from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A cultivar of the tropical pepper Capsicum annuum having small, blunt, highly pungent red or green fruit used in cooking.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A serrano chili pepper, Capsicum annuum, used in cooking.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A fish, Serranus or Diplectrum fasciculare, the squirrel-fish of the West Indies and southern Atlantic States. See squirrel-fish.
If the serrano is a few days old I'll use two of them.
Jamón serrano is a Spanish cured ham, sold in Mexico in the deli section of supermarkets.
Serrano seco: the serrano is dried at its reddest and ripest and its heat becomes more concentrated, making it a suitable substitute for either chile de arbol or piquín
7: 27 PM heidigoseek said ... when i read "buttermilk dressing" i thought "ranch". when i read this recipe i thought "heaven". i love mayo and will find any excuse to eat it. this looks divine and bonus ... i just picked a serrano from the garden!
• 2 to 21/2 pounds fresh tomatoes (a blend of sizes and colors) • 1 medium-hot chili, such as serrano or jalapeno, or 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
Once they've browned, I add onions and garlic, and while these soften, I'm busy grinding chillies – ancho, serrano and "dried red" ones – which I've tracked all over town, with cumin seeds and Mexican oregano.
It's essentially a choice between jalapeños, which Lambert Ortiz describes as "very flavourful as well as hot" and serrano, which Bayless praises for its "pure-and-simple" heat.
But the real culprit turned out to be raw jalapeno and serrano peppers imported from Mexico.
But visitors might do best to sample U.S. Open staples such as like indulging in the tender bone-in-ribeye served with a dab of creamy horseradish sauce ($46) at Champions or a fresh baguette topped with crushed tomatoes, serrano jamon, and slices of Manchego cheese ($9) at Wine Bar Food.
Question for you, do you remove the seeds and membranes from your serrano chilies before chopping them?
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