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Spicy Food Posters

Cool Food Posters Starring Hot Peppers

Looking to spice up your walls?

How about some food posters starring some of the tastiest hot peppers around. Pepper posters have been a favorite for the dining room, cafe, and kitchen art for a while now. Some are very famous, like Mark Miller’s well-known Great Chile Poster series. Others you may be less aware of, but they are just as tasty looking for the hot pepper aficionados out there.

Here’s our favorites that’ll remind you everyday of the wide variety of hot peppers out there. They make for some mighty fine chili pepper decor.

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spicy condiments

Burger Pop! Spicy Ketchup And Other Spicy Condiments

Sure a burger with plain old ketchup and mustard is plenty good, but if you like spicy foods then pulling out some spicy ketchup, spicy mustard, or one of many other spicy condiments out there will definitely wake up your taste buds in just the right way. As hot peppers get more and more popular, condiment brands have really stepped up their game with chili pepper flavored options.

Below are some of our favorites – some classics with a twist, others lesser known brands with pop. Pick up a set for your next barbecue, party, or burger or hot dog night. Enjoy!

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Treating chili burn

Treating Chili Burn: Your Best Solutions

While chili peppers can bring amazing flavor to foods of all kinds, there’s one thing that you’ve got to watch out for: chili burn. Treating chili pepper burn due to touching or eating hot peppers is not something you can simply treat with water. In fact, you’ll find that water does nothing at all. It may even make you feel worse!

So what to do? Here are a few good remedies that you should follow if chili burn has got you down. If one doesn’t work as well for you, try the next on the list.

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How hot is a ghost pepper

How Hot Is A Ghost Pepper? Watch These Videos

Sure it’s easy to say that a ghost pepper (Bhut Jolokia) is around 1,000,000 Scoville heat units, but what does that mean in reality? How hot is a ghost pepper? What does a million SHU look like when eaten?

Luckily, there’s YouTube and a whole bunch of extreme eaters out there. Lots of people have tested their taste buds against one of the hottest peppers in the world in either chili pepper dares, hot pepper contests, or via a ghost pepper prank. And they’ve been good enough to record these moments on video for all to see.

So how hot is a ghost pepper? Take a look at these three ghost pepper videos which show the slow extreme heat in action. As you’ll see, eating Bhut Jolokia fresh is NOT something to try at home. Use it in moderation, or better yet, stick to the ghost pepper hot sauces which typically dilute the spice, if only slightly.

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Chili Pepper Lights

Top Chili Pepper Lights For Parties And Holidays

What’s a summer barbecue without some chili pepper lights? But the fun doesn’t stop there. They’re a fun and unique choice for party lights for all sorts of holidays, from Fourth of July and Cinco de Mayo to Halloween and Christmas too! And if you’re looking for a little chili pepper decor to spice up your kitchen, these lights can really do the trick. They are truly unique, making them fun throughout the year.

Here are five of our favorite options that definitely bring some Southwestern spice to any indoor room or outdoor activity. You may be surprised at the variety of choices out there!

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What is chipotle peppers in adobo sauce

What Is Chipotle Peppers In Adobo Sauce?

If you’ve tried your hand at cooking any spicy Mexican or Tex-Mex dish, you’ve likely come across the ingredient chipotle peppers in adobo sauce in a recipe or two. You’ve likely also been amazed at the spicy kick it brings to those meals. But what is chipotle peppers in adobo sauce?

The short answer is that it’s dried and smoked jalapeño pepper mixed in a spiced tomato sauce. But that really doesn’t give chipotle peppers in adobo sauce its due. To really understand why this spicy concoction is so tasty and potent, let’s break it down to its parts.

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Spicy Candy

Yummy Spicy Candy That Tests Your Taste Buds!

Chili pepper and chocolate is a terrific pairing, but the joy doesn’t stop there. In fact, there are a lot of spicy candy varieties that use chili peppers in their creation, from lollipops to jelly beans and a whole lot more. Whether it’s for Halloween candy for the adults or for a summertime barbecue sweet snack with kick, you’ve got spicy candy options that are sure to delight.

Here are our five favorite spicy candies that will definitely be a hot hit the next time a little sweets craving comes about.

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Spicy Party Snacks

Five Must-Have Seriously Spicy Party Snacks

When it comes to party snacks, we love them spicy. The spicier the better. And that often means spicy party snacks that are tough to find at regular supermarkets (though that’s changing quite a bit!). Here are some of our favorite options that you can find online – at minimum – and maybe one or two even at your local grocer. So when you’re ready to take the heat to another level at a Superbowl party, a summer barbecue, or a spring fiesta, reach for one of these options. They bring it.

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Chili Pepper Costumes

Top Chili Pepper Costume Options For The Whole Family

Ready to don your favorite spicy food for Halloween? Or are you looking to spice up your summertime barbecue with a little costume fun? How about a chili pepper costume? Yup, there are styles for the entire family, even the dog can get into the action. And if you don’t want to go full-out, you can opt for a chili pepper hat! Talk about hot Halloween costumes…

Check out some fun options below, from infant styles (yeah, they’re cute as little chiliheads) to adult options too.

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