Smoked Mixed Peppers

Smoked Mixed Peppers

7 ounces of hot, smoky, powder. That represents an entire summer of growing and several pounds of peppers. A mix of jalapeño, poblano, and serrano peppers. It also represents 6 hours on the smoker followed by two days on the dehydrator at the lowest setting. That was followed by a morning of cleaning/sorting and grinding.…

Our Little Garden

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Fathead Breakfast

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Beef Jerky

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