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How to make an easy appetizer, straight from the skillet

How to make an easy appetizer, straight from the skillet

If you want to impress your family and friends at your next get-together, you may want to consider whipping up a spicy appetizer sure to please the crowds. Blistered shishito peppers are not only easy to make, but they taste great too. Shishito peppers aren’t very big, but they’re big on taste.

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Why it’s a good idea to remove the seeds from dried peppers

Why it’s a good idea to remove the seeds from dried peppers

A lot of people enjoy the taste and flavor of hot peppers. After all, hot peppers can certainly spice up mealtime. If you’re considering using dried chili peppers in your next soup, stew, or salsa, you’ll want to start by removing the seeds.

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Tips for “neutralizing” the spice of spicy foods

Tips for “neutralizing” the spice of spicy foods

Spicy food oftentimes isn’t for the faint of heart. Some of the hottest peppers on the planet are packed with capsaicin, and that means an extra dose of heat. Sure, eating spicy food delivers a bit of a thrill, but sometimes the heat can be a bit overwhelming.

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Fight off garden pests with pepper

Fight off garden pests with pepper

If you’re having a hard time in the fight against garden pests, you may want to try using pepper. Some say this common and inexpensive kitchen staple is a good deterrent for pests that like to cause havoc on home gardens. Black pepper acts as a plant’s natural antibacterial agent.

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