Bangkok Blend

Chiles en vinagre (chilies in vinager) fairly easy to make and can be reproduced anywhere in the world—as long as you can find green chilies.

Green Day

Happy St. Patrick’s Day, everyone! Instead of dumping questionable food coloring into my brew, I looked elsewhere for Erin-spiration. Fresh from a trip to Mexico, I opted to celebrate the summerlike temperatures with a fiery green sauce (for the plantain empanadas planned for tomorrow’s dinner). Tomatillos, garlic, onions, serranos, cilantro, salt whirl together in seconds revealing a tangy,…

Hot in the City

By our chile-growing maven pal, Neil Laslett. So, earlier this year you picked up one or two of those cute little jalapeño or cayenne plants for your patio or garden?  You thought it would be fun to have a few hot peppers, maybe throw them in chili or make a spicy cornbread.  And when the…