Datil Pepper Chili!  Yum! Hard to believe it’s already November.  Fall should be in the air, but with temps in the 80’s outside, all I can do right now is dream about cooler weather.  Of course, that didn’t stop me from wanting one of my go-to fall and winter comfort

Naan Bread Pizza. When I saw packages of naan  in my local grocery store, I got excited about the possibilities.  I love pita bread.  It’s great as the base for individual pizzas.  Naan bread has a softer texture and slightly different taste, so I was eager to try it out

Southern Tomato and Corn Pie Corn and tomatoes are plentiful in the farmer’s market right now.  Huge, ripe red tomatoes  and fresh, sweet corn are wonderful together.  A match made in culinary heaven.  Old St Augustine Datil Zest Spice Blend and Old St Augustine Jalapeño Onion Relish are the perfect compliments to both the

It’s not often you see fresh figs in the grocery store, but there they were.  Beautiful Black Mission Figs.  And they were buy one, get one free.  How cool is that? Beautiful Black Mission Figs My anniversary was coming up, and I wanted to make something special.  Charles Ray has

With zucchini left over from my Healthy Baked Tuscan Chicken and Vegetables along with two yellow summer squash in the refrigerator, and not wanting to go to the grocery store, I thought about making something simple with what I had on hand.  I was feeling a lovely vegetarian quiche coming on.  With

baked chicken and vegetables

Baked Tuscan Chicken and Vegetables is a simple, but tasty and nutritious meal in one pan.  Quick to prepare, and easy on the clean-up duties.  Most Tuscan chicken recipes call for heavy cream or half and half, which is fine, but I wanted to cut some of the calories and

My family loves them some ribs.  Slow smoked over a cherry wood fire, and loaded with layers of spicy datil pepper flavor.  You’ll need lots of napkins or paper towels on hand for Charles Ray’s Ribs.  They’re guaranteed to have you licking your fingers and smacking your lips in delight. 

Spicy Datil Pepper Chicken Kabobs and Syrian Rice Pilaf.  Something different for the Fourth of July Celebration.  My youngest son is home for the summer, and has been helping me in the kitchen.  Hunter is turning into quite a chef.  He’s interested in all things grilled these days, and with


Greetings from Historic St Augustine Florida. My name is Angela and I’m the Datil Pepper Lady. My mission is to educate America about the Datil Pepper. I make Datil Pepper products and use them to cook up some amazing meals. Join me on this culinary adventure. Stay Spicy!


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