[gardeners] Re:stupid jalapeno question

bsk (gardeners@globalgarden.com)
Fri, 26 Mar 1999 09:42:20 -0600

This says you have to peel and core the peppers but they don't come that way
from the store do they? I bet you can leave hot peppers whole. I have seen
people use a boiling water bath for processing.


     Hot or sweet, including chilies, jalapeno, and pimento

     QUANTITY:  An average of 9 pounds is needed per  canner
load of 9 pints.  A bushel weighs 25 pounds and yields 20 to
30 pints--an average of 1 pound per pint.


> Harry Boswell wrote:
> > If I plant jalapeno pepper plants, I will get jalapeno peppers.
> > Just like the commercial producers.  If I buy a jar of jalapenos at the
> > store, I get sliced jalapenos ready to put on my sandwich and pizza.
> > What happens in between the plant and the jar?  Is this something I
> > could do at home with minimal equipment?
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Harry