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Cayenne pepper   /kˌaɪˈɛn pˈɛpər/   Listen
Cayenne pepper

noun
1.
Plant bearing very hot and finely tapering long peppers; usually red.  Synonyms: Capsicum annuum longum, cayenne, chili pepper, chilli pepper, jalapeno, long pepper.
2.
Ground pods and seeds of pungent red peppers of the genus Capsicum.  Synonyms: cayenne, red pepper.
3.
A long and often twisted hot red pepper.  Synonym: cayenne.






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"Cayenne pepper" Quotes from Famous Books



... same pan fry two good-sized onions, thinly sliced, and half a dozen good-sized tomatoes and one large mango pepper. If the pepper is mild, add cayenne pepper. When the onions begin to get soft and the tomatoes to dry, add the meat. Cook very slowly until ...
— The Khaki Kook Book - A Collection of a Hundred Cheap and Practical Recipes - Mostly from Hindustan • Mary Kennedy Core

... round steak weighing two pounds and about an inch thick; pound until thin, season with salt and Cayenne pepper, cover with a layer of bacon or salt pork, cut into thin slices, roll and tie with a cord. Pour around it half a cupful of milk and half a cupful of water. Place in a covered baking dish and ...
— Practical Suggestions for Mother and Housewife • Marion Mills Miller

... dead, dead, just as he is now. Oh, Robbie, my heart is breaking with agony and shame, but I must go on. I must tell how I hated you and the pretty baby ways which made you so attractive, and when I climbed up in the chair after the lumps of sugar and saw the cup of Cayenne pepper, and you standing below me with wide-open eyes and outstretched hands, asking me to give, the devil look possession of me and whispered that now was my chance to ruin those eyes looking up so eagerly at me. I had heard that red pepper would make ...
— Bessie's Fortune - A Novel • Mary J. Holmes

... butter; beat up three eggs and pour into the mixture. Put in a baking dish alternate layers of fish and cream until the dish is full, putting cream top and bottom. Place on top one cup of bread crumbs and one half cup of grated cheese. Salt to taste, and cayenne pepper. Bake twenty minutes. ...
— My Pet Recipes, Tried and True - Contributed by the Ladies and Friends of St. Andrew's Church, Quebec • Various

... woods. In a few minutes they came yelping back, pawing their noses and rubbing their heads against the ground. They had found the trail, but Josh had played the old slave trick of filling his tracks with cayenne pepper. The dogs were soothed, and taken deeper into the wood to find the trail. They soon took it up again, and dashed away with low bays. The scent led them directly to a little wayside station about ...
— The Strength of Gideon and Other Stories • Paul Laurence Dunbar

... don't believe in constancy for longer than a week. It does one's heart good to see how right one is; here's what I call proof. My sentimental spark kisses Emily Warren, and marries Amy Stuart." The captain, happier than before, called complacently for Cayenne pepper, and relished his mock-turtle ...
— The Complete Prose Works of Martin Farquhar Tupper • Martin Farquhar Tupper

... crab is downstairs, and I have dressed it myself, just in the way you like best. I have brought in a little cayenne pepper, too, for I know you don't care for crab without it; and the lettuce is wonderfully crisp and fresh, and there are some radishes. Oh, and Carrie reminded me that you would not care ...
— Wild Kitty • L. T. Meade

... of Cayenne pepper, growing in those days on Ballaarat: it withered some three months in limbo, but...oh yes, ...
— The Eureka Stockade • Carboni Raffaello

... groundsel or water-cress that has been well washed. If they look dull and sit in a puffed-up little heap, a drop of brandy in their water often does good; and, should they show signs of asthma, try chopped, hard-boiled egg, with a few grains of cayenne pepper, and a bit of saffron or a rusty nail in the water. These are also good when the bird is moulting. For insect-eating birds you must buy meal-worms and ants' eggs, and thrushes and blackbirds ...
— What Shall We Do Now?: Five Hundred Games and Pastimes • Dorothy Canfield Fisher

... put in the two "Jonahs," this time, was wheat bran mixed with cayenne pepper—an awful dose such as no mortal mouth could possibly bear up under! It is needless to say that the girls usually kept an eye on the Jonah pie or placed some slight private mark on it, so as ...
— When Life Was Young - At the Old Farm in Maine • C. A. Stephens

... SHAW had a lively time of it at Oxford. Fancy a whole bevy of Socialists all cooped up together under lock and screw. What a fancy-picture of beautiful harmony the mere thought conjures up. Burning cayenne pepper on one side, dirty water on the other, and loyal Undergraduates, screwed and screwing, all round them. Never mind, BERNARD. It was a capital puff for the Socialistic wind-bag, and one G.B.S. took care ...
— Punch, Or The London Charivari, Volume 102, March 5, 1892 • Various

... Jamaica perceives with regret the disappearance of his appetite, previously a source of frequently recurring enjoyment; and he succeeds, by the use of cayenne pepper, and the most powerful stimulants, in enabling himself to take as much food as he was accustomed to eat at home. But the whole of the carbon thus introduced into the system is not consumed; the temperature of the air is too high, and the oppressive heat does not allow him to increase ...
— Familiar Letters of Chemistry • Justus Liebig

... tell you Sibley would revive her?" Stanton remarked as they went down to supper. "Such humdrum fellows as you and I are not to the taste of one who has been brought up on a diet of cayenne pepper and chocolate cream." ...
— A Face Illumined • E. P. Roe

... 2 yolks of eggs, 1/2 teacupful of ale, a little cayenne pepper and salt. Stir with a wooden spoon one way only, until it is creamy, but do not let it boil, for that would spoil it. Place some slices of buttered toast on a dish, pour the Rarebit upon them, and set inside-the oven about 2 ...
— The Complete Book of Cheese • Robert Carlton Brown

... with his enormous boots, must have afforded capital sport. When I travel I always look out for fun. What else is the use of travelling? I and young B——, whom you may remember at Oxford, were at a ball together at Brussels, and what do you think we did? We strewed cayenne pepper on the floor, and no sooner did the girls begin to dance than they began incontinently to sneeze. Ladies and gentlemen were curtsying, and bowing, and sneezing to one another in ...
— Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine - Volume 55, No. 344, June, 1844 • Various

... boiled by the time the ducks were roasted. He also roasted a few ground-nuts, both of which were very acceptable to us after not having tasted vegetables for so long a time. We thought the boiled plantains were rather insipid, until Shimbo produced a bag full of cayenne pepper, with which he sprinkled them as he hooked them out of the pot, and placed them on some broad leaves to serve as plates. Altogether, we had not had so satisfactory a meal for some time. We told Aboh that we hoped to have plenty of game for his friends, and urged him to ...
— The Two Supercargoes - Adventures in Savage Africa • W.H.G. Kingston

... in a small quantity of flour; now add the remainder of the broth, and a quarter bottle of Madeira or sherry; let all stew quietly for ten minutes and rub it through a medium sieve; add the calf's head, season with a very little cayenne pepper, a little salt, the juice of one lemon, and, if desired, a quarter teaspoonful pounded ...
— The Whitehouse Cookbook (1887) - The Whole Comprising A Comprehensive Cyclopedia Of Information For - The Home • Mrs. F.L. Gillette

... leaves in a tent will keep away flies. If ants show a desire to creep into your tent, dust cayenne pepper into their holes and they ...
— Camping For Boys • H.W. Gibson



Words linked to "Cayenne pepper" :   flavouring, seasoning, chilly, flavorer, seasoner, genus Capsicum, chili, capsicum, chilli, pepper, chile, flavoring, capsicum pepper plant, flavourer



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