sweet spicy popcorn recipe

Sweet And Spicy Popcorn Recipe

Spicy popcorn is one of our personal spicy snack favorites. Now add in a little sweet and you get a snack that’ll impress the entire family. This recipe features cayenne pepper as the heat source and a bit of brown sugar for the sweetness. Both …

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Is Black Pepper Good For You

Is Black Pepper Good For You?

What kitchen is complete without a black pepper grinder? Right there with salt, it’s a staple. Everyone from foodies to fast food junkies can’t live without a dash of this spice. And while not as pungent as our favorite hot peppers, it still adds a little dash of heat to a meal.

But really how much do you know about it? What is black pepper? Is it related to hot peppers? And most importantly is black pepper good for you? Let’s take a closer look at this spice that we eat nearly every day.

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Asian Beef Stew

Asian Beef Stew

Looking for a spicy recipe that has that “nestle up at home” good feeling? This slow cooker Asian beef stew certainly does the trick. It hits the spot as comfort food, perfect for the chillier months, but no slouch for the summer either. The warmth fits …

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Mango Habanero Margarita

Mango Habanero Margarita

Summer is not complete without a tasty margarita. And a spicy margarita takes things to a whole other level. Here’s a favorite that’s full of spicy-sweet goodness. Try chilling up a pitcher-full for a summer barbecue party – totally refreshing. For the habanero hot sauce …

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Tabasco Chipotle Sauce

Tabasco Chipotle Sauce Review: Smokin’!

No hot sauce brand comes close to Tabasco in terms of availability. Tabasco is everywhere – from supermarkets to major chain restaurants. But my favorite of the bunch isn’t the original (though that’s seriously tasty too). It’s Tabasco Chipotle sauce.

That smoky tang…it’s just right. If you like the earthy taste of barbecue and other smoked dishes, then you’ll want a bottle of this in your cupboard. Soon you may find that you’re putting a few drops of it in nearly everything. No kidding – it’s that good. 

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Does spicy food cause acne

Does Spicy Food Cause Acne?

If you’re prone to acne, you may have noticed flair-ups after eating spicy foods like hot peppers. Are they linked? Does spicy food cause acne? Or is this simply a case of ill-timed coincidence?

Truth be told, the food itself typically doesn’t cause acne, but the side effects of eating spicy foods like hot peppers certainly increase the chances of a breakout occurring. That’s especially true if you’re not used to eating spicy foods. 

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Cayenne Pepper Pills

What’s It Like Taking Cayenne Pepper Pills?

Chili peppers are well-known for how healthy they are. It’s all about that magic compound capsaicin and what it can do, from natural pain relief to boosting your metabolism and a whole lot more. Many people, in fact, take cayenne pepper pills to get the benefit of capsaicin without having to eat chilies in their meals, and there are many positive reviews on the results reported on sites like Amazon.

But what’s it like taking these pills or cayenne pepper capsules? Is there a taste? A sense of heat? A quick boost of energy? Other side effects? Well, each person is different, but I’ll lay out what it’s been like for me. From there, you can decide whether it’s something you want to give a try. Out the gate, I’ll say it’s definitely been overall positive. 

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Top Hot Sauce Bottles For Your Homemade Blend

So you’ve gotten into making your own hot sauce? That’s a totally fun way to explore the pepper scale, and pretty easy too. But after you’ve mastered that perfect homemade blend, what are your best options for storing it and showing it off?

There are quite a few purchasable hot sauce bottles out there you can use, plus a few storage options you may not have considered. What’s best depends on your style and where you plan on showing off your blend. Take a look at five top options below – all work well, but each excels in its own way. 

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