Is Spicy A Flavor

Fact Or Fiction: Is Spicy A Flavor?

What we call taste is a collection of different senses that includes smell, mouthfeel, and temperature. There are five basic tastes and everything we perceive as flavor is a combination of those tastes. We detect tastes via papillae on the tongue most of which are …

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September 2020 Giveaway! Mole “Holy Trinity” Pack

If you love Mexican peppers, you’re going to love this month’s giveaway. Our Mole “Holy Trinity” Pack features three spicy Mexican chili powders: ancho, guajillo, and pasilla powders. Each is part of the “holy trinity” of spices used in many traditional Mexican mole recipes. And …

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Braai: The Iconic Barbecue Of Southern Africa

It’s pronounced like “try” – just drop the ‘t’ for a ‘b’. Bry. And perhaps more than any other national emblems – flags, anthems, currencies, languages – braai is the defining symbol of southern Africa. It’s far more than a type of cookery or simple …

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Banana Peppers

Banana Pepper Pop Quiz! Test Your Knowledge

How well do you know the popular banana pepper? Our ten-question banana pepper pop quiz puts your knowledge to the test, covering everything from its heat, to its flavor, and beyond. Want to study up? All of the answers to the questions below can be …

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Tabasco Hard to Find Sauce Set

July 2020 Giveaway! Tabasco Hard-To Find Sauce Set

Our July 2020 giveaway features a few fun (and frankly sometimes tough to source) Tabasco sauces. The Tabasco Hard-to-Find Sauce Set features Tabasco’s Sweet and Spicy, Sriracha, Scorpion, and Family Reserves sauces. Yum. That’s a lot of Avery Island love right there. We’re super-excited about …

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Hot Sauce List

The Hot Sauce List: Reviews, Videos, Heat Level

Dive deep into hot sauces with our ever-growing list… Each month we review a handful of hand-picked fiery hot sauces – some mainstream staples, others craft blends. Our hot sauce list pulls together all of our hot sauce scores and review toplines in one easy-to-search …

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