07-27-2015, 06:32 AM
#1
User Info
It's going to be a bountiful harvest... Firedevil
[Image: F1Awfrf.jpg]

39 3,881
Reply
 07-27-2015, 06:53 AM
#2
  • eengler
  • Administrator
  • South Dakota, USA
User Info
Those look Amazing Primo!

59 4,389
Reply
 07-27-2015, 07:04 AM
#3
User Info
(07-27-2015, 06:53 AM)eengler Wrote: Those look Amazing Primo!
You should see the bush...LOADED!  These are only the first two to have ripened up.


I have a real problem. I adore spicy/hot peppers. They, however...don't adore my stomach so much. Best solution is to take a package of Philly and stir in one or two chopped habaneros. Spread that on a cracker...yummy Hambre ...sneaky  Firedevil

39 3,881
Reply
 07-27-2015, 07:16 AM
#4
User Info
Oh wow! You have me salivating! There is nothing as delicious as the flavor of a ripe habanero! Fruity sweet. OK, hot too, but I'm only referring to the flavor.

Primo, they freeze great! They retain that wonderful flavor. I just wash them, freeze on a tray, then put them in a container for long term storage. I've also chopped them and froze the pulp, but that doesn't work as good IMO as just freezing them whole.

Our 3 plants will probably do nothing this season, but we'll overwinter them and next year I expect that they will.

32 6,445
Reply
 07-27-2015, 07:20 AM
#5
User Info
(07-27-2015, 07:16 AM)ShadowsDad Wrote: Oh wow! You have me salivating! There is nothing as delicious as the flavor of a ripe habanero! Fruity sweet. OK, hot too, but I'm only referring to the flavor.

Primo, they freeze great! They retain that wonderful flavor. I just wash them, freeze on a tray, then put them in a container for long term storage. I've also chopped them and froze the pulp, but that doesn't work as good IMO as just freezing them whole.

Our 3 plants will probably do nothing this season, but we'll overwinter them and next year I expect that they will.

Agree 100% The Habanero has one of the most fruity, intoxicating smells of ANY pepper with which I am familiar. This is what I do with my extras:
They keep a VERY long time like this without losing their punch or scent.

[Image: 5kZjkqG.jpg]

39 3,881
Reply
 07-27-2015, 09:34 AM
#6
User Info
Lovely, Primo!  Smile

82 21,056
Reply
 07-27-2015, 12:01 PM
#7
User Info
H0w long and at what temp' do you dry them for? I'd rather dry them, I just never tried it.

32 6,445
Reply
 07-27-2015, 12:12 PM
#8
User Info
I'm not a huge fan of the heat, but the flavor is nice. They make lovely jam with various fruits. In fact I just got some grapefruit habanero jelly that is excellent.

They're also my pepper of choice in some Brazilian chicken croquettes I make (coxinhas). One pepper is enough for a whole batch of the croquettes though!

9 112
Reply
 07-27-2015, 04:53 PM
#9
User Info
(07-27-2015, 12:01 PM)ShadowsDad Wrote: H0w long and at what temp' do you dry them for? I'd rather dry them, I just never tried it.
Its difficult to give you an exact time but in my convection oven, which I set to the lowest setting--maybe 180 degrees on a sheet tray lined with parchment paper. Now be forewarned, you're going to need a good exhaust fan because this will get pungent.  Occasionally turn the peppers and when they are light, airy and completely dry remove from the oven. This could take 4-5 hours. When they are cool they store indefinitely in a mason jar.

39 3,881
Reply
Users browsing this thread: 1 Guest(s)