How to Make Homemade Red Pepper Flakes

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How does one take cayenne and turn it into hot red pepper flakes?

-harvest your cayenne when bright red from tip to stem or purchase them
-string them up using a needle and thread
-hang them to dry out of direct light and where you can admire their beauty
-allow them to dry through and through-the timing here will depend on the humidity
-once dry, pop off the stems and place the peppers in a blender
-save any “fallen” seeds for next years garden
-blend on “chop” (with the lid on tightly)
-pour flakes into a dry, air tight jar and label

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How to Make Homemade Red Pepper Flakes

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