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Make the Ultimate Hot Sauce (Hint: It Involves Fermentation)

Steven Raichlen | Posted 09.19.2014 | Taste
Steven Raichlen

You produce a hot sauce with complex umami flavors -- a condiment worthy of your best grilling.

How To Make Spicy Indian Mango Pickles At Home

Food52 | Posted 09.09.2014 | Taste
Food52

This recipe is one of my favorite ways to prepare a spicy mango pickle that makes a great accompaniment to any Indian dish.

Spicy Arrabbiata Sauce to Amp Up Spaghetti Night

Food Fanatic | Posted 08.06.2014 | Taste
Food Fanatic

I had a difficult time reconciling the images of people digging into heaping bowls of pasta and sauce with audible groans and the pasta that I was served for dinner. I remember thinking, It's only spaghetti. What could be so amazing that you need to moan about it?

How To Make Cheesy Jalapeño Popper Crock-Pot Pulled Chicken

Food Fanatic | Posted 08.06.2014 | Taste
Food Fanatic

Crock-Pot pulled chicken is basically a blank canvas for brilliance.

How To Save An Overly Salty Or Spicy Dish

Food52 | Posted 06.23.2014 | Taste
Food52

Next time you over-season your dish, don't panic -- just follow these tips.

This Is What Happens When You Eat The World's Hottest Chili Pepper

Bon Appetit | Posted 04.02.2014 | Taste
Bon Appetit

It took me 21.85 seconds to consume three Carolina Reapers, the world's hottest chilis.

The World's Spiciest Dishes Worth The Heartburn

The Daily Meal | Posted 05.20.2014 | Taste
The Daily Meal

Different cultures have found ways to combine incredibly hot spices with intensely flavorful dishes that make them worth the burn.

Why We Suffer Through The Pain Of Spicy Foods

Posted 03.17.2014 | Taste

It usually means you're just tougher.

Here's How To Control The Heat of Your Jalapeños

Blue Apron | Posted 02.06.2014 | Taste
Blue Apron

Banish your fear of making food too spicy by learning to prep in three different ways.

11 Reasons Why We Can Never Get Enough Sriracha

Food52 | Posted 10.07.2013 | Taste
Food52

Our favorite recipes that illustrate why we just can't cut Sriracha loose.

Za'atar Gives Your Brunch a Swift Kick in the Tomatoes

Jeffrey de Picciotto | Posted 11.05.2013 | Taste
Jeffrey de Picciotto

It's the hangover helper of your ancestors.

Indian-Style Grilled Mango Nectarines With Sweet Tamarind Chutney

Nik Sharma | Posted 08.20.2013 | Taste
Nik Sharma

Try this recipe for wonderful explosion of flavors in your mouth.

Thai Style Mint Fried Rice

Anne Maxfield | Posted 08.25.2013 | Taste
Anne Maxfield

Last week, a bunch of Asian veggies inspired a Thai-styled fried rice with some of the leftover pork loin.

Chicken Mole: A Recipe for Cinco de Mayo

Laura Kumin | Posted 06.29.2013 | Taste
Laura Kumin

When you take chocolate in a spicy, instead of a sweet, direction, the result is delicious.

World's Spiciest Pizza Contender Packs 3.2 Million Scoville Units

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 04.01.2013 | Weird News

The line between pleasure and pain continues to blur as spicy food enthusiasts -- or masochists, depending on your vantage point -- continue to dream ...

Homemade Pepper Sauce Potato Chips

Amie Valpone | Posted 06.01.2013 | Taste
Amie Valpone

Here's an easy recipe that's perfect for those spring and summer BBQs. Toss that bag of processed potato chips and make your own.

World's Spiciest Hot Sauces

The Daily Meal | Posted 05.25.2013 | Taste
The Daily Meal

Hot sauce: some never leave home without a bottle of the stuff; others fear even brief exposure. So what is it about spicy food that causes such divisiveness?

Spiced Butternut Squash & Dill Soup

Chitra Agrawal | Posted 04.02.2013 | Taste
Chitra Agrawal

During the winter months, soup-making is second nature for me and a way of using many of the winter vegetables I find at the farmer's market.

Spicy Soup Burns Hole In Man's Stomach

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 12.28.2012 | Home

The next time you consider chowing down on something spicy, consider the possible consequences. A 26-year-old man in China recently became a cautionar...

Goan Chicken Coconut Curry in the Slow Cooker

Nik Sharma | Posted 12.06.2012 | Taste
Nik Sharma

Infused with delicious coconut milk and a blend of aromatic spices, this curry is simple yet comforting. It's exactly how I remember my grandmother's chicken curry tasted.

Get Down & Dirty With Hot Peppers

Food52 | Posted 01.09.2013 | Taste
Food52

To the uninitiated, spiciness is binary: just hot or mild.

The 5 Easiest Tex-Mex Recipes To Try At Home

Phoebe Lapine | Posted 11.18.2012 | Taste
Phoebe Lapine

Tex-Mex (a cross between Southwestern and Mexican) is a super easy cuisine to play around with in your own kitchen, especially since it's fusion in nature and includes a lot of pantry ingredients.

This Is Now The World's Hottest Vodka

Foodiggity | Posted 10.16.2012 | Home
Foodiggity

Recently, we were introduced to the innards-melting 100,000 Scovilles Naga Chilli Vodka touted as the world's hottest vodka. Not content with just reaching the six-figure heat index, Master of Malt have doubled their efforts, and created the 250,000 Scovilles Naga Chilli Vodka.

Don't Be Chicken With The Spice Rack

Zester Daily | Posted 09.30.2012 | Taste
Zester Daily

The easiest way to integrating more exotic spices into your own cooking is by starting from a place of familiarity. What spices do you feel comfortable with now?

What To Drink With Tex Mex

Food & Wine | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
Food & Wine

Beer and margaritas are ideal partners, but it would be a shame to leave Lone Star (or other) wine lovers out in the cold, with nothing to drink along with their fajitas. Here's a quick guide on what to drink with Tex Mex.