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    Small Tribute to the "Big Easy"

      A nice startup would be a Hurricane made from scratch........or...     How bout a snack of the local  Chips, Brew, and some Crystal Hot Sauce  ?........but better yet...             The startup to some Gumbo. Indgredients: Red and Green Sweet Peppers, Onion, Tomato, Fresh Cayenne Peppers...
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    PIC 1's...Pepper Graphic...2014

    Time to get this Grow off the ground...             Well sort of...at least the indoor part of it.  Here's the current look at some of my outdoor containers. We've had higher than normal snow amounts since December. A couple of hard frosts to boot. That may kill alot of the spring White Fly...
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    Stir Fried Rice Combo...

      Ingredients: Garlic, Onion, Scallions, Galanga, Red and Green Thai Chili's, Pickled Thai Chili's, Dried Thaibirds and Mini Thai, Thai Basil, Eggs, Shitake and Maitake Mushrooms, Lime, Westphal Ham, Shrimp, Chicken Thighs, Fresh Peas, Black Salt, Coconut Vinegar, Aged Chili Oil, Jasmine Rice...
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    Season Ending Sauce...

    Here's the final sauce that I've made this year.  This will be a mix of dryed and frozen peppers.  Why use dryed ? This is the only sauce that I will do that, mainly because of the Chipotle Peppers. You just can't duplicate the days of the cold smoking process at home without the right...
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    A Tale of 3 Chicago.....Dogs

    I'm not sure how many of you are from the Chicago area, ...or have ever tried one or have heard of the "Chicago Style Hot Dog?". I 've spent all my Hot  Doggone years here in Chicago......and have eaten many varieties of hot dogs through the years. Most are still respectable...         Here's...
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    Empanadas...

    I'd like to dedicate this appetizer recipe to a good Argentine friend of mine, Ruben whose recovering from a 5-way heart by-pass. He spent a good part of his life traveling with his band (drummer) from one country to the next. ........ here's my take on the dish probably similar to one that's...
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    Escoveitch......................hooked ?

      It's that time of the year to process the goods. When it comes to the point of having an over abundent amount of Scotch Bonnets the ideas tend to turn...     Most of you do what I've done this year and many times in the past...Bottle up cases woozies of Bonnet sauce, dehydrate the pods and...
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    Fried Rav...

    A special thanks to Matt (MGOLD86) for sending out some powder....smoked that is...     Eggs, " Smoked Bhut, Scorpion and Kitchen Sink powders", Parsley, Semolina, "00" Flour, Salt, Pepper, White Cheddar, Sharp Cheddar, Asiago, and Ricotta Cheeses, Seasoned Breadcrumbs, Olive Oil, Buttermilk...
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    "Age-Old Blackened Prime"..........Burger

    Ingredients: ...Jalapeno, Wild Oregano, Thyme, Cumin Seed, Cayenne, Onion Powder, Bay Leaf, Granulated Garlic, White Peppercorn, Fennel Seed, Black Peppercorn, Worcestershire Powder, Honey Powder, Turkish Praprika, Dried Bhut Jolokia, Egg...Idaho Potato, Red Onion, 28 Day Dry Aged ...each, End...
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    Sesame Crusted Yellowfin

    Ginger, Garlic, "Dried, Pickled, and Fresh Thai Chili's", Lemon Grass, Chives, Tangelo, Yellowfin Tuna, Coconut Palm Sugar, White Sesame Seeds, Sweet & Tangy Soy Dipping Sauce, Pure Wasabi Powder, Black Pepper, Pickled Ginger, Rice Wine Vinegar, Black Sesame Seeds, Fish Sauce I thought I'd...
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    "Jerk Chicken".......on a cold and rainy day

    Ingredients: (Vegetable group left)...Fresno and Orange Habanero peppers, Thyme, Culantro, Yam, Zuchini, Yellow Squash, Carrot, Okra, Scallions, Red Onion, Chicken Leg/Thigh, Oregano, Jamaican allspice, Nutmeg, Coriander, Grains of Paradise, Cloves, Star Anise. Lime, Meyer Lemon, Lemon, Unripe...
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    PIC 1's............Pod-ography.............2013

      Good Eve-ning, and Welcome to my bog...glog ! Hey folks sorry for the late glog-up I'm a month behind last years startup,...... :rolleyes: ...... I still have 12+ weeks (plenty of time) before I can start think about hardening off the plants outdoors. First off I'd like to give a shout out...
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    "Baked Beans"...............what a gas

    Ingredients: L to R...Garlic, Jalapenos, Hatch Chilis, Onion, Mixed Beans, Spanish Praprika, Salt, Molasses, Pepper, Liquid Smoke, Black Strap Rum, Maple Syrup, Worcestershire Sauce, AP Vinegar, Tomato Puree, Tomato Paste, Smoked Ham Hocks, Thick Cut Bacon, Dark Brown Sugar, Smoked Serrano...
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    " Ocean Appe-Teasers "

    Ingredients: Left Front...Meyer Lemon, Lime, Key Limes, Orange, Mango, Mahi-Mahi, Shallot, Garlic, Yellow, Orange, and Red Habanero's, Cilantro, Italian Parsley, Squid, ...Lump Crab meat, Chives, Dill. Left Back Row,..White Pepper, White Truffle Oil, Sea Salt, Coconut Vinegar, " Fatalii Fury "...
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    "Jerk Chicken"............Nachos

    As the pepper season is slowly coming to an end here, there's always a combo of ripe/unripe pods to deal with. Whats better than a bowl of "Bonnets" for a Jerk Marinade... Heres the ingredients for Jerk Chicken...From L to R (spices) Grains of Paradise, Cumin Seed, Nutmeg, Celery Seed...
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    Year......and a Day

    This is my Scotch Bonnet sauce or also referred to at the "Iowa Hawkeye" tailgates...as the..."Black and Gold". Its your basic/bare/bonnet sauce consisting of Jamaican Bonnets, cane vinegar, cane sugar, spices...blah, blah, blah... It has a great taste with no sidetracking ingredients...
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    for-sale Attn..........Chicagoans..........Plant Sale

    If anyone in the area is needing a plant.........or two, I'm having a plant sale at my home this weekend on Sat (26th) and Sun (27th). To those who are interested c'mon by......send me a PM for times and address. Any other inquires can post here No Shipping !!! . I have over 200 peppers and...
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    Tomatoes.......................perhaps?

    Here's the start of my tomato season........about 2 months ago... Heres the 3 flats of 72 + seedlings... And heres a shot from today...........over 240 / 1 gal plants with over 30 varieties.................more photos to come as some of these get planted Greg
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    Congo-Berry..............Cheesecake

    Ingredients Butter, Mascarpone Cheese, Sugar, Cream Cheese, Agave Nectar, Creme Fraiche, Red Congo Peppers, Eggs, Vanilla, Hazelnut Flour, Condensed Milk, Graham Crackers, Biscotti Cookies, Lemon, Orange, Raspberries, ...(Not Pictured: Walnut Oil, Vodka) Heat Raspberries, Congo Peppers...
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    Cast Iron........"Hawaiian" style.........3 way

    Appetizer Ingredients:...Pure Wasabi Powder, Black Sea Salt, Paprika Lemon & Lime Spice Blend, Yellow Fin Tuna, Sashimi Dipping Sauce, Sweet Thai Sauce, Pickled Ginger, Wontons Dried Peppers to be ground: (Dorsett Naga, Waialua, Caribbean Red, Sweet Hot, Serrano, Morita) Deep Fry Wontans...
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