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What is Capsaicin?

Filed in Chile Pepper News by on November 1, 2018
What is Capsaicin?

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 […]

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Pairing Food & Hot Sauce Around the World

Filed in Chile Pepper News by on October 27, 2018
Pairing Food & Hot Sauce Around the World

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 […]

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The Tasty Blend of Hot Sauce & BBQ

Filed in Chile Pepper News by on October 25, 2018
The Tasty Blend of Hot Sauce & BBQ

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 […]

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From Corner to Corner: Where to Buy Hot Sauce

Filed in Chile Pepper News by on October 20, 2018
From Corner to Corner: Where to Buy Hot Sauce

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 […]

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The World Of Hot Sauce

Filed in Chile Pepper News by on October 15, 2018
The World Of Hot Sauce

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 A tour around the world shows the style of hot sauce is often tied to the region in which it’s originally made.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 […]

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Chili Pepper Growing Tips and Tricks

Filed in Chile Pepper News by on October 13, 2018
Chili Pepper Growing Tips and Tricks

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 […]

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All Hot Sauce is Not Created Equal

Filed in Chile Pepper News by on October 6, 2018
All Hot Sauce is Not Created Equal

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 […]

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Pepper Profile: The Trinidad Moruga Scorpion

Filed in Chile Pepper News by on October 4, 2018
Pepper Profile: The Trinidad Moruga Scorpion

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 […]

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