Edible!
Betcha didn’t know you could eat the entire chili pepper! Your love for chili peppers doesn’t need to stop at the juicy pepper. There are many pepper varieties where you can safely eat the leaves and add them to your favorite dishes.