Basic Salsa Recipe

Basic Salsa Recipe

Want a basic salsa recipe from which you can then jump into experimentation of your own? Look no further; we’ve got you covered. This simple salsa takes very little time to make and is ripe for adjustments.

There are many ways to play with this recipe. Adjust the ingredient amounts on the list, or sub-out a hotter chili than the jalapeño (like a serrano pepper or even a habanero) for more heat. Try adding fruit as well to give the salsa a more exotic twist. 

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Sriracha sauce ingredients

Sriracha Ingredients: What’s In This Popular Hot Sauce?

Sure anyone with a love of chili peppers has likely tasted Sriracha Hot Chili Sauce, but do you know what peppers are in there? The Sriracha label says the generic “Chili” which, any lover of spicy foods knows, opens up a wide world of what it hot pepper it could be.

Let’s take a look at those Sriracha ingredients and get a better understanding of what makes this popular hot sauce tick. There’s a surprising hot pepper behind the heat that many people don’t realize exists. 

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Spicy Blueberry Salsa

Spicy Blueberry Salsa

Blueberries and jalapeño peppers – a surprising pair that’ll definitely bring a smile to your face! When you pair the crisp berry taste with that bright medium heat of jalapeño, you’ve got a very special salsa for sultry summer months. … Read more

cayenne pepper substitute

What’s A Good Substitute For Cayenne Pepper?

Cayenne pepper is one of the most popular hot peppers out on the market today, easy to find in powder form but a lot tougher to find fresh in markets. In both cases, though, there are times that you may need a substitute. What are your choices?

We’ve pulled together some of your best options to use as a substitute for cayenne pepper, both chili powder options and fresh whole chilies. No matter your need, there’s a good choice here for you, so let’s take a look. 

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scotch bonnet substitute

What’s A Good Scotch Bonnet Pepper Substitute?

Scotch bonnet peppers – with their heat and fruity tang – are very popular in Caribbean cuisine, but they can be tough to find. They are not common in most general supermarkets, unless you live in the sub-tropics or in an urban area with a high population of Caribbean cultures. So what happens when you stumble upon a great looking recipe that uses scotch bonnet peppers? What is a  good scotch bonnet substitute that may be easier to find?

We’ve got a few options for you here. 

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number on the bottom of a tabasco bottle

What Does The Number On The Bottom Of A Tabasco Bottle Mean?

Some may have noticed it before – and for others this may be a surprise – but every bottle of Tabasco hot sauce has a number on the bottom of the bottle. People have questioned that number since Tabasco bottles have been on store shelves. Some people believe that it has to do with the heat of the hot sauce inside, ranging on a scale from one to forty. But that is far from the truth. So what does the number on the bottom of a Tabasco bottle mean?

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Best Sriracha Gifts – From Useful To Funky!

Sriracha is one of those brands that goes well beyond the product it makes. With its funky label and iconic rooster – not to mention its incredible taste –  it has reached cult status. And with that status has come a lot of cool Sriracha shirts, books, and other Sriracha gifts that make for real fun gift-giving.

Are you looking for the perfect set of Sriracha gifts? Then definitely check out some of the top selections below. There’s something here for every type of hot sauce lover – from the spicy food chef to the vintage t-shirt collector and beyond.

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