what's rock mustard, crummy-apt.?
also, i agtee with june and craigc. blackening is a technique better done outside, in cast iron (i've acheived proper temps with a campfire), and it's a tricky thing to pull off or your just burning pepper.
practice makes perfect, though. if ypur smoke alarms tally right away, you're on the right track.
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