Eight Most Common Mushroom Varieties

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Eight Most Common Mushroom Varieties

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Did you hear the joke about fungus? You won't like it, but it will grow on you. The Juice is looking into mushrooms this week. Mushroom is the edible fruit of certain types of fungi. Find out the difference between the mushroom varieties and how to use them.

List of Pepper by Heat Levels (Scoville Heat Units)

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The Scoville Heat Units indicate the amount of capsaicin present in a pepper. The higher the unit, the more intense heat. Capsaicin is a chemical irritant for mammals that produces a burning sensation in any tissue that it comes in contact with. Make sure to wear gloves when handling chili peppers to avoid the burning sensation. What is the spiciest pepper you've ever tried?

Twelve Types of Peppers and How to Use Them

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Let's hope the sudden drop in temperature did not hit you hard. Gather around and warm up with the pepper editions this week. Did you know bell pepper and hot pepper all come from the same family? The bell pepper is the only variety that does not produce any capsaicin, the compound that makes pepper spicy.

Five Eggplant Varieties and Best Ways to Use Them

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Eggplant is technically a fruit that is often used as a vegetable. Generally comes with different shades of purple skin as shown in our post.Whether you love or hate eggplants, read up on this week's The Juice to become an Auber-genius!