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Chiming in on Mini Bell Peppers

Chiming in on Mini Bell Peppers

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Short growing seasons mean gardeners have to get creative if they want to have some sweet success.

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Picking a Peck of Paprika Peppers

Picking a Peck of Paprika Peppers

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Pepper plants are grown as annuals, but they’re actually perennial plants that can grow indoors during the winter.

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Hot Things Come in Little Packages

Hot Things Come in Little Packages

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Casabella peppers are small in size, but big on heat. Here’s one way to tame them.

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My Holy Quest for Mole

My Holy Quest for Mole

‘Holy Molé’ isn’t just an All-America Selections vegetable winner, it’s a pepper grown with only one purpose in mind.

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QUESTION: Why do my peppers droop and wilt?

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One by one I'm watching my pepper plants droop and wilt no matter how much watering is done.  They've just started to fruit.  Is this condition caused by a soil virus or insect?  This...

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A Passion for Cooking with Peppers

A Passion for Cooking with Peppers

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Every kitchen garden needs several different kinds of peppers to use in summer-time recipes. Here are five varieties to add a little spice to your cooking life.

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Add Some Spice to Your Life

Add Some Spice to Your Life

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Until you’ve experienced the pleasure of growing sweet red peppers and then grinding the dried pods into fresh paprika, you won’t know what you’ve been missing. One whiff of fresh paprika and you’ll never want to buy grocery store paprika again.

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A Stir-Fry Garden

A Stir-Fry Garden

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You probably don't grow rice or ginger or make your own tofu, but you can grow a lot of veggies that are perfect for stir-frying.

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Farewell to the Summer Harvest Season--Fall is Here!

Farewell to the Summer Harvest Season--Fall is Here!

Gone are the bright blue skies of autumn, when one looks up through a dazzling palette of colored leaves against the sky. Lime green, bright yellow, golden, orange, red, mahogany, and brown leaves...

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Christmas Peppers

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There are two important facts that you need to know about me: #1. I have a pale green thumb #2. I endure Texas weather, just northeast of Houston The reason my thumb is pale green is that...

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Whole Pickled Peppers

Whole Pickled Peppers

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I have made good pickled peppers from Santa Fe Grande, Hungarian hot, red hot cherry, jalapeno, serrano and habanero chiles. Makes about 6 pints. Wash the peppers and cut the stems from the large...

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Peppers

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I have many yellow, orange, and red peppers in my vegetable garden. I want to make salsa to can, the tomatoes are ripening very fast. My question is- How can I speed up the process of color change...

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Hot Hot Hot! Get Ready to Preserve the Chile Harvest

Hot Hot Hot! Get Ready to Preserve the Chile Harvest

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About midsummer, peppers mature and begin to ripen, and chiles become more pungent. Right now in my Maryland Zone 7 garden, my chiles are coming on strong and we are eating them morning, noon and night. Some of them are almost fiery hot, while some are crisp, slightly sweet with just a hint of heat, and full of flavor.

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Roasted Chile and Herb Sauce

Roasted Chile and Herb Sauce

This is a recipe using roasted chiles in a delicious South-of-the-Border green herb sauce. It has similarities to both pipián verde from Mexico and pesto from Italy, with a Southwestern touch. It is delicious on pasta, potatoes, squash, fresh sliced tomatoes, or with grilled chicken and fish, on sandwiches and wraps.

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Extend Your Gardening Season Beyond Frost by Growing Produce that Keeps

Extend Your Gardening Season Beyond Frost by Growing Produce that Keeps

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If you grow winter squash, pumpkins, potatoes, garlic, and hot peppers, you effectively extend your gardening season well into the fall and winter.

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Brooklyn Rooftop Container Garden

Brooklyn Rooftop Container Garden

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This is my rooftop container garden in Brooklyn, NY.  Right now I'm growing broccoli, eggplant, peppers and tomatoes.

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Turkish Stuffed Peppers

Turkish Stuffed Peppers

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A robust Middle Eastern mixture of rice, dried apricots, currants, and nuts seasoned with aromatics is packed into a colorful assortment of peppers.

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Video: When Are My Peppers Ready to Pick?

Video: When Are My Peppers Ready to Pick?

The first thing a gardener needs to know about peppers is that they all start off green.

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Stuffed Vegetables

Stuffed Vegetables

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Savory fillings turn garden produce into something spectacular. And the basic technique for making stuffed onions, tomatores, peppers, and squash is surprisingly straightforward.

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Pickled Pepper Relish

Pickled Pepper Relish

Green, yellow, and red peppers along with chipotle chilies and red onion make up this relish.

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