Food & Drink Magazine

Dehydrating Peppers After Smoking Them

By Kalamitykelli @venuscorpiogirl

Dehydrating Peppers after Smoking Them

If you read this post, How To Smoke Peppers The Easy Way, you will learn how to smoke all kinds of peppers. I smoked some this weekend in fact. I now want to show you how to dehydrate them after smoking.

Dehydrating offers the longest possible amount of time you can store the item. This is what my dehydrators look like.

Dehydrating Peppers after Smoking Them

Dehydrators

The one of the left was my mom’s and has been working well since 1993. The one on the right, I picked up at a yard sale last summer. Although they look identical, the one of the left has a much heavier gauge of plastic than the one on the right.
After smoking your small sweet peppers for the desired amount of time (I smoke mine for 4 hours) then you will place the peppers on a dehydrator tray like this, making sure none of the peppers are touching.

Dehydrating Peppers after Smoking Them

After 12 hours, this is what the peppers will look like. I did not rotate trays because the bagful I purchased only took up the space of one tray.

Dehydrating Peppers after Smoking Them

After 36 hours of drying time in the dehydrator, these are the finished they should be leathery with no moisture but not brittle. This is a close-up of the jarred peppers.

Dehydrating Peppers after Smoking Them

I will keep mine in the door of the fridge, using them for the next year. When I want to use some, I will rehydrate with a bowl warm chicken or beef broth, warm water, or maybe even some red wine depending on what I am cooking. I generally let them hydrate for 20 minutes to 1 hour’s time.

These particular peppers have a very sweet lightly smoky taste. We all just love it! I must warn you though; there will be a strong smoke smell throughout the house for several hours after you put them into the dehydrator. Enjoy!


You Might Also Like :

Back to Featured Articles on Logo Paperblog

These articles might interest you :

  • Shilo Sanders- Son Of Deion Sanders Thanks Courts For Allowing Him To Live With...

    Shilo Sanders- Deion Sanders Thanks Courts Allowing Live With Pilar

    ChristianNews Shilo Sanders, the son of NFL Hall of Famer,  Deion Sanders took to twitter to “thank” the courts for allowing him to live with his mother, Pilar... Read more

    The 04 August 2017 by   Firstladyb
    SPIRITUALITY
  • “I Feel Great”

    Feel Great”

    Jakub went to his doctor's office believing that he had a back injury, but returned with a chocking diagnosis instead. He had type 2 diabetes - in spite of... Read more

    The 04 August 2017 by   Dietdoctor
    DIET & WEIGHT
  • July Allotment Recap (2/2)

    July Allotment Recap (2/2)

    Sunday afternoon saw us return bravely to 24a even though there were more thundery showers foretold by the weatherman. I will admit that I guffawed at the... Read more

    The 04 August 2017 by   Chrryblossomtat2
    GARDENING, HOME
  • Culinary Delicacies in Croatia- What to Eat and Drink in Croatia

    Culinary Delicacies Croatia- What Drink Croatia

    In my earlier post, we spoke about how Croatia is a stunning European destination, let us now see what are the culinary delicacies in Croatia or what you can... Read more

    The 04 August 2017 by   Kash Pals
    FOOD & DRINK, A-CLASSER
  • #Golf Training Aids Spotlight: The Delta Putt

    #Golf Training Aids Spotlight: Delta Putt

    Do you consider yourself to be a strong putter or do you feel you could improve your make percentage on the green? Most amateurs could use help with the flat... Read more

    The 04 August 2017 by   Golfforbeginners
    GOLF, SPORTS
  • Three Incredible Hikes in Southern Iceland3 Min Read

    Three Incredible Hikes Southern Iceland3 Read

    Nature takes center stage in Iceland, where there's a stunning view around every bend: massive glaciers, expansive lava fields, powerful waterfalls, black sand... Read more

    The 04 August 2017 by   Healthytravelblog
    TRAVEL
  • What I Wore: Daytime Pajamas

    What Wore: Daytime Pajamas

    Pajama top: ELOQUII (14) | Pajama pants: ELOQUII (14) | Shoes: ASOS (similar) | Earrings: J. Crew ( same in different colors, similar concept in same color) |... Read more

    The 04 August 2017 by   Wardrobeoxygen
    FASHION, SELF EXPRESSION, SHOPPING

Magazines