A&P: MASTER CHOICE CHIPOTLE PEPPER PUREE

Fire-roasted ripe jalapeno chili peppers are traditionally used in Mexican and Central American dishes, and are popular in American Southwest cuisine. The use of chipotle pepper -- dried jalapenos -- has crossed over into mainstream cooking and is added to sauces, stews and soups. A&P uses it to flavor its packaged barbecue ribs. "Those that know this flavor, love it!" said Jane Ellerton, corporate

Fire-roasted ripe jalapeno chili peppers are traditionally used in Mexican and Central American dishes, and are popular in American Southwest cuisine. The use of chipotle pepper -- dried jalapenos -- has crossed over into mainstream cooking and is added to sauces, stews and soups. A&P uses it to flavor its packaged barbecue ribs. "Those that know this flavor, love it!" said Jane Ellerton, corporate brand director for A&P Canada, who said she uses it to spice up her scrambled eggs.

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