The Jalapeno is a medium sized chili pepper, comenly picked green, but if left to mature turns crimson red. Jalapenos are often used for seasonal allergies and cardiovascular problems. They have 2500-10,000 Scoville heat units, varies from mild to hot depending on cultivation and preparation, i.e. leaving the seeds in your dish will cause it to be hotter. They are commonly used in salsas, chilis, and stews, and are also served with Vietnamese pho soup.
Grilled Jalapenos: Cored, stuffed with cream cheese mixture, wrapped in bacon and grilled, a sure hit at your next barbecue.
Pepper Jelly: Can be made with jalapenos or any hot pepper, combined with a fruit, so you get the sweet and the hot. Spread cream cheese on your favorite cracker and top with the pepper jelly, and mm-mm you have a delicious snack or appetizer.
Home made jams and jellies are a real treat. Add jalapenos to give them a little kick.
A tasty snack.