Help I have toooooo many peppers!!!

Discussion in 'Peppers' started by oldcountrygirl, Nov 10, 2011.

  1. oldcountrygirl

    oldcountrygirl Fire Starter

    My pepper have done amazing this year. I will be picking them again tomorrow as it is going to get in the 30's (I hate cold) I get a 5 gal bucket almost every time I pick. Please I need some recipes or ways to smoke. Thanks for the help!!!

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  2. mballi3011

    mballi3011 Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

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    If you can get a hold of Squrriel here she makes her own dried peppers and jellies too I think. Maybe you could pm her and she can tell you what to do with some of them. Or you could tell us where you are and maybe share some with your new SMF buddies.
     
  3. eman

    eman Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator OTBS Member

    Pepper jelly or chipotle powder or you own version of hot sauce.
     
  4. pineywoods

    pineywoods Smoking Guru Staff Member Administrator Group Lead SMF Premier Member

    Smoked stuffed bell peppers are good, ABT's out of the jalapenos or make some pepper jelly using about any of it.
     
  5. jalan43

    jalan43 Smoking Fanatic Group Lead

    I would can a few jars to get me through the winter. Looks like you have enough to last until next season!
     
  6. shooterrick

    shooterrick Master of the Pit Group Lead OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    All of the above and dehydrate and freeze or grind.   
     
  7. squirrel

    squirrel Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Dehydrate them for sure! I'm still getting batches of cayenne and jalapeno. I'm drying the cayenne and smoking the jalapeno to dry for chipotle in adobo sauce (that get's canned). Pepper jelly is a good option as well if you like that sort of thing. Whatever you do, don't let those beauties go to waste!
     
  8. oldcountrygirl

    oldcountrygirl Fire Starter

    Thanks everyone, I should have said that I have made bottle of pepper sauce, hot pepper relish, pepper jelly, used them in my pear relish, sweet hot pickled pepper rings.Squirrel please share with me how to smoke the jalapeno for chipotle in adobo sauce!!! Thanks again
     
  9. chefrob

    chefrob Master of the Pit OTBS Member

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    dried is always a good choice but you could always simmer in water, garlic and onion and then make a puree, then put into ice cube trays and freeze. then into freezer bags for when ever you need some.
     
  10. pineywoods

    pineywoods Smoking Guru Staff Member Administrator Group Lead SMF Premier Member

    If your in N FL I hope you have frost/freeze protection for the next couple nights.
     
  11. flash

    flash Smoking Guru OTBS Member

    I saved two of my Banana Pepper plants, but lost one and also lost my last Pablano pepper. I usually give the extras away at times. Doing up my last 4 pablano's tonight.
     
  12. jirodriguez

    jirodriguez Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Smoked and dried make awesome powder! I did some cayannes that way, just sliced them in half and cut the stem off, placed in my WSM at 250° with mesquite for 3 hrs., then into a dehydrator or in my case a 150° oven untill they are completely dry. After that I just tossed them in my $2 coffee grinder/spice mill and ran them till they were powder, made the best damn chilli powder ever! About 1/4 C of finished powder for 1 lb. or so of fresh peppers.
     
  13. eman

    eman Smoking Guru Staff Member Moderator OTBS Member

    I did the same w/ two bags of scotch bonnets. 3/4 of a pint of hell in a jar.
     
  14. roller

    roller Smoking Guru SMF Premier Member

    Pickled jalapenos are great !
     
  15. damrs

    damrs Fire Starter

    Yes it was a wonderful pepper year...

    you can make chili rellenos.

    Excelent recipe---> http://www.peoplesguide.com/1pages/chapts/food/recipe/main/rellenos.html

    Made them for the first time this year an then used da Vacume sealer an froze meal size portions

    of da grilled skinned cheese filled peppers. an then when your ready remove from bag

    roll in flour an dip in da egg an den fry dem suckers up YUM YUM

    another sucess was Jalapeño poppers.. froze them on parchment paper an then again

    vacume sealer an back in da freezer

    and of corse STUFFED green peppers with wild rice an ground beef filled with herbs an spices

    then cooked in homemade tomatoe soup. put them into serving size bouls an froze

    then out of da boul an again VACUME SEALER TO DA RESQUE.

    never thought we would ever use all dem peppers we had...

    now I wish would have even had more.

    woops EDIT:

    almost forgot... Beer Batter Deep Fried GREEN PEPPERS

    those to can be cut dipped in batter an frozen den off to da vacume selaer

    wonderful winter Movie time snack for any cold winter evening.
     
    Last edited: Nov 16, 2011

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