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Old 12-07-2012, 08:57 PM   #27
Mo-Dave
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Originally Posted by strmrdr View Post
you can try different jalepenos,they are not all at the same heat level,not sure why but i have been growing jalepenos,and other chili peppers for several years and have never been able to get them all to be hot.I like them hot,actually i like habenaros better because they are usually hotter but again it is not always the case.The other way to lessen the heat,or at least cut it on the palate is to use cheese,just like milk something about the dairy cuts the heat of the pepper.I have found that parmesan is very good at this as is any sharp cheddar.
This year my peppers were very small and not hot at all, I have to wonder if it was due to our high heat this summer, although I have always heard hot and dry climates will produce hot peppers.
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