CHILES IN THE NEWS
We have had multiple requests to continue our Arizona Chile Poster sale. Well... you spoke and we listened! Through the spring of 2013, if you purchase any number of Arizona Chile Pepper Posters, you will receive one additional poster for FREE!
Well, with temps in the southwest dropping well below freezing one week and mid 80's the next, chile peppers, along with most other fruits and vegetables have been through the extremes this winter. While jalapenos and habaneros have trouble with the cold, varieties of the bell or manzano pepper can handle it better. Your best bet is to over winter the pepper plants or move them inside where temps won't hurt or kill your plants!
Things are finally beginning to cool down here in the southwest... into the 90's! Due to popular demand, we've decided to continue our free Arizona Chile Poster offer into the Fall! Check it out!
Westchester Elks is having a chili cook off Saturday, August 11, 2012 from 12-4 in Playa Del Rey, Cali. It will also feature Kofi Baker's Cream Experience along with a raffle, food, bar, and beer garden! Sounds like a blast to us! So if you will be in California or looking to take a road trip, check this event out for a fun time!
The Bluebonnet AHC is hosting the Texas Western Heritage Event Chili Cook-off on September 15, 2012 at Mystic Acres near Terrell, Texas. The event begins at 9am and chili cookoff prizes will be awarded at 4pm. So if you're in the area or looking for a fun event to check out, hit up this chili event to taste some great chili and have a good old time in Texas! If you have a chili cook off or event you would like posted on EatMoreChiles.com, shoot us an email with your event's info!
We're sweating bullets with temps hitting in the 110's here in the southwest! Since we're already dripping hot, we figured why not beat the heat by making some of our own killer hot salsa! So, why not kick up the heat in your home with a pair of Arizona Chile Posters!
We just received a few wonderful items from our friends over at Just Simply Good Stuff! Check out their website, see what they have to offer, check out their recipes, and try their award winning Chile Chili while you're at it! Just Simply AWESOME!
Winter here in the Southwest sure has been mild. As temperatures begin to climb towards the summer, we are looking forward to things getting HOT! Why not get a jump start on summer by taking home a pair of Arizona Chile Posters while you still can!
Well, Summer is almost over and things are beginning to cool down here in the Southwest. We recently dropped just below 100 degrees for a day or two! In celebration of that we are continuing the Arizona Chile Poster sale special for a little bit longer! Get it while it lasts!
Summer is HERE! It's a hot one with temperatures toppin' out at 114! And even hotter heat index temps throughout the US! June and July usually bring the heat across the U.S., especially here in the Southwest. Our Summer Poster Special is still going on, so take advantage before this hot deal goes cold!
May has arrived and things are heating up here in the Southwest with triple digits on the way! Why not take a little bit heat to your home or neck of the woods with the Arizona Chile Poster! Take advantage of the free pepper poster offer while it's still here!
It's April now and there was recently snow out East while the Southwest is nearing 100 degrees! What the?! Whatever the weather is like where you live, there's nothing better than kicking things up a notch with the fabulous hot and spicy Arizona Chile Poster. Take advantage of our free poster offer while it lasts!
With freezing temps and a monster winter storm creeping across the country, why not keep a little sanity in your life by bringing home an Arizona Chile Poster! For a limited time, with the purchase of any number of posters, you'll receive an extra chile pepper poster FREE! This hot & spicy gift will help get you through winter's doldrums and hopefully even inspire you to cook up your own heat-infused chile pepper dish!
The Arizona Chile Pepper Poster is heating up homes everywhere this cold and white winter! Heck, even Phoenix had snow just before the New Year! Posters are being sent all over the world this holiday season, so why not order one, or a few, as a gift for family, friends, or even yourself?! Take advantage of our FREE poster offer this holiday season before the New Year arrives and this hot deal ends!
2010 HOT DEAL! HOLIDAY SALE! Purchase any number of Arizona Chile Posters and receive an AZ Chile Poster for FREE! Just purchase the number of posters you wish to pay for, and find an extra chile poster included in your shipping tube! This great deal is for a limited time only, so take advantage of this free 2010 holiday poster deal before the sale ends! Hey, everyone loves something for free, right?! Free stuff rules!
Have a Chili Cookoff or related event coming up? Why not advertise your chili cookoff, salsa competition, chile festival, pepper event, or products at EatMoreChiles.com?! We have several advertisement spots available on the web site, including right on the home page! Get your event seen and known! Contact us for rates.
Have a Chili Cookoff coming up? Don't see it on our quarterly list of cookoffs? Send us an email with the date, name of event, city, and location, and we will get it right up!
With autumn right around the corner, many are beginning to prepare for a long, cold, dreadful winter. Not the Arizona Chile Poster! It's home state is still rocking triple digit, record breaking heat and wouldn't mind sharing a bit of it with you. So, why not grab an Arizona Chile Pepper Poster or two as a gift for yourself, family, or friends to help fight off the inevitable cold, dreary months ahead?! Bring on the heat!
GET 'EM WHILE THEY'RE HOT... AND SPICY! With summertime's blazing heat in full effect across North America, why not kicked it up an extra degree or two and pick up an Arizona Chile Poster for you, your family, or your friends?! Just this week posters have been sent across the US, from coast to coast, but several also made their way across the Atlantic to chile pepper fans in the Netherlands!
The Arizona Chile Poster is HOT! This SPICY fine art chili poster isn't just for chile lovers in Arizona... it's for everyone! A number of posters have recently been sent not just throughout the USA, but across the world! Just this week 2 more great Arizona Chile Posters traveled to Copenhagen, Denmark! No matter where you are across the world, why not make the Arizona Chile Poster a part of your home or a wonderful gift for family and friends!
With 2010 starting off on the FREEZING side of life, why not HEAT things up with a tasty dish using some HOT & SPICY chile peppers! Got a great chile pepper recipe? Why not submit it for a chance to win a free Arizona Chile Pepper Poster and be entered to be a part of our chile pepper cookbook due out in 2010! Or, if you need some ideas, check out our Recipes page for a few of our favorite dishes!
If you have a chili cookoff or other chile pepper related event you would like included in our quarterly cook off list, fire on over an email with the event name, info, location, and contact info and we'd be happy to post it with the other upcoming chili cook-offs and chile events! Whether you're from Arizona, New Mexico, the Southwest, throughout the United States, or across the world, just click on the contact link at the top of any of our pages here at EatMoreChiles.com. We look forward to hearing from you and don't forget to EAT MORE CHILES!
Our friends from Haunts of Hidden River Haunted Hayrides in Brownsburg, Indiana are sponsoring the Haunted Chili Cookoff October 10, 2009 at the Arbuckle Acres Park in Brownsburg! If you would like to participate or to find out more information on the event, visit their website here and click on the red chile pepper on the right side of the page. All the money raised during this event goes straight back to the town to help pay for Christmas lights, fireworks, and other festive things around the community. Check them out!
**A special thanks to all those who visited the Eatmorechiles.com booth at the Route 66 Regional in Flagstaff, AZ and the Arizona State Chili Cookoff in Payson, Arizona. Talk about a wonderful weekend-- beautiful weather and droves of great people-- all helped to make for a successful, and insanely fun weekend for the crew at Eatmorechiles.com. We would like to give an extra special thanks to Paul Whitney in Flagstaff and Linda Mathiesen from Mazatzal Casino in Payson for putting on two awesome events! Check back soon for updates on the upcoming events you can spot the Arizona Chile Poster at and visit the crew from Eatmorechiles.com. Stay tuned!**
June 13th, 2009 - The boys from Eatmorechiles.com will be at the Route 66 Regional this weekend at Thorpe Park in Flagstaff, Arizona. Come check our booth out, say hello, and see the Arizona Chile Poster first hand!
June 14th, 2009 - Again, Eatmorechiles.com will have a booth at the 2009 Arizona State Chili Cookoff at Mazatzal Casino in Payson, AZ. Stop b y and pick up a couple of chile posters!
Only Time Magazine could come up with this one: Chile Peppers & Global Warming. Duh?!
Here's one for "Don't Try This At Home!" A chef dies after eating a super hot chile in England.
What do chili pepper pain receptors and irritable bowel syndrome have in common? Yup, as you probably guessed, this research comes straight from the United Kingdom.
According to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), the United States ranked fifth in pepper production in 2007, the latest year gathered. China is by far the largest producer, followed by Turkey and Mexico.
Time Magazine headline writers had fun with this one: Red Hot Chili Peppers turn 6,000 years old! Sounds like a tabloid headline, but this is a little bit of science and a little bit of history.
Okay, maybe the debate over which is the hottest pepper on earth is over. Well, at least for now.
Mexicans are getting a little hot under the collar over an invasion of Chinese chiles, USA Today reports. Ay Carumba!
Most of us who enjoy eating chile peppers do so for their great taste and health benefits, but most of all for their HEAT! However, for those who aren't tough enough to handle chili pepper spice, here's a link with a few tips from Indiana's Newscenter on how to cool HOT chiles down.
Here are a few interesting tips on growing your own red hot chili peppers.
Is the new United States President Barack Obama, a chili fan? You betcha! Obama stopped by Washington D.C.'s famous Ben's Chili Bowl just before taking office. But, would President Obama eat free?
Straight from the heart of Texas, scientists from Texas A&M have spent the better part of the past few years helping to develop new hybrid chile plants with intent to help U.S. chili farmers produce a tastier, healthier, and more productive chilli crop.
As it turns out, you better think twice before attempting to fight off an army of attacking naked mole rats with chile peppers or pepper spray. And you thought you were safe!
Forget Tylenol. Forget Advil. Forget Morphine! A new hot chili-pepper-based anesthetic may offer better pain relief during childbirth, surgery, or other painful situations than conventional anesthetics, CBS News reports.
We all know the burn chile peppers can give us. But what does that have in common with tarantula venom?
Heat is good. Chile heat, that is! A chile's ability to burn protects the chile itself AND helps our species as well. Sounds like a win-win to us.
And, along this same line of "survival of the fittest" is an interesting piece on peppers defending themselves from infections and insects, from Talk of the Nation radio show. In addition, the University of Florida paid a visit to Arizona to study this survival mechanism.
So really, what is the correct spelling of Chiles or Chilis or is it Chilies? From one of our favorite spice blogs at Spicelines.com
Arizona had been working on a new state slogan to entice tourists-- and their money-- to visit the hot state. This joke web site pulls some of the funnier slogans from the story in the Arizona Republic that didn't quite make the cut, including several chili pepper references.
Chile Peppers: The Science Behind The Spice - a National Public Radio interview with Arizona chile farmer Ed Curry and Jean England Neubauer, owner of Santa Cruz Chili and Spice Company.
The Arizona Game and Fish Department posts an Arizona chili plant abstract .PDF online. Not very exciting, but a lot of information for that extreme chili pepper lover.
The Phoenix area's East Valley Tribune turns to a chili logo to represent its own web site just as the chile represents a taste of the Southwest.
Where does the good stuff in salsa come from? Find out from this NPR Science Friday program and video. If you've had supermarket salsa, you've probably eaten one of Ed Curry's chile peppers. He's a top pepper breeder in Southeast Arizona just down the road from where Geronimo and Cochise once played cowboys-and-indians. Visit Ed's farm and find out how the heat gets in chiles.
National Public Radio's Weekend Edition features a piece on Arizona's Wild Chile Botanical Preserve and a closer look at the chiltepin pepper.
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• In the country of Chile, chiles are actually known as ají.