The Best Appliance Ever

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It’s the most dependable appliance that I’ve ever had, outlasting five or six food processors, several stoves, three or four refrigerators, lotsa microwaves, and who knows how many other appliances.

New “Jalapotle” Eliminates the Need to Smoke Jalapeños to Make Chipotles

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A chipotle is a smoke-dried mature red Jalapeño pepper that is used in Mexican, TexMex and Southwestern cuisines. The name comes from the Nahuatl (Aztec language) word “chilpoctli”, meaning “smoked chili”. Because Jalapeños have a very thick mesocarp (flesh), they don’t air-dry well. Therefore the red mature pods are traditionally smoke-dried over mesquite fire, a time-consuming process that also requires … Read More