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Whole Dry Red Pepper

Whole Dry Red Pepper
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A generic term applied to any of several varieties of hot red chiles. The most commonly available forms are ground red pepper and red pepper flakes.

From The Food Lover's Companion, Fourth edition by Sharon Tyler Herbst and Ron Herbst. Copyright © 2007, 2001, 1995, 1990 by Barron's Educational Series, Inc.