Square Foot Gardening Forum

Hello Guest!
Welcome to the official Square Foot Gardening Forum.
There's lots to learn here by reading as a guest. However, if you become a member (it's free, ad free and spam-free) you'll have access to our large vermiculite databases, our seed exchange spreadsheets, Mel's Mix calculator, and many more members' pictures in the Gallery. Enjoy.


Search
 
 

Display results as :
 

 


Rechercher Advanced Search

Latest topics
» Compost
by SeanM Today at 4:20 am

» parsnips in square foot garden?
by sanderson Today at 4:01 am

» Oh no! My hibiscus moscheutos plant has some roots exposed!
by RJARPCGP Today at 2:38 am

» CANADIAN REGION: What are you doing in September 2016
by Kelejan Today at 1:04 am

» Soil Blocks: Tutorial In Photos
by landarch Yesterday at 11:32 pm

» New England September 2016
by yolos Yesterday at 11:23 pm

» The SFG Journey-Cover crops
by yolos Yesterday at 11:21 pm

» Tryst with my first DIY SFG
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 10:36 pm

» The Research Journey:free-The Gardener’s Guide TO PERFECT GARDEN SOIL
by has55 Yesterday at 9:32 pm

» Second Year SFG in Canada
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 8:33 pm

» The Research Journey:SELF-WATERING SALAD GARDEN COURSE
by has55 Yesterday at 6:58 pm

» Hand Pollination ?
by sanderson Yesterday at 6:57 pm

» Plantoid' s going into hospital ....
by llama momma Yesterday at 5:40 pm

» Admin back! Classic cars
by AtlantaMarie Yesterday at 5:38 pm

» What are you eating from your garden today?
by Robbomb116 Yesterday at 4:53 pm

» Kale & Parsnip Question
by countrynaturals Yesterday at 3:09 pm

» compost thermometer
by sanderson Yesterday at 1:58 pm

» Northern California & Coastal Valleys - What are you doing this month?
by sanderson Yesterday at 12:37 pm

» EXPERIMENT: Tomatoes to Powder
by trolleydriver Yesterday at 11:00 am

» N&C Midwest: September 2016
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 9:29 am

» The Research Journey:what to plant now, fall gardening in Dallas-Ft worth
by sanderson 9/25/2016, 9:55 pm

» Medical Topic...may be helpful to some folk....
by sanderson 9/25/2016, 9:50 pm

» Gardening in Central Pennsylvania
by Scorpio Rising 9/25/2016, 9:04 pm

» Mid-Atl - Jul 2016 - Wwwwaaaaahhhhh!
by Scorpio Rising 9/25/2016, 6:07 pm

» Another item for composting.
by llama momma 9/25/2016, 4:04 pm

» mulching
by dstack 9/25/2016, 12:27 pm

» 1,000 worms on their way....
by Cajun Cappy 9/25/2016, 11:45 am

» Mid-Atl - Oct 2016 - Fall Garden 2016
by BeetlesPerSqFt 9/25/2016, 9:32 am

» When is a great time to start a garden? The Fall!
by MrBooker 9/25/2016, 6:05 am

» NEW ENGLAND OCT 2016
by Scorpio Rising 9/24/2016, 10:02 pm

Google

Search SFG Forum

What to do with an excess of habanero peppers?

View previous topic View next topic Go down

What to do with an excess of habanero peppers?

Post  kdms on 10/18/2012, 8:49 pm

I've got a dozen ripe habanero peppers (I think - they may be jalepeno, hubby can't remember what type of plant he bought) and I can't stand to see them go to waste. Personally, I don't like spicy/hot foods, so I was thinking a sweet/spicy jelly or jam....

Anybody got any recipes or suggestions? Significant other doesn't want them pickled..... which would have been the obvious (and easiest) solution. Rolling Eyes

thanks! karen

kdms

Female Posts : 13
Join date : 2012-09-22
Location : Ottawa, Canada

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: What to do with an excess of habanero peppers?

Post  camprn on 10/18/2012, 8:54 pm

Have you thought about drying them? then you can use little bits of it at a time.
http://www.chillies-down-under.com/preserving-chillies.html

____________________________

40 years a gardener and going strong with SFG.
http://squarefoot.creatingforum.com/t3574-the-end-of-july-7-weeks-until-frost

There are certain pursuits which, if not wholly poetic and true, do at least suggest a nobler and finer relation to nature than we know. The keeping of bees, for instance. ~ Henry David Thoreau

http://squarefoot.creatingforum.com/t1306-other-gardening-books

Outlander is outstanding!


camprn

Forum Moderator Certified SFG Teacher

Female Posts : 13979
Join date : 2010-03-06
Age : 54
Location : Keene, NH, USA ~ Zone 5a

View user profile http://squarefoot.creatingforum.com/t3574-the-end-of-july-7-week

Back to top Go down

Re: What to do with an excess of habanero peppers?

Post  Nonna.PapaVino on 10/18/2012, 10:28 pm

Do you have enough for a jar of Cowboy Candy? One of the online recipes similar to that I use: http://tastykitchen.com/recipes/canning/candied-jalapenos-cowboy-candy/ If you do indeed have habaneros, leave off the cayenne. BTW, habaneros and jalapenos don't look all that much alike, so, unless the two plants hybridized, the fruits are different: jalapenos are smooth, habaneros almost always have some "pleats" on one end.

Nonna.PapaVino

Female Posts : 1437
Join date : 2011-02-07
Location : In hills west of St. Helens, OR

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: What to do with an excess of habanero peppers?

Post  happycamper on 10/19/2012, 2:30 am

I have to admit that I chop hot peppers, place in ice cube trays then cover with water and freeze. I place the cubes in a ziplock and grab a few out to use in various recipes throughout the winter. That recipe for Cowboy Candy looks interesting.

happycamper

Female Posts : 304
Join date : 2010-05-26
Location : East County Portland, OR

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: What to do with an excess of habanero peppers?

Post  kdms on 10/19/2012, 7:41 am

That cowboy candy recipe looks awesome! I don't have enough peppers to do the full thing, but maybe a half recipe....although there was another recipe for 'kentucky bar fight jam' on that website that looks good too.... Very Happy

kdms

Female Posts : 13
Join date : 2012-09-22
Location : Ottawa, Canada

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: What to do with an excess of habanero peppers?

Post  CapeCoddess on 10/19/2012, 11:44 am

Bet we could use that Cowboy Candy recipe with other things, too...like leave out the spices and use ginger.

CC

CapeCoddess

Posts : 5210
Join date : 2012-05-20
Age : 60
Location : elbow of the Cape, MA, Zone 6b/7a

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: What to do with an excess of habanero peppers?

Post  Nonna.PapaVino on 10/19/2012, 12:31 pm

Haven't tried the Kentucky Bar Fight Jam, but for an appetizer at a Rally, spread over and around a block of good quality cream cheese, and served with Ritz crackers, it was popular with the guys....'specially the ones with a beer and a touch of macho. Nonna

Nonna.PapaVino

Female Posts : 1437
Join date : 2011-02-07
Location : In hills west of St. Helens, OR

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: What to do with an excess of habanero peppers?

Post  RoOsTeR on 10/19/2012, 12:51 pm

@kdms wrote:I've got a dozen ripe habanero peppers (I think - they may be jalepeno, hubby can't remember what type of plant he bought) and I can't stand to see them go to waste.

thanks! karen




Jalapeno


Habanero


Also, just in case you aren't aware, habanero peppers are much, much hotter than a jalapeno. Here's a cool site for reference:
http://missvickie.com/howto/spices/peppers/peppersdict.html

RoOsTeR

Male Posts : 3851
Join date : 2011-10-04

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: What to do with an excess of habanero peppers?

Post  kdms on 10/19/2012, 2:49 pm

Thanks! Excellent pictures.

By following the link, it would appear we've got ourselves a 'Fresno' pepper plant. Very cool! Laughing

kdms

Female Posts : 13
Join date : 2012-09-22
Location : Ottawa, Canada

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: What to do with an excess of habanero peppers?

Post  Sponsored content Today at 6:42 am


Sponsored content


Back to top Go down

View previous topic View next topic Back to top


 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum