Red bell pepper flakes are a tasty addition to omelets, stuffings, pasta salads, soups, sauces, dips and a variety of other dishes. They are a great to add to slow cooker meals such as chilis or pulled pork. To rehydrate, mix 3 parts water and one part peppers. Let stand until soft, about 20 minutes. You can add them to dishes with a lot of liquid, that will cook for at least 20 minutes, without rehydrating them first. Contains Sulfites.