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Chile Pepper Institute director Paul Bosland had so many chili pepper recipes that when asked for his favorite, he sent two. (iStockphoto)

Can You Handle the Heat of Chili Peppers?

Learn how to stuff a jalapeno pepper and to give your brownies a spicy kick with two recipes involving chili peppers

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5. Wrap each stuffed pod tightly with a half strip of bacon. Use a toothpick to hold bacon in place.

6. Arrange in a single layer on a lightly greased medium baking sheet.

7. Bake for 30 minutes.

Cooking time can vary. When the bacon is cooked, the jalapeños are done.

Bhut Jolokia* Chocolate Brownies

Ingredients:

1/4 cup cocoa
1/2 cup (one stick) unsalted butter
3 eggs
1 cup firmly packed light brown sugar
1 cup flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 cup chopped pecans
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 tablespoon Bhut Jolokia chili powder

Directions:

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

2. Butter and flour an 8-inch square baking pan.

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