On Tue, 1 Feb 2000, Michelle Dick wrote:
> For those who may not know, habanero peppers are small, globular,
> thin-skinned, bright orange, very hot peppers. They have a slight
> fruity taste as well. In the chili recipe I posted, you can
> substitute jalapeno peppers or cayenne pepper to taste. To cut down
> the heat, remove the ribs and seeds of the habanero before mincing.
> Remember to wash your hands after handling them, since you really
> don't want to get the oil on any sensitive parts you may later touch.
I wear disposable gloves when I'm chopping any hot pepper.
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