What is sambal oelek?

What Is Sambal Oelek?

You may see sambal oelek near Sriracha, that ever-popular hot sauce, but do you know what it is? Is it a hot sauce? A chili paste? Something else? How spicy is it? And what flavor should you expect? Let’s dive into what makes it tick. …

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How to make your chili spicier

How To Make Your Chili Spicier

Chili is a Tex-Mex dish. If you are familiar with Tex-Mex cuisine, you know that it usually offers some amount of spiciness. Exactly how much heat can vary depending on the cook’s preference and the chili peppers used. If you want to increase the heat …

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Habanero Powder Uses

Five Fiery And Fun Habanero Powder Uses

Habanero powder consists entirely of dried and ground habanero peppers. Habaneros are among the hotter chili peppers, making habanero powder one of the hotter chili powders around as well. Like the habanero pepper, the powder is versatile and flavorful (fruity and sweet) besides being extra …

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Cooking With Sriracha

Cooking With Sriracha: The Dos And Don’ts

Sriracha is a Thai hot sauce containing chili peppers, garlic, and a few other basic ingredients like salt and sugar. The version of this sauce that is most common in America was made by a Vietnamese immigrant named David Tran who started a company called …

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how to make soup less spicy

Spicy Stew? How To Make Soup Less Spicy

It is easy to add too much spice to soup, especially if you do not cook regularly or rarely make it. Some spices take time to infuse into all the liquid in a soup. Many impatient cooks make the mistake of adding more instead of …

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