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Member Since 04 Jul 2013
Offline Last Active Feb 05 2019 02:17 PM

Community Stats

  • Group Members
  • Active Posts 467
  • Profile Views 5,310
  • Member Title Heating Up
  • Age 62 years old
  • Birthday November 20, 1956
  • Real Name
  • aka
  • Gender
    Male Male
  • Location
    Seattle area
  • Occupation
    Was IT Manager, Retired now
  • Company Name
  • Interests
    Gardening, motorcycle rides, wood working, putzing around the property
  • Anything Else
    Do regular volunteer work at local food banks

Food Stuff

  • Favorite Hot Pepper
    Fatalii, Congos, Scotch Bonnets and Jalapenos
  • Favorite Hot Sauce
    Chipotle, home made, and 3 alarm MOA sauce using recipe from WalkGood
  • Favorite Food
    Just about everything from the smoker and I look it!
  • Favorite BBQ Food
    Chipotle rubbed Brisket and pork ribs
  • Favorite BBQ Sauce
    Homemade Caribbean BBQ Sauce recipe from Web
  • Chili... Beans or No Beans?
    No Beans
  • Favorite Beverage with Fiery Food
    Fat tire ale, or hard cider
  • Share a Recipe
    Hot Pepper Jam
    Black Congo-Black Berry Jelly

    •3 1/2 cups of blackberry juice - from 3 quarts of blackberries
    •10-12 large Black Congo, halved, cored, and seeds removed
    •5 cups sugar
    •2 tablespoons lemon juice
    •1 1/2 box powdered pectin

    •The first step is to make the berry juice. Put the 3 quarts of blackberries in a pot and add about 1 1/2 cups of water.
    •cover and simmer until the fruit is soft.
    •Use a strainer and drain out juice - should have 3 1/2 cups (at least).
    •I use a food processor to chop up the congo's.
    •Mix together the juice, peppers, lemon juice, and pectin.
    •Bring to a boil over high heat.
    •Add sugar, stirring until dissolved.
    •Return to a hard boil for 1 minute.
    •Begin to test how well it will set (put a few drops on a plate, put in freezer for a half minute and see if it is setting.)
    •Pack in sterilized jars. Process in boiling water bath for 10 minutes.

    Share only if your can resist the repeat requests for more!

Growing Stuff

  • Grow List
    7 pots, butch-t, reaper, fatalii, brain strains and habs, jalapeno and several others, and for 2014 MoA'a
  • Seeds Available For Trade
    7 Pots, Bahamian Goat, Black Congo, White Bhut, Peach Bhut, Devils Tongue Yellow and Choc, Fatalli Yellow and Choc, Mixed Manzano, Trin Scorpion Yellow, Trin Scorp Moruga Yellow
  • Seeds Wanted
    SBJ7, Infinity, any or the chocolate or black supers (like the color, Aribibi Gusano and any unique paprika peppers want to try to make my own paprika powder. Aji Panca

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