hungryone LSU Fan river parishes Member since Sep 2010 1881 posts
re: Got a chile pepper question (Posted on 5/6/13 at 11:26 am to Zach)
quote: Does anyone know a trick to neutralizing pepper in your fingers besides soap and water?
A strong base will neutralize the heat of peppers on your skin. Like Clorox in water, or alum powder (used in pickling) in water. Or use "cal", the lime powder used in traditional Mexican cooking to treat corn (what turns it into masa).