Food Articles

Informational articles on food and cooking.

The wicked hot Scotch bonnet chile pepper is ranked a 9 on the Scoville Chile Heat Chart.
Food Articles

Scoville Chile Heat Chart: Selecting Chile Peppers


How hot are your chile peppers? As you have probably figured out, the heat level depends up the variety of the chile. Scotch bonnet chiles (pictured above) rate a 9 on the Scoville scale, which is pretty hot for most folks. The Scotch bonnet is a must in most Caribbean dishes. With the wide variety of chile peppers available in most markets these days, it is essential to know how hot each one is in order to select the right chile for your recipe.

Comparison of pork loin and pork tenderloin.
Food Articles, Pork Recipes

Pork Loin vs Pork Tenderloin Differences


 The Difference Between Pork Loin and Pork Tenderloin Your recipe calls for a pork tenderloin, but when you get to the market, you find both pork tenderloin and pork loin. Which one do you need? The size difference is obviously extreme. In short, the large pork loin is normally prepared […]

Use a rubber mallet from the hardware store as a meat tenderizer.
Food Articles

Best Meat Tenderizer You’ve Never Heard Of


 A Meat Tenderizer From The Hardware Store? Who Knew? Some meats are just too lean and tough for anything but long braising or roasting. Enter the meat tenderizer to the rescue. However, my favorite meat tenderizer doesn’t come from that fancy kitchen store. It comes from the hard ware store. […]