gringo bandito classic hot sauce set

May 2022 Giveaway! Gringo Bandito Classic Pack

Happy spring to all! It’s time to give away some hot sauce. This month, it’s the Gringo Bandito Classic Variety Pack: Original, Super-Hot, Green, and Spicy Yellow are all here. A fan of Tex-Mex? You’ll love these hot sauces with your favorite Tex-Mex foods. The …

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Old Bay pickles

Old Bay Pickles

Who doesn’t love a good pickle? That tang. Yum. That crispness. So good. But we love them even more when they are prepared with some of our favorite spicy seasonings. Old Bay pickles are like Chesapeake heaven. Spiced and spicy. The heat in Old Bay pickles …

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Chili flakes substitute

What’s A Good Chili Flakes Substitute?

Chili flakes, a.k.a. red pepper flakes or crushed red pepper, are a kitchen spice rack staple. But just like any spice, you can run out at the most in-opportune time. Where do you turn when you need a chili flakes substitute in a pinch? We …

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Chiltepin vs. pequin

Chiltepin Vs. Pequin: PepperScale Showdown

Chiltepin chilies are also known as chile tepin or bird peppers — the latter nickname comes from the fact that birds love the pepper, consume it heavily (because of their tiny size) and spread the seeds. Pequin peppers — also called piquin peppers — get …

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spicy chicken burrito bowl

Spicy Chicken Burrito Bowl

Taco nights are fun not only because tacos are fun to eat, they’re also fun to put together to your exact likes. Want a meatier taco? One with extra salsa? The choices are all yours. That’s why we love the DIY plating of a spicy …

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Honey Chipotle Wings

Honey Chipotle Wings

What’s not to love about sweet smoky heat? The mix of sweet honey and smoky chipotle pepper makes these chicken wings a real favorite for game day and gatherings of all types. Honey chipotle wings are also very easy to make, so you’ll find yourself …

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Fiery Fra Diavolo Sauce

Fiery Fra Diavolo Sauce

Fra diavolo sauce, with its tomato tang, spicy bite, and fresh basil twist is killer with pasta. It’s a perfect base for many popular fra diavolo pasta meals (like chicken, seafood, or shrimp fra diavolo). But don’t pigeonhole this spicy sauce to only pasta. It’s …

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Bombay potatoes

Bombay Potatoes

If you’re thinking curry for dinner, Bombay potatoes should be right in tow. Chock full of exotic Indian flavors and fiery spices, they are a perfect pairing for bold curries and other hearty Indian dishes. The heat comes from many sources here: cayenne pepper, chili …

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Chipotle Grilled Cheese

Chipotle Grilled Cheese

If you like smoky heat, then get ready for your new fiery go-to in the grilled cheese department. Our chipotle grilled cheese is a simple recipe, but it delivers on the smoke via those fiery chipotle peppers. Feel free to increase the amount of chipotle …

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chipotle bourbon bbq sauce

Chipotle Bourbon BBQ Sauce

Bourbon is such a good BBQ sauce ingredient. The rich sweetness of this liquor plays very well with the fiery smokiness of chipotle peppers. Plus that adobo sauce those chipotle peppers were packed in adds a nice earthy touch to the sauce to boot. And …

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