Spicy Jamaican Chicken Curry

Spicy Jamaican Curry Chicken

Caribbean cuisine and hot peppers go hand-in-hand, and that’s especially true with anything Jamaican and scotch bonnet peppers. It’s a pairing made in heaven. Think of this spicy Jamaican curry chicken recipe as tropical comfort food. It has a rich flavor, a spicy sweetness, and enough chicken …

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Nos run when eating spicy food

Why Does Your Nose Run When You Eat Spicy Food?

Chili peppers and other spicy foods sure can excite your taste buds, but that’s not all they can do to your body. Your system can have all sorts of side effects to spicy food – everything from chili burn on the skin to sudden sweats. But the most surprising for many is the runny nose. Why is that? Why does your nose run when you eat spicy food like jalapeño peppers?

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Sweet Chili Sauce Spicy Ice Cream Topping

A mango sorbet pairing made in heaven

Pairing this spicy ice cream topping with mango sorbet is pure awesome, plain and simple. The tropical fruit sweetness mixed with the Thai chili heat just works. And this is an easy dessert topping to pull together on the quick. If you have some Thai sweet chili sauce in the fridge, you are a quarter of the way there. Give it a go when you’re craving a tropical fruit sorbet or ice cream.

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Strawberry Jalapeño Margarita

Just imagining the sweet tang of strawberry mixing with the heat of jalapeño is mouthwatering, to say the least. They may seem an unlikely pair at first glance, but like with many sweet things, spicy works really well here. REALLY well.

A strawberry jalapeño margarita is one  of those summer show-stopper drinks that’ll energize a party. So pick up some fresh strawberries and a couple of jalapeño peppers before your next tequila-friendly shindig, and get ready for some serious smiles. 

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Corona Margarita Recipe

Spicy Corona Margarita Recipe

Here’s a perfect party cocktail: easy to make and yet surprisingly tasty. This spicy Corona margarita recipe isn’t (obviously) a traditional margarita. Sprite and Corona aren’t the typical ingredients you’d expect, but it sure does make a punch bowl full of good times.

If you want a version that’s not spicy at all, just lessen the amount of jalapeños used, or forgo the jalapeños altogether for a tangy no-heat drink. Try it at your next outdoor party or barbecue. It’s sure to be a hit. 

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Watermelon Jalapeno Margarita

Spicy Watermelon Jalapeño Margarita

Sweet and spicy works so well, and we’ve come to love the sweet and spicy pair of watermelon and jalapeño pepper. They work perfectly together in a spicy salad or as a refreshingly tasty cocktail like you have with this watermelon jalapeño margarita recipe.

This is an excellent summer drink that’ll have you and your guests coming back for more. It’s just the right amount of spice, but if you like all things hotter, increase the amount of jalapeño and leave the seeds and membrane intact when you blend.

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Jalapeno Martini Recipe

Basic Jalapeño Martini

Why spice up a classic?

Why not! Think of this basic jalapeño martini recipe as a twist on a basic dirty martini. Instead of olive juice from the jar you substitute the pickled jalapeño juice that you can get from any jar of pickled jalapeños. These are available at nearly every grocery store. Add more or less to control the amount of tang and spice you get in the cocktail.

This is a terrific cocktail to add a twist to a martini party. It tastes great, takes few additional ingredients, and it’s super easy to make. 

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Trinidad scorpion vs ghost pepper

Moruga Scorpion Vs. Ghost Pepper: PepperScale Showdown

Now here are two hot peppers that will send your taste buds screaming into a new zip code. Trinidad Moruga Scorpion vs. ghost pepper. Which one is hottest?  Can you buy them fresh, or are there at least spicy products out there that use these titans of the pepper scale?

Let’s stack these chili peppers side-by-side and see what we’ve got in a PepperScale Showdown. One thing is for sure, neither of these chilies are for the timid.

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Cucumber Jalapeño Margarita Recipe

Here’s  a spicy margarita with more than zip to it. The cucumber muddled into the mix layers in a fresh, clean taste. It’s a surprising and refreshing twist to the margarita. Not to downplay the spice; it’s sure still there with the muddled jalapeño. It has …

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