Tag: Pepper

Mad Fried Shrimp

Filed in Recipes by on December 13, 2018
Mad Fried Shrimp

Of course there’s a National Fried Shrimp Day. Why wouldn’t there be. And, we kind of love that it falls on the 21st of December; fried shrimp is perhaps the most perfect snack or easy supper for last minute holiday madness. It’s quick and deceptively easy to prepare. Better still, when you add in the […]

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Beef Wellington with a Naga Twist

Filed in Recipes by on December 9, 2018
Beef Wellington with a Naga Twist

Sure, you might not get away with covering the entire turkey with your favorite Mad Dog 357 Pepper Puree at Christmas, but that doesn’t mean you can’t make a meaty main that will blow the lid off this year’s Christmas feast. This recipe for six looks as good as it tastes. Well, almost. It’s frightfully […]

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Mad Dog Sausage and Pepper Polenta

Filed in Recipes by on November 18, 2018
Mad Dog Sausage and Pepper Polenta

Creamy polenta and sausage with peppers and some serious Mad Dog kick? Yep, we got all that here. And, you’ll be grateful for the creamy, cheesy polenta on your plate once you bite into one of our scorpion pepper pods. This is just the sort of recipe that you need on cold autumn evenings; it’s […]

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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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Pepper Profile: The Carolina Reaper

Filed in Chile Pepper News by on September 24, 2018
Pepper Profile: The Carolina Reaper

The Carolina Reaper pepper is proof that sometimes leaving it up to nature alone isn’t enough. This pepper crossbreed is a former record holder when it comes to the world’s hottest chili pepper. While it took home the honor several years ago, the Reaper is still seriously hot. First bred in a greenhouse in South […]

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You Really Shouldn’t Fear the Jalapeno Pepper

Filed in Chile Pepper News by on August 16, 2016
You Really Shouldn’t Fear the Jalapeno Pepper

There are a lot more frightening things.

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British Outcry Selling Reapers

Filed in Chile Pepper News by on July 26, 2016
British Outcry Selling Reapers

Guess where the English buy their chili peppers…

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Hot Peppers Reduce Breast Cancer

Filed in Health Benefits by on March 19, 2011
Hot Peppers Reduce Breast Cancer

A new study has reported that hot peppers reduce breast cancer cell growth and increase cell death without affecting normal breast cells. The study was designed to investigate the relationship between the capsaicin content of peppers and the impact of pepper extracts on human breast and leukemia cancer cells. Reports are inconsistent concerning the anticancer activity of hot peppers and their primary biologically active component, capsaicin. The authors tested extracts from several different peppers in human breast and leukemia cancer cell lines in the laboratory.

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