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How to Make Hot Pepper Mash

So you want to learn how to make pepper mash? Luckily, fermenting hot pepper mash is quite a simple process. Pepper mash is basically made from hot peppers that have been salted, ground and allowed to ferment with the lactobacillus … Continue reading

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Grilled Portobello Mushrooms Stuffed with Sausage, Mozzarella and Jalapenos

Today w grilling Portobello Mushrooms stuffed with sausage, mozzarella cheese and jalapeno peppers. This is an easy one to make on the grill and can be used as a starter (if eating a light main course) or served as meal, … Continue reading

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Meat and Seafood: Safe Cooking Temperatures

Many who are using their smokers and/or grills may be looking for an quick reference for safe, internal cooking temperatures. Following is a list that covers most types of meat and seafood from the U.S. FDA. Always use a food … Continue reading

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Grilled Pineapple with Pepper Jelly Glaze

Using our Number 1 entry, Pepper Jelly as A Glaze on Vegetables, from our “28 Ways to Eat Pepper Jelly” list as inspiration, we tried some Pepper Jelly on Grilled Pineapple. Again, this is a very simple way to add … Continue reading

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Jamaican Jerk Chicken with Knox’s Jerk Rub

Looking for a really simple solution for Jamaican Jerk Chicken?  Look no more. A small company in Cicero, Illinois named Knox Spice Company has an easy solution.  The longest part of this recipe ismarinating the chicken, which you can do … Continue reading

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Datil Pepper BBQ Ribs

The Datil Pepper is not well known outside of the northeastern Florida area. But, for those who have visited America’s oldest city, St. Augustine, many become a permanent Datil Pepper fan. St. Augustine and the surrounding local area grow 95% … Continue reading

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The Backyard Southern Gourmet Selected in 50 Best Southern Food Blogs

Armadillo Pepper and The Backyard Southern Gourmet are excited to announce we’ve been selected #8 on the list of Top 50 Southern Food Blogs as reviewed by formally trained Chef Cindy Cullen. According to the Top 50 List, “Listen to … Continue reading

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Chicken in Red Curry Sauce

This is one of my favorite quick dinners to make. It’s great for guests because it’s so tasty and easy, but it also has an exotic flavor that makes people think you slaved all day in the kitchen. The hardest … Continue reading

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