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Re: habanero peppers

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. 

Jenny Herl              |   "The world has enough for everyone's need, 
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Urbana-Champaign        |    --attributed to Mahatma Ghandi (1869-1948)