Hot Tricks for Handling Chile Peppers
It’s always a good idea to protect your fingers (and whatever they’ll touch later) when preparing fresh chiles, and the general advice is to wear latex or plastic gloves. However, if you find yourself gloveless, turn a zipper-lock bag inside out to create one on the spot. (It’s helpful to secure the bag with a rubber band around your wrist.) The bag can then be turned right-side out to store leftover chiles.
Read more: 4 Hot Tricks for Handling Chile Peppers