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      Aji Amarillo Chiles

      40,000 ~ 50,000 Scoville Units

      Coming from Peru, this chile has a fruity aroma with a mild to medium heat.  Essential to Peruvian cooking, it is frequently used in ceviche, and is excellent in salsas, stews, and cream sauces.

      $5.50

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      Anaheim Chile Powder

      500 ~ 3,000 Scoville Units

      Also known as a New Mexican Chile, this is Anaheim chiles that have been ripened, dried, and ground.  Ripening enables a more developed sweetness and complex flavor than the unripe green chile.   Essential to new Mexican cuisine, it is typically used to make Chile Colorado .

      $5.25

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      Ancho Chile Powder ~ Certified Organic

      1,500 ~ 3,000 Scoville Units

      Anchos have a mild, sweet, fruity flavor.  An Ancho is a dried Poblano Pepper and often is mis-labeled as a Pasilla or Mulato pepper. Combined with Pasilla Negro and Mulato, it forms the Holy Trinity of chiles used to make moles.

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      Ancho Chiles

      1,000 to 1,500 Scoville Units

      Ancho translates as “wide” and is essentially a dried poblano.  With a somewhat sweet flavor with hints of raisins, plums, and a mild heat, it is among the most widely used chiles.

      $5.50

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      Bird's Eye Chiles

      50,000 to 100,000 Scoville Units

      Also known as Piri-Piri, Pequin, or Thai Bird Chile, this fiery little chile is essential to ethnic African, Thai, and Portuguese cooking.  It is commonly used to add heat to sauces, marinades, and dry rubs.

      $5.50

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      Chile Pepper Flakes, Chipotle

      5,000 ~ 15,000 Scoville Units

      Made from red jalapeno peppers that have been wood-smoked, chipotle peppers are rich, smoky and hot (but not searing).  Used extensively in Southwestern and Mexican cuisine, it will add a warm depth to your favorite dishes.  Similar in flavor to our ground chipotle, these flakes will add little bursts of heat and smokiness to your cooking rather than melding into the background.

      $5.50

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      Chipotle Meco Chiles

      3,500 to 8,000 Scoville Units

      These chiles are smoked for a much longer time than Morita chipotles.  As such, they are rarer and highly prized.  They have a strong smoky flavor with hints of grass and fruit. Use to flavor sauces, stews, salsas, marinades, and moles.

      $5.50

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      De Arbol Chile Powder

      25,000 ~ 30,000 Scoville Units

      Meaning “treelike”, De Arbol has a bold heat and a nutty, grass-like flavor with hints of smoke. Use in sauces, soups, stews, rubs, stir frys, and chili.

      $5.00

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      Guajillo Chiles

      2,500 to 3,000 Scoville Units

      Guajillo chiles have a fruity taste with a hint of pine and berry.  They have a slight smokiness with a mild warmth.  Among the most commonly used chiles in Mexico, they are frequently used in sauces, stews, and soups.

      $5.50

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      Habanero Chile Powder

      200,000 ~ 350,000 Scoville Units

      This is pure ground habaneros.   Not quite as extreme as the mighty Ghost Pepper, but it has a lingering intense heat that lets your tongue and lips know that you might have just made a mistake. With its fruity and sometimes floral flavor, it pairs well with salsas, ceviche, fruit, seafood and is an excellent addition to homemade barbecue sauces and rubs.

      $6.25

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      Habanero Chiles

      200,000 to 350,000 Scoville Units

      The Habanero has a fruity, and sometimes floral flavor.  Related to the Scotch Bonnet, its intense heat lingers and pairs well with salsas, ceviche, fruit, cheese, and tomato dishes.

      $5.50

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      Mulato Chiles

      2,500 to 3,000 Scoville Units

      The Mulato chile is also a dried Poblano, but one that has ripened to a deep brown before being picked and dried.  This imparts a complex flavor that has hints of coffee, chocolate, licorice, and cherries.  Essential to making moles.

      $5.50

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      New Mexico Chiles

      2,000 to 10,000 Scoville Units

      Possessing a sweet, earthy flavor, the New Mexican Chile is most often used to make many of the classic New Mexican red sauces such as Chile Colorado.  Try adding it to stews, sauces, dry rubs, and marinades.  Related to the Anaheim chile but typically is a bit hotter.

      $5.50

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      Pasilla Negro Chiles - Whole

      1,000 to 2,500 Scoville Units

      With a deep black color and raisin-like aroma, the Pasilla, along with the  Ancho and Mulato, form the “Holy Trinity” of chiles used to make moles.  With hints of bitter chocolate and berries, it is excellent in sauces and with seafood.

      $5.50

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      Puya Chiles

      5,000 to 15,000 Scoville Units

      Also known as a Pulla, it has a light fruity flavor with a hint of licorice.  Similar to a Guajillo, it has a more intense pungent heat.  Use in stews, sauces, marinades, and rubs.

      $4.00

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      Senor Pistole's Mild Chili Seasoning

      A rich blend of several chiles, this is sure to add both great flavor and depth to your favorite chili without melting your face. May also be used with both fajitas and tacos.

      Contains: Ancho Chile, Smoked Serrano Chile, Guajillo Chile, Pasilla Negro Chile, Cumin, Garlic, Oregano, Cocoa, True Cinnamon, and Chipotle Chile.

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      Smoked Serrano Chiles

      8,000 to 22,000 Scoville Units

      Matured on the vine to a bright red, the Serrano is then slowly smoked. This creates a lingering spicy flavor with hints of berry and a rich depth.  Primarily a savory  chile, it is excellent in sauces, stews, and casseroles as well as chili.

      $5.50


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