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Carolina Reaper Ice cream

Hottest Ice Cream in the World?

If I told you that you had to be eighteen years of age or older to consume something I made, you would probably think it contained alcohol. If I told you to eat something I whipped up, you had to sign a release of liability statement, you might think twice about eating it even if it is ice cream. Both of these conditions are required to enjoy the new Carolina Reaper ice cream according to Triangle Business News.

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Classical Music and the Carolina Reaper

If you are reading or participating at this website, there is a really good chance you know about the Carolina Reaper. There is also a good chance you have seen some of the rediculous videos of people eating them until they vomit on camera. There is probably a hundred of these over at youtube. But did you know there is one of a Classical Orchestra eating the Carolina Reaper while they play?

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Chocolate Carolina Reaper 2014

In my 2013 gardens, I found a single Chocolate Carolina Reaper plant among the Carolina Reapers I had been growing in isolation. Because all the pods on a single plant were brown / chocolate, I reasoned it was not the result of an accidental cross pollination here.  My guess was that one of two things had taken place. Continue reading Chocolate Carolina Reaper 2014

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Louisville, KY – Sept 27, 2014 – 10 A to 10 P

It is Friday, September 26th at about 8 PM.  I have brought in the produce for tomorrow’s efforts at the Louisville Maker Fair.  I know I am ready with Carolina Reapers, Jalapeno, Pablano, Habanaro, Serano, Sweet Banana, and sweet bell peppers in a wide range of colors.  All fresh and all picked just now.  Thing is, I am in kind of a pickle which makes tomorrows venture a bit of a challenge.

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An insane business idea.

Our gardening efforts started as a way to offset the grocery bill.  As my love for gardening grew, I needed a more than just grocery savings to justify the expansion.  One thing led to another and here we are, following what by most people’s judgement is an insane business idea.  After all, who buys mail order produce?  Believe it or not, you probably do.  In fact, much of it was probably shipped from much further away than our homestead.

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