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    Chiles, Rehydrating Dried

    Soak chiles in enough hot tap water to be completely submerged, stirring them every few minutes, making sure they are plumping evenly.Usually 15-30 minutes is enough time to make them pliable, much longer and the flavor begins to weaken.The soaking...

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    Dried Chile Peppers Preparing

    Dried Chiles require a little preparation in order to make them usable in a recipe. First, wash chiles and cut off the stem. Slit the chiles lengthwise and remove the seeds and veins. Preheat a griddle or small saucepan over...

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