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Whole Jalapenos

Jalapeno Chilli Pizza Recipe (Wholemeal Base)

Introduction Jalapeno chillies are one of the most famous and well known chillies in the world and it's for good reason. Here are some reasons why we should grow jalapenos: They germinate easily from seed (where other chillies can be temperamental). The plant isn't large so pots and small spaces are fine. It fruits quickly

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Pickled Jalapeno Chillies

Quick Jalapeno Pickle Hit (in under 15 minutes)

This is just a short article on how to quickly preserve excess jalapenos (and other chillies) through pickling. So if chillies through winter are difficult to grow where you are, then pickling them to save for the cooler times of the year is the way to go.   Pickled Jalapeno Chillies in Jars Step 1

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Thai Red Chilli Paste Frozen Cubes

My Thai Red Chilli Paste Frozen Cubes Recipe

My Thai Red Chilli Paste can be used as a flavour base for laksas, soups, curries, noodles, and to add some extra bite to stir-fries. This summer I had a bumper crop of chillies and they are still going strong even as winter approaches. An abundance of chillies is a good thing because they are

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How To Make Hot Chilli Sauce Similar To Tabasco (Only Better)

Introduction I want to share two methods I use for making this hot chilli sauce similar to the famous Tabasco sauce and they are: the simple fast sauce method and (the much slower) fermentation sauce method. Any chilli is suitable for this sauce; however, a hot chilli works best. I use small Thai chillies which

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Self-Sufficiency and Xmas Gift Ideas Go Together Like Marmalade & Toast

There’s no better gift than one heartfelt and bequeathed with love and care. Self-sufficiency is the perfect platform for enabling the best of both worlds when it comes to gift giving at Christmas or any other festive occasion by producing something very special at a reasonable cost. Venture into Target or any other department store

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