I was wondering about that, too.
The recipe called for 12-16 jalapeņos. I was thinking whole, fresh peppers, not slices out of a jar. I thought maybe you picked them out after a while until I saw a couple slices in the pic, but still didn't realize you weren't using whole jalapeņos.
I think I would like this with the pepper flakes instead anyway.
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