Mad Hatter peppers

Mad Hatter Pepper Guide: Heat, Flavor, Uses

What are Mad Hatter peppers? The Mad Hatter pepper is a hybrid of the unique mitre-shaped Bishop’s Crown pepper and a 2017 winner of the All-America Selection Award (AAS). It has a similar sweet, fruity taste as the Bishop’s Crown, but with much less heat … Read more

Calabrian peppers on a plate

Calabrian Pepper Guide: Heat, Flavor, Uses

What are Calabrian peppers? Calabrian peppers are a medium-hot chili (25,000 to 40,000 Scoville heat units) that are named after their region of origin, Calabria in Southern Italy. Its flavor is unique and a big part of this pepper’s charm: smoky, fruity, and a touch … Read more

The Pepper Plant Hot Sauce Label

The Pepper Plant Hot Sauce Review

My first takeaway from a bite of The Pepper Plant Hot Sauce (Original California Style) is how salty the flavor is — and I’m not mad at it! It actually blew me away as I’m a known salt-addict. There’s a more complex flavor here, too, … Read more

Spicy Mushroom Risotto

Spicy Mushroom Risotto

Spicy mushroom risotto is a traditional Italian dish with a delicious fiery twist.  Don’t expect leftovers, but if you decide to make extra you can keep it in the refrigerator for up to four days and reheat in the microwave until piping hot. This is … Read more

Beef Brisket Chili with Sweet Cornbread Dumplings

Beef Brisket Chili With Sweet Cornbread Dumplings

Here’s a different way to enjoy chili con carne. Beef brisket chili is all you’d expect a fine bowl of chili to be — hot, meaty, a touch spicy (thanks to cayenne peppers), and rich. The difference is the fab dumplings that do away with … Read more

Elephant Ears Pepper Guide: Heat, Flavor, Uses

What are Elephant Ears peppers? The Elephant Ears pepper (a.k.a. Slonovo Uvo) is a no-heat paprika-type sweet pepper that originated in (and is primarily cultivated throughout) the Balkan Peninsula. It’s particularly tied to Croatia and Serbia where these chilies are often grown in home gardens … Read more

Palo Alto Firefighters Pepper Sauce label

Palo Alto Firefighters Pepper Sauce Review

The second Palo Alto Firefighters Pepper Sauce hit my lips, I thought, “This tastes very familiar, and I love it!” I later figured out, after my weekly drive through Taco Bell (no judgement), that Palo Alto firefighters found a way to make something that tastes … Read more

Chipotle and sundried tomato bruschetta

Chipotle And Sundried Tomato Bruschetta

Here’s a delightful snack from the Mediterranean, with a spicy but subtle twist. Chipotle and sundried tomato bruschetta packs a bunch of flavor, with a little heat and a touch of smokiness. This recipe will work well with whatever bread you like best but our … Read more

Fiery Chicken with Mediterranean Sauce

Fiery Chicken With Knockout Mediterranean Sauce

This fiery chicken dish gives crisp-skinned, tender chicken the chili spotlight it deserves. Tanged with olives and capers, its rich and fiery cherry tomato sauce is lightly sweetened by bell peppers. Serve with crunchy potatoes, roasted with garlic, and rosemary. The huge appeal of our … Read more

Jalapeno and cheese chip dip

Jalapeño And Cheese Chip Dip

This jalapeño and cheese chip dip is just as perfect as a party appetizer as it is as a comfy “Saturday night on the sofa” food. It’s miles better than store bought alternatives and, best of all, it only takes a few minutes to make.  … Read more