Can I leave the jalapenos on the plant ? They're loaded , and right now
there just isn't time to preserve them . I have everything I need but time
When it rains , it pours here . The machine shop is taking off in our new
home town , and I 've been busier than the proverbial cat on a hot tin roof
. Add in me learning new skills <just got a TIG welding machine> and I have
even less time . The upside is that now we can quit spending my IRA's to
live on ... and the down side is that I have a garden that's producing
enough to can some and no time to do so . Too bad 'penos don't freeze well
Damn , that made me sound like a whiner , never satisfied .
It takes japs weeks to ripen fully and they may be used at any time
after they're large enough to suit you.. They'll bear throughout the
warm season. Like most peppers, they become sweeter as they ripen and
should be picked before the texture begins to deteriorate. They also
store well under refrigeration.
Well, finally, some good news. Hope it keeps up after the "new"
wears off ;-)
?? Freezing's the only way DW&I store them, chopped and whole,
green and ripe; no blanching required. Frozen, they retain their fresh
flavor indefinitely and certainly are suitable as an ingredient,
although, the texture might not suit you for eating out-of-hand. As long
as "Cajun Chef 'Lousiana nacho slices'" remain affordable, I see little
point to pickling my own, although, I am occasionallly tempted to whip
up a batch of my BIL's recipe,
Knock yourself out: It has become the "American Way", LOL!
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