FoodReference.com Logo

Food Trivia & Food Facts Section

An eclectic collection of facts, histories, information and trivia about various foods, beverages, equipment, plants, and animals etc. from around the world

  Home   ·   Food Articles   ·   Food Trivia & Facts   ·   Today in Food History   ·   Recipes   ·   Cooking Tips   ·   Videos   ·   Food Quotes   ·   Who's Who   ·   Food Trivia Quizzes   ·   Crosswords   ·   Food Posters   ·   Cookbooks   ·   Food Poems   ·   Recipe Contests   ·   Culinary Schools   ·   Gourmet Tours   ·   Food Festivals  

You are here > Home

 

 

FOOD TRIVIA and FOOD FACTS

  JABOTICABA to JUNKET   ·   Jaboticaba   ·   Jack & Jill   ·   Jack Cheese   ·   Jackfruit   ·   Jagger, Jagging Wheel   ·   Jaggery, Jaggary   ·   Jalapeno   ·   Jam   ·   Jamaican Food   ·   Jambalaya   ·   Japan   ·   Japanese Artichokes   ·   Japanese Mustard   ·   Jarlsberg Cheese   ·   Jell-O   ·   Jelly   ·   Jelly Beans   ·   Jelly Doughnuts   ·   Jelly Melon   ·   Jerky   ·   Jersey Cattle   ·   Jerusalem Artichoke   ·   Jewfish   ·   Jicama   ·   Jimmies   ·   Johnnycake, Johnny Cake   ·   Jojoba   ·   Jonghe, Shrimps de   ·   Jordan Almond   ·   Journey Cake   ·   Joy of Cooking   ·   Jug, Jugged   ·   Jujube Candy   ·   Jujube Plant   ·   Julekaka   ·   Julep   ·   Julienne   ·   Jumble, Jumbal   ·   Juniper Berries   ·   Junket  

JALAPENO CHILI PEPPER TRIVIA

Jalapeno Pepper

Jalapeno Chili (Chile) Peppers: Most often green when mature but sometimes red, these peppers are about 2 inches in length with cracks around their stems. They are very hot, with an immediate bite. Jalapenos are sold canned, sliced, and pickled and are added to many products during processing including sausage, cheese, and jelly.

Pace Foods uses more fresh jalapenos than anyone else in the country - 22 million pounds a year.

Texas has 2 official peppers, the jalapeno and the chiltepin (both used in its official dish, chili)

Jalapeno pepper jelly originated in Lake Jackson, Texas and was first marketed commercially in 1978.

 

 

  Home   ·   About Us & Contact   ·   Food History Articles   ·   Food Timeline   ·   Magazines   ·   Other Links  
Culinary Posters & Food Art

Please feel free to link to any pages of FoodReference.com from your website.
For permission to use any of this content please E-mail: james@foodreference.com
All contents are copyright © 1990 - 2014 James T. Ehler and www.FoodReference.com unless otherwise noted.
All rights reserved.
You may copy and use portions of this website for non-commercial, personal use only.
Any other use of these materials without prior written authorization is not very nice and violates the copyright.
Please take the time to request permission.



 

 

 

 

Culinary Schools & Cooking Classes
From Amateur & Basic Cooking Classes to Professional Chef Training - Over 1,000 schools & classes listed for all 50 States, Online & Worldwide