The Banana pepper (also known as the yellow wax pepper or banana chile) is a member of the (chile) pepper family. It is often pickled and used as an ingredient in sandwiches. It is a variety of the species Capsicum Annuum. Its shape and color resembles a banana and the flavor is not very hot (0-500 Scoville units). These peppers are harvested for optimal color and sweetness. Banana peppers are typically yellow, but can also be orange or red depending on maturity level.
Bell peppers are large, mild (chile) peppers available in most local grocery stores. Bell peppers are derived from the group Capiscum Annuum and are typically more sweet than the name "pepper" commonly suggests. This (chile) pepper can be prepared many different ways for many different uses. The Scoville units is one of the lowest listed with a heat index of zero.
The Cascabella is cone shaped and produces a (chile) pepper that is 1 ¾" long by ¾" wide. Cascabellas turn from creamy-yellow, to orange, to red when mature. The plant has green stems, green leaves and white flowers. This variety is thick fleshed and not to be confused with the “Cascabel”, a thin skinned pepper that is round and usually dried.
The Cayenne (chile) pepper is a member of the Capsicum family of vegetables. The common name "Cayenne" was actually given to this pepper because of its cultivation in a town that bears the same name in French Guiana on the northeast coast of South America. The Cayenne pepper for making mash or hot sauce averages 2,500 Scoville Heat Index and is popular with those looking to add heat to food.
The Chipotle, pronounced chi poat lay, is a smoked Jalapeño (chile) pepper. At the end of the growing season, Jalapeños naturally ripen and turn bright red. They are kept on the bush as long as possible and when the Jalapeños are deep red and have lost much of their moisture, they are hand selected to be made into Chipotles.
The Habanero, pronounced hah bahn air oh, is recognized as one of the hottest (chile) peppers. This pepper, which can be any color from green to yellow to red, is approximately 3 centimeters in length. However, do not let the small size fool you. The Habanero chile can pack a punch! The Scoville Heat Index for the Habanero chile starts at 20,000 and goes up from there. The oil in the Habanero can be very painful if you get it in your eyes or makes contact with unprotected skin. Wearing gloves
Jalapeño is pronounced: hah lah pain yo. Most people think of the jalapeño as being very hot, but it actually varies from mild to hot, depending on how it was grown and how it was prepared. The heat is concentrated in the seeds and the veins.
All of the EDCO Jalapeños are packed in a combination of acid and salt to preserve product integrity and color.
A pickled cucumber is commonly known as a pickle in the United States or as a gherkin in Europe. It is a cucumber that has been pickled in a brine, vinegar or other solution and left to ferment for a period of time, by either immersing the cucumbers in an acidic solution or through souring by lactofermentation.
At EDCO Food Products, Inc. our pickles are grown within 50 miles of our processing facility and processed within 48 hours of picking. Our process uses pickling cucumbers, salt, vineg
Serrano is pronounced: suh rah noh. Serrano (chile) peppers have thin walls. They don't need to be steamed or peeled before using, making it one of the easiest (chile) pepper to use for salsas. The Serrano chile is green in color at first, and ripens to brown and then red. The Serrano pepper is said to be about 5 times hotter than the typical jalapeño and rates between 8,000 and 10,000 Scoville units on the heat index.
Sport peppers are a specific cultivated variety, or cultivar, of Capsicum Annum. The term "sport" may have originated because these peppers are used as condiments on hot dogs sold in baseball parks. They are not related to tabascos, which are Capsicum Frustescens. Sport peppers are great sliced on pizza, diced or chopped on sandwiches, or placed whole in cold-cut subs or hoagies, but their most famous use is on Chicago Style Hot Dogs.
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