Pork Vindaloo

Pork Vindaloo: A Classic Curry

Tender cubes of pork are cooked in a richly spiced, tomatoey sauce that’s sharpened with tamarind and vinegar, mellowed by sugar, and fired with bird’s eye chilies. With its long pedigree, pork vindaloo is an outstanding fusion of Indian and Portuguese cuisine. One of the …

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homemade hoisin sauce

Homemade Hoisin Sauce

You most likely have eaten spicy hoisin sauce, but have you ever considered making it? Creating a homemade hoisin sauce is easier that you’d expect. It’s a perfect dip for spring rolls and egg rolls, and if Peking duck is on tonight’s menu, you’ll most …

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Spicy Ramen Noodles

Spicy Ramen Noodles

Sure you can settle for those little flavor packets that come with store-bought ramen packets. Or – why not go all out and make your own broth featuring the uber-popular Sriracha chili sauce? Our spicy ramen noodles recipe is ramen the way it should be. …

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Spicy Pineapple, Avocado, and Black Bean Salad

Spicy Pineapple, Avocado, And Black Bean Salad

As far as “chop and combine” salads go, this is one of the most delicious we’ve tasted. It’s so simple: pineapple, black beans, avocado, and  jalapeño pepper, of course, to light the match.  The bright grassy flavor of the jalapeño pepper not only brings heat, it …

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cowboy candy

Cowboy Candy (Candied Jalapeños)

The pairing of sweet and heat comes to absolute life in cowboy candy, a.k.a. candied jalapeños. It’s the two flavors in their simplest form, with a little tang to boot. Cowboy candy is a go-to when you have those extra jalapeño peppers sitting around at …

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honey old bay wings

Honey Old Bay Wings

There’s both sweet and heat in these honey Old Bay wings. The famous Chesapeake seasoning brings its own subtle paprika-based spice, but sprinkle a little cayenne with the honey and you have a nice little bite, too. They’re perfect for game day or the family party. …

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Mexican meatball soup

Mexican Meatball Soup

Mexican meatball soup has that hearty and rustic deliciousness that just puts a smile on near anyone’s face. It’s a meal unto itself, especially when served with tortilla chips or bread. And the spiciness follows through, from meatball to soup base with the ancho pepper powder …

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Habanero Bitters

Habanero Bitters

Aromatic and flavorful?  Check. Spicy? Triple check. Habanero bitters take no prisoners, so use with care. It’s high-heat habanero fruitiness mixed with the big flavors of molasses, allspice, and cloves. A dash or two may be all your cocktail needs to spice it to sun-like life. …

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Spicy Banana Bread

Spicy Banana Bread

When you think banana bread, you likely think of bananas (of course), cinnamon, vanilla, and the like. Hot peppers probably don’t cross your mind. But this spicy banana bread recipe is strong proof that they should. This is a breakfast treat (or tasty dessert) that …

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Spicy Grilled Mac And Cheese Sandwich

Spicy Grilled Mac And Cheese Sandwich

So you have just a little mac and cheese leftover from yesterday’s meal? Don’t throw it away! It makes one killer spicy sandwich. Seriously, this spicy grilled Mac and cheese sandwich recipe will make you seriously look at this classic side in a whole different light. …

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