red savina habanero

Red Savina Habanero Guide: Heat, Flavor, Uses

What are Red Savina habanero peppers? Red Savina habanero peppers are one of the hottest chili peppers in the world, with a Scoville heat rating ranging from 350,000 to 570,000 Scoville heat units. From 1994 to 2006, it officially held the title of the hottest …

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spicy apple chutney

Spicy Apple Chutney

Spiced apple chutney is simply delicious, but how about spiced spicy apple chutney? Now that’s a taste bud explosion of the best kind. In this recipe, traditional chutney savory spices (cinnamon, allspice, and the like) are paired against jalapeño pepper and a healthy dose of …

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Spicy Apple Butter

Spicy Apple Butter

Want a little sweet and spicy heat to start your day? Try spicy apple butter on a crusty piece of bread. It’s a yummy way to wake up. Of course, breakfast isn’t the only use case. Try this spicy apple butter with pork, spread over …

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how to thicken hot sauce

Sauce Too Thin? How To Thicken Hot Sauce

The question of how to thicken hot sauce can be a tricky due to the fact that many recipes contain high levels of acid. Acids can cause some thickeners to lose their thickening properties. Even so, there are quite a few options for giving your …

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Aztec Hot Chocolate

Aztec Hot Chocolate (With Smoky Chipotle)

If you want the warmth of hot chocolate with a little spicy buzz, you can opt for our traditional spicy cocoa (see the recipe here – it’s simple and plenty delicious) or lean into awesome with this Aztec hot chocolate with smoky chipotle powder. There …

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Fermented Mango Habanero Sauce

Fermented Mango Habanero Sauce

Thanks to our fellow spicy food fan Curtis Farmer for this delicious-looking fermented mango habanero hot sauce recipe. The fermentation process adds a special tanginess here and allows the recipe to reduce the overall amount of vinegar often used. The result? The other delicious ingredients …

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Can you freeze pico de gallo?

Can You Freeze Pico de Gallo?

Pico de gallo translates to “the beak of the rooster” or “rooster’s beak” and is a form of salsa made with fresh ingredients — it is classified as a salsa fresca. As such, it differs from traditional salsa by having less moisture. Typical pico de …

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Are Bell Peppers Spicy?

Are Bell Peppers Spicy, Ever?

It may come as a surprise (to some) that bell peppers are technically chili peppers. What isn’t a surprise (to most) is bell peppers have no heat. But is that always true? Are bell peppers spicy, ever? Or is it always that zero placeholder on …

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Extra Salsa

Extra Salsa? 12 Delicious Salsa Uses

The ingredients list for a standard salsa recipe includes some of the most versatile ingredients in the world: tomatoes, onions, and cilantro. And, of course, for many salsas: chili peppers. If you have run out of ideas for using salsa and have leftovers, you still …

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