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Wednesday, March 9, 2016

GHOST PEPPERS (Bhut Jolokia)

The wicked devil that the Lord spoke about is a foe to be reckoned with. He comes unannounced, disguising himself as a sheep, but soon he is found out to be a wolf that is ready to devour any soul in his path.

The Ghost Pepper is a wicked little heat blistering dynamite, some pepper aficionados claim this little monster is the most wicked of all. Have you ever tried it? This little one is packed with fire, if one isn't wearing gloves, he will possess your soul.

Some pepper experts will claim that the Ghost is the hottest pepper around, while some will claim the Trinidad moruga, or the Carolina Reaper as Satan's top sizzlers, the Ghost is still a force to be reckoned with. This pepper originated in India is a pure source for the HOT in foods coming from that region.

In Hawaii we are famous for our own chili pepper water, utilizing our Hawaiian chili pepper that is common in most back yards. It is a small pepper that is sliced so the seeds will come out hence producing the heat. Water is added along with spices, generally garlic, and Hawaiian sea salt. It is left in a jar and covered for many days, producing a spiced hot water. Depending on the chef at hand, he or she may add many peppers that will leave a 12 oz. jar with only 4-5 oz. of liquid but hot.

However the Ghost Pepper is a giant among many peppers the common foodie has experienced, the more in depth a foodie gets into sampling new horizons, those common peppers...hold no candle to the ones mentioned here, The Ghost is powerful.

Sure others have an intense heat factor, but if you were so used to your basic pepper, step up to the Ghost, and then see about the other ones that claim to have a better intense heat. After all you need to crawl before you walk, walk before you run. You smell the pepper?

Ron Sambrano Blogger

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