How to dry cayenne peppers ?

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There are various ways to dry cayenne peppers such as dehydration, toasting in an oven at low temperatures or by stringing on a ristra. Ristra method is not only a wonderful way to dry your peppers, but it also makes for an appealing home decor. It is especially easier to dry if you live in an arid environment. Follow the steps for drying cayenne peppers. 1) A ristra is nothing more than a long strand of chiles hung outside. To begin stringing a ristra, take a cluster of three peppers and loop the cotton string around the stems two to three times.2)Create a half-hitch knot, pull it securely. Move along the string, adding clusters of three peppers at a time. Try to space your peppers at least three to four inches apart.3) If your string gets too knotted up, simply cut and tie the string. 4) When you have created the desired length of your ristra, twist (braid) the peppers around your twine, trying to ensure that the chiles are spread evenly around the twine.

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