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Chile Pepper News
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If you’ve ever wondered what exactly it is that makes hot peppers so hot, look no further than capsaicin. It’s the active component in hot peppers that brings on the intense heat. For people, or mammals for that matter, it’s the capsaicin that’s responsible for the burning sensation. First coined in the 1800s, capsaicin is […]
Hot sauce is truly a global phenomenon. From all around the nation, to all across the world, hot sauce connoisseurs are constantly finding new ways to heat up everything from traditional mealtime to snacks and everything in between. It seems there’s a cultural acceptance of hot sauce that knows no boundaries. Of course you don’t […]
Nothing heats up a normal BBQ like hot sauce, and it simply goes without saying that so many BBQ-style foods taste even better with a dash or two of hot sauce. Hot sauce makes a great marinade or topping for all kinds of meats, from smoked ribs to pulled pork, plus steak, chicken and everything […]
Decades ago you might have had a hard time finding much variety when it comes to hot sauce. Sure, you’d probably find some traditional Tabasco sauce and other flavors on your local grocery store shelves, but there probably weren’t too many options to choose from. Flash forward to more recent times and it seems that […]
They may share a common name, but not all hot sauce is created equal. Oftentimes, hot sauce varies greatly depending on where it originates. We’re not just talking about the peppers, either. A tour around the world shows the style of hot sauce is often tied to the region in which it’s originally made. Here […]
Just about anything can taste great straight from the garden, and if you have your heart set on fresh chili peppers, the process may prove easier than you think. Growing fresh chili peppers is much like growing other popular garden veggies. It becomes even easier if you follow a few growing tips and tricks of […]
When it comes to hot sauce, obviously not every flavor and type is created in the same way with the same ingredients. It’s true that most hot sauce is red, but it’s not always the case. The color of hot sauce is usually tied to the color of the pepper used to make it. With […]
Once declared the hottest pepper in the world, the fiery hot Trinidad Moruga Scorpion pepper isn’t one to take lightly. At its very peak, the pepper generally tops at least 1.2 million SHUs, but it can go even hotter than that. Some plants have hit more than 2 million SHUs, making it currently the second […]