For their size – about a half-inch long – these little fellows pack a wicked punch. Usually dried, their tangy heat is great in salsas. They're also ideal for infusions: Add a fistful to a mason jar, fill to the brim with reposado tequila, and let sit for 24 hours. Sip slowly.
Credit: Photograph by Michael Pirrocco
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