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  • n. Cayenne pepper.


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From French, from Tupian quiínia ("hot pepper").


  • The term cayenne pepper is used to refer the dried and ground form of cayenne fruits.


  • I have heard that cayenne is good for GI problems and for prevention of the same.

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  • Commonly known as cayenne, this spicy red pepper has been used for a multitude of medical problems such as high blood pressure, stomach ulcers, poor circulation, lung and skin infections.

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  • I wasn't sure about the color scheme until I opened the flap and was greeted with a brilliant, chili-pepper "cayenne" red!

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  • But I was wrong, devil is actually a culinarity term that appeared between the 18th and early 19th century, and it is used to describe dishes prepared with hot seasonings, such as cayenne or mustard.

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  • Mix up wet ingredients with dry ingredients such as cayenne and ground pepper or ground chili.


  • Spices such as cayenne, garlic, cinnamon and turmeric are great to have on hand for household ailments.

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  • Other kinds of pepper, such as cayenne pepper, come from different plants.


  • The ice cream shop has experimented with salty flavors, and with spicy additions such as cayenne, marinated Spanish chilies, peppercorns, and dried jalapeno, as well as savory herb flavors. Top Stories

  • Add a savory touch such as cayenne pepper, sage or ginger, or an earthy hint of wild mushrooms, and the depth of the smooth, delicately sweet veggie takes center stage.


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