California Chile (Capsicum Annuum) Powder (40 mesh) comes from the grinding of Dried, Red Anaheim Chiles (seeds and pod both) and is 100 pure.
The Red Anaheim is a matured green Anaheim Chile, and has more of a developed sweetness.
This chile powder is mild in heat ranging from a 2-3 on a heat scale of 1 to 10.
California powder has a deep burnt red color and is often used to spice up commercial salsa.
This chile and powder may also be referred to as a Chile Colorado.
Red Anaheim Chiles are commonly used to make Ristras.
This pepper is grown in Mexico and is common to Mexican and Southwestern cooking.
The mildness of this chile is accompanied by a sweet flavor, almost fruit.
Scoville heat units are 1,000 to 2,000.
Great in sauces, salsa and soups, add directly to the cooking liquid along with other spices.
Use in stir fry, or sprinkled over poultry or fish before baking or grilling.
Spritzing popped popcorn with water and then tossing with a bit of chile powder is a great and different snack.