Red Pepper (Cayenne) is the ripened, dried pod of the Capsicum Frutescens. The capsicum family of spices includes sweet, or bell, pepper, paprika and jalapeno chilies. Used when "heat" is desired.
• Add to tomato juice, barbecue sauce, guacamole, omelets, dips and spreads.
• Use in vegetable soup, meat loaf, pot roast, stews, spiced shrimp and deviled crab