From The Food Lover's Companion, Fourth edition by Sharon Tyler Herbst and Ron Herbst. Copyright © 2007, 2001, 1995, 1990 by Barron's Educational Series, Inc.
Fiery flapjacks from a West Virginia reader came out on top in our chile pepper-themed contest.
Inspired by the Food Network Star competition, the chefs in Food Network Kitchen break down the heat levels in some of the most-popular chile peppers.
Get to know the popular varieties of hot peppers--poblano, cayenne, jalapeno -- and starting adding them to your food for flavor without the fat.