unique chili flakes

Unique Chili Flakes That You Won’t Find In Your Local Store

Every grocery store carries its red crushed pepper flakes staple, but what about different varieties of chili flakes? Chances are you won’t find anything else.

But there’s a whole wide world of chili flakes out there that really run the gamut from mild to spicy on the Scoville scale. If you love chili peppers, you’ll want to check some of these hard to find options out – all available online. They’ve got big flavor and (some) big heat. They’re perfect additions for your cupboard, and terrific ingredients for dips, barbecue rubs, pizza, snacks, Asian dishes, Mexican dishes, and more.

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Best ghost pepper hot sauce

Want The Best Ghost Pepper Hot Sauce? Five Top Options

Ghost peppers (otherwise known as Bhut Jolokia or Naga Jolokia) are some of the hottest peppers in the world. And a ghost pepper hot sauce? Well you can bet that’s going to follow suit. They are popular choices for their intense heat, but underlying that is a pretty flavorful pepper. So you may be picking up a bottle of ghost pepper hot sauce on a dare (or as a collector’s item), just don’t be surprised if you start using it more than you imagined. Remember, though, a little goes a long way when it comes to these extreme hot sauces. Approach with respect and dilute in foods as necessary.

Below are five of the best options you’ll find out there. Each has a distinction all its own and a load of positive reviews. Check them out.

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homestyle hot pepper jelly

Love Spicy And Sweet? Top Home-Style Hot Pepper Jelly Options

There’s just something about spicy and sweet. When together in a food, you’ve got something so complex, so teasing to your taste buds, that you can’t help but smile. That’s hot pepper jelly. It’s got the sweet fruit base, but within lies a little kick, sometimes a big kick to be honest. They are two different tastes that when placed together just work with all sorts of snacks from crackers to cheeses and sliced fruits.

Hot pepper jelly is a popular artisanal product. You can find lots of homemade, small batch options out there that just taste like heaven. You may be able to find them at a local farmer’s market, but if you can’t there are a many home-style hot pepper jellies available online. Below are five of our favorite that have that made from scratch flair.

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Pepper spray

Pepper Spray: Pepper As A Protector

From the Scoville scale heights… Scoville heat units: 2,000,000 – 5,300,000Jalapeño reference point: 250 to 2,120 times hotterProducts: Pepper spray on Amazon If you’re looking for a little protection that’s safer than carrying most weapons, then visiting the top of the Scoville scale has an …

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bell pepper

Bell Pepper Guide: Heat, Flavor, Uses

What are bell peppers? It’s at the bottom of the Scoville scale (0 Scoville heat units), but that certainly doesn’t make the bell pepper less popular. It’s by far the most well-known member of the capsicum family. They are tasty, crunchy, healthy, sweet (at times), …

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Malagueta pepper

Malagueta Pepper Guide: Heat, Flavor, Uses

What are malagueta peppers? Brazil is home to some pretty hot things, but none may be hotter than the malagueta pepper. With about double the heat of cayenne pepper (50,000 to 100,000 Scoville heat units), this is an extra-hot chili that’ll knock your socks off. …

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Pimento Pepper

Pimento Pepper Guide: Heat, Flavor, Uses

What are pimento peppers? You may not realize how often you eat products that contain pimento peppers. There are so many varieties of products that use this chili, due to its sweetness and mild heat (100 to 500 Scoville heat units). And that’s part of what …

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tabasco pepper

Tabasco Pepper Guide: Heat, Flavor, Uses

What are tabasco peppers? Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the last century, you’ve heard of the famous Tabasco hot sauce. It is made in America and is arguably the most popular (and easily found) hot sauce on the planet. The tabasco pepper …

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red savina habanero

Red Savina Habanero Guide: Heat, Flavor, Uses

What are Red Savina habanero peppers? If you think the habanero is hot, then you haven’t met its shock-red sultry sister. The Red Savina habanero once carried the title of the hottest pepper in the world. It’s a scorching super-hot pepper (350,000 to 577,000 Scoville …

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