The most common type of pepper grown in the world, cayenne is usually dried and ground into a powder. Intensely spicy and pungent, it's best used in hot sauces and marinades, or to give fried-chicken batter or grilled meats a kick. Fresh, it adds bite to a basic chili.
Credit: Photograph by Michael Pirrocco
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