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.
The past is gone it's all been said.
So here's to what the future brings,
I know tomorrow you'll find better things