heleen at ptd.net
Tue Jan 9 19:41:18 PST 2007
Thank you to everyone who gave opinions on chipotle peppers. Now all
I have to do is wait until I am healed enough to eat uncooked veg.
Happy 12th Night everyone!
On Jan 9, 2007, at 8:52 PM, Nick Sasso wrote:
> -----Original Message-----
>> sweet potatoes take smoky chilies (like chipotle) very well.
> How hot are chipotle chilies?< < < < < < < < < <
> I sooooo want to say that it depends how hot your pantry is . . .
> Chipotle are smoked variety of jalapenos (I think the "moita"
> variety is
> prevelant in US). So, the canned ones in sauce probably run
> anywhere from
> 2500 to 5000 Scoville units (heat measure). That puts them in
> range with
> poblano, jalapeno, and just a bit hotter than Anaheim & Ancho. The
> and smoking seem to drop the heat a little, but they still have
> zing. Dried
> and crushed, they taste waaaay hotter since more heat per volume.
> The Charts I looked at online give a 4 out of ten for heat. Though
> 1 = 100
> to 1000 uints and 10 = 350-855,000 units, so its not an equal scale
> Hope that helps.
> niccolo difrancesco
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