I never knew this! Flip the bell peppers over to check their gender. The ones with four bumps are female and those with three bumps are male. The female peppers are full of seeds, but sweeter and better for eating raw and the males are better for cooking. Very interesting!
How did I NOT know this? Never boil corn again! Want to know the easiest way to cook corn on the cob? Throw it in the oven at 350° for 25-30 minutes. That’s it. Leave the husk on, it will trap in the moisture, leaving you with juicy, tender corn. The husk and silk will peel away easily once it’s cooked. Cut off the large end and it slides right out with no silk.
Peach and Jalapeno Pepper Jam | Tasty Kitchen: A Happy Recipe Community! This is good as is for people that like the idea of jalapenos but don't really like the heat. Modification: I kick it up a little with 9 minced jalapeños