This recipe is from the Jean Andrews book "Peppers, the domesticated Capsicums": I have not tried it, so its worth exactly what you paid for it. Yield about 32 ounces Steam the peppers with 2 to 3 tablespoons of water in a tightly closed plastic bag in a microwave for 3 to 4 minutes until the stems pull off easily, or use a conventional method. Drain thoroughly, remove the stems, and chop with the seeds. Put the oil in a heavy, deep pan, and add the chopped peppers. Bring to a boil; then reduce heat, cover, and simmer over low heat for 4 hours; repeat this procedure two more times (12 hours cooking). Strain through a metal strainer, pressing the pulp with a wooden spoon. Discard pulp residue from strainer. Puree the oil and strained pulp in a blender. Strain once more through a fine metal strainer lined with one ply of facial tissue, or through muslin or nylon hose. Return to a clean pan. Add the paraffin and melt carefully over low heat, stirring until completely blended. Cool slightly and pour into small, wide-mouth, lidded containers such as plastic pill bottles. Because of the long cooking time, it is good to make this amount. NOTE: This pepper pulp in this mixture will become very dark, but the mixture will lighten after straining. You may also experience coughing and sneezing during cooking. This ointment is quite greasy." There is quite a bit more and she recommends starting with Zostrix to get the pain under control then switch to this which is less concentrated but a whole lot less expensive. Posted to CHILE-HEADS DIGEST by "Celeste or Dave Anderson"
View line-by-line Nutrition Insights™: Discover which ingredients contribute the calories/sodium/etc.
|Serving Size: 1 Serving (539g)|
|Recipe Makes: 1 servings|
|Calories from Fat: 0 (NaN%)|
|Amt Per Serving||% DV|
|Total Fat 0g||0 %|
|Saturated Fat 0g||0 %|
|Monounsaturated Fat 0g|
|Polyunsanturated Fat 0g|
|Cholesterol 0mg||0 %|
|Sodium 0mg||0 %|
|Potassium 0mg||0 %|
|Total Carbohydrate 0g||0 %|
|Dietary Fiber 0g||0 %|
|Sugars, other 0g|
|Protein 0g||0 %|
Powered by: USDA Nutrition Database
Disclaimer: Nutrition facts are derived from linked ingredients (shown at left in colored bullets) and may or may not be complete. Always consult a licensed nutritionist or doctor if you have a nutrition-related medical condition.
BigOven Pro required
Eat healthier with nutrition info.
Calories, carbs, protein, sodium, fiber and more - easily calculate from any recipe.
Keep all your recipes with free BigOven membership. Clip recipes, make grocery lists, meal plans and more!
What would you serve with this? Link in another recipe
Be the first to review it!