Snacks & Desserts

Spicy Mixed Nuts

Spicy Mixed Nuts: A Cocktail-Hour Treat

Once you start, it’s hard to stop. To say spicy mixed nuts done just the right way are moreish doesn’t do them justice. Addictive is a better moniker. Serve them as an appetizer with drinks, then lock them away. And … Read more

Chipotle Chocolate Rocky Road Candy

Chipotle Chocolate Rocky Road Candy

Chocolate rocky road candy is such a childhood favorite. But that doesn’t mean us adults can’t love it, too. Especially with the addition of a little spice. Chipotle chocolate rocky road has all that you remember: marshmallow, fudge, and crumbly … Read more

Spiced Apple Oats

Spiced Apple Oats

Spiced apple oats are the kind of breakfast dish that will keep you warm all winter long. People have been enjoying oats as a staple food for thousands of years. And for good reason – they are not only nutritious, … Read more

Spiced pineapple upside-down cake, ready to serve

Spiced Pineapple Upside-Down Cake

This spiced pineapple upside-down cake recipe adds just a little kick to the popular dessert. There’s cayenne pepper powder in the cake batter, but that’s not all. We add a few candied jalapeños here to add a delicious sweet bite … Read more

Chili Chocolate Bread

Chili Chocolate Bread

Not too sweet, and not too spicy – this chili chocolate bread is mild enough to serve to the whole family. It calls for red chili flakes and you can adjust the amount you want to use to your liking. … Read more

Jalapeno and Vodka Jello

Jalapeño And Vodka Jello

Now obviously this one is for the adults only. Jalapeño and vodka jello is the type of sweet treat that will help get any gathering going. It’s tasty berry experience with only a gentle hint of red jalapeño that tickles … Read more

Spiced Berry and Coconut Popsicles

Spiced Berry And Coconut Popsicles

These spiced berry and coconut popsicles are perfect for any hot summer day, providing just a little spiciness with a ton of sweet, fruity flavor. The battle between hot and cold seriously wakens the tastebuds. They are totally refreshing and … Read more

Piri Piri Candied Bacon with Cheese

Piri Piri Candied Bacon With Cheese

Piri piri candied bacon with cheese will send your favorite meat and spice lovers crazy. This is one decadent dish: creamy, sweet, spicy, salty, rich, meaty, and smooth. I could keep going with adjectives to describe this recipe but the … Read more

Easy Chipotle Shortbread

Easy Chipotle Shortbread

This chipotle shortbread is a traditional Scottish shortbread recipe with a little Mexican twist. You get the smoky fire of chipotle pepper mixed with the tasty butteriness of shortbread. It just works. Not only does chipotle shortbread taste delicious, but … Read more

spicy roast chickpeas

Spicy Roasted Chickpeas

Spicy roasted chickpeas are a super-snack, a much healthier alternative to chips. Really, their flavor and texture will keep you coming back for more. These mighty little legumes soak up flavor fast. Plus, they offer the perfect opportunity to use … Read more