Chile Pepper Heat Index
Hot, of course, is how we think of many chiles, less often as seasonal fruits that have distinctive, fresh, even subtle flavors.
Photo: Randy Mayor, Text: Julianna Grimes
Chile Pepper Heat
Think all chile peppers pack the heat? Think again. Sure, spicy habaneros are off the charts, but you might be surprised to
learn that some varieties claim a quite polar flavor DNA. Whether you are serving crudités or making a spicy salsa, here you
will find the right amount of heat (or lack thereof) to give your latest culinary creation just the kick it needs.