Archive for March 26th, 2010

Not the country, though I’m sure it’s a fine place to visit, but the peppers so beloved in many cuisines around the world…

…and in my own kitchen. Sometimes, though, that pretty pepper you picked up at the local farmer’s market might be a bit hotter than you expected:

So here’s a handy-dandy listing chiles from the utterly wimpy to those that qualify as WMDs:

Let’s place safe in the kitchen, okay?

(source: About.com.)

LINKS: About the Scoville scale. How to cool the burn.)

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Because I had the misfortune of dealing with a company that shipped the items I bought promptly via a carrier that delivered them precisely on schedule to my place of business, I won’t be able to get them until Monday. Curse them!

I mean, it’s not my fault that I forgot today is a state holiday, we’d be closed, and Fedex would be forced to reschedule… 😦

All whining and kidding aside, I do recommend Foster & Smith Aquatics and FedEx Ground highly. I’ve never received less than great service from either.

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