Redwinger wrote:Go to the local farmer's market and see if any of the vendors want to purchase them. For some strange reason there seems to be a market for them. An acquaintance had a bunch of these peppers a few years ago and I think the vendors gave him a buck or two for each.
Jim Cassidy wrote:Regarding how they would likely taste different than habeneros... Does the ghost pepper have a taste that we can perceive? It seems that something 10x hotter than habenero would have to be diluted as hell to be edible, and any flavor component might be too diluted to matter at that point.
Shaji M wrote:I faced the same dilemma when I saw saplings for the ghost pepper aka bhoot jalokia, at a local nursery. It is considered the hottest pepper. On a Scoville scale, it registers almost a million units, while the habanero comes in at a wimpy 100,000 units. I cannot imagine any recipes where this would do anything other than completely overwhelm everything else! Maybe it could be useful in reviving corpses or warding off zombies!
Mark Lipton wrote:
Nowadays, Shaji, the ghost pepper has been eclipsed by the Jamaican Scorpion pepper (or so says the font of all knowledge, Wikipedia)
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