If you are looking to add a little spice to your meals, Jalapeno peppers are a delicious and easy option. Originating in Xa- lapa, Mexico, jalapeno peppers are now appreciated around the world. Commonly, a mature Jalapeno is about 2-3 ½ inches in length and is typically eaten when green in color, but a fully ripened bright red jalapeno and can also be consumed. Chi- potle is actually made from a jalapeno that withers and dries on the plant. There is a craft of smoking and stirring the peppers for four days to achieve the smoky spice of chipotle.