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What is the capsaicin in chili peppers?

Filed in Blog by on January 17, 2019
What is the capsaicin in chili peppers?

If you’ve ever wondered what exactly it is that makes chili peppers so hot, it’s time to take a closer look at a little something called capsaicin. In more simple terms, capsaicin is the active ingredient naturally found in chili peppers, and packaged up into some of your favorite hot sauce. This fiery chemical compound […]

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Cooking with hot sauce and extracts

Filed in Blog by on January 6, 2019
Cooking with hot sauce and extracts

If you think hot sauce is just an ordinary condiment to top off food, think again! Sure hot sauce makes a great topping, but it can also add some great flavor while you’re cooking. In fact, adding some hot sauce or hot pepper extracts into the mix while cooking can be a great way to […]

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Warm Up The Winter Months With Spicy Recipes

Filed in Blog by on December 20, 2018
Warm Up The Winter Months With Spicy Recipes

As the temperatures outside continue to dip and Old Man Winter makes a showing, ‘tis the season to kick back by the fire and settle in for a long few months of winter ahead. But if you’re looking to warm up the winter months, you may not need to throw another log on the fire […]

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Too Much Hot Sauce? How To Stop The Burn

Filed in Blog by on December 17, 2018
Too Much Hot Sauce? How To Stop The Burn

You’ve probably heard the saying you can never have too much of a good thing, but in the case of hot sauce you may just want to come to the table prepared. Hot sauce is a great solution to spicing up bland food, or to give it an extra kick, but sometimes you’ll find you’ve […]

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How To Pair Food With Hot Sauce

Filed in Blog by on December 15, 2018
How To Pair Food With Hot Sauce

If you feel like you’re in a rut when it comes to food, maybe you’re not opening your mind and taste buds to all the possibilities. Traditional meals like breakfast, lunch and dinner don’t haven’t to be ordinary, when they can taste extraordinary! All it takes to give your meals a boost is some imagination. […]

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Starved For Heat: The Rising Appeal Of Spicy Food Challenges

Filed in Blog by on December 13, 2018
Starved For Heat: The Rising Appeal Of Spicy Food Challenges

Years ago food challenges were mainly reserved for the occasional festival or county fair. It was the time when brave contenders showed how much they could eat, how fast they could eat, or simply how spicy of a food they could tolerate. Next came shows such as “Man v. Food” when viewers tuned in to […]

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Heat Up The Holiday Season With Spicy Flavors

Filed in Blog by on December 11, 2018
Heat Up The Holiday Season With Spicy Flavors

The holidays are full of flavor, from tempting appetizers to sweet desserts and, of course, the filling main course. The holiday season, however, doesn’t have to just tempt your sweet tooth. There are plenty of ways to heat up the holidays and add some spice to everything from your upcoming parties to your upcoming Christmas […]

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Love Hot Peppers? Handle With Care

Filed in Blog by on December 8, 2018
Love Hot Peppers? Handle With Care

Sure hot peppers and hot pepper products taste great at mealtime, but the name says it all! Not only are they oftentimes burning hot when they reach your mouth, but some are so hot you’ll start feeling it starting with the tips of your fingers. That’s why some of the hottest products on the market […]

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