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The Best Peppers for your Home Garden

The Best Peppers for your Home Garden

If you just can’t get enough of hot peppers, why not try growing some at home. You can grow them from seed starting indoors in the winter, or you can buy some pepper plants and put them in the ground after the final frost of spring. It’s possible to grow them in containers as well as as raised beds.

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Why certain foods sometimes give us the hiccups

Why certain foods sometimes give us the hiccups

Usually, your diaphragm helps your lungs breathe in and out. When your diaphragm spasms or twitches, it makes you hiccup. That’s because the spasm has sent a message on to your brain, which then ends up sending a message on to your throat.

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Decoding the Scoville Scale

Decoding the Scoville Scale

It’s possible you’ve heard of the Scoville Scale, but do you know what it means? For hot pepper lovers it’s the key to deciding which flavors you want to try, and perhaps even which flavors you need to work your way up to.

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What to do, and not to do, when you eat a hot pepper

What to do, and not to do, when you eat a hot pepper

Some peppers are so hot they can actually make you start sweating and even tear up. It’s always good to know what type of pepper it is before you take that first bite. If you know this, you can check the Scoville Scale to get an idea of how hot it is beforehand.

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