In the world of chili peppers and high-spicy eating, ghost peppers are legendary. They are among the hottest of all peppers. However, if you’ve conquered all other peppers and want a true challenge, try the ghost pepper. Make sure to take these safety precautions.
Classically trained chefs may not consider them mother sauces but we’re sure that many, everyday Americans do. We’re talking about finishing barbecue sauces and once people have had them, it’s hard to go without. Why? It’s what finishing sauces bring to a picnic or dining room table that count. “What’s their main contribution” barbecue novices may ask?
Summer time is upon us and that means it is time to break out the grill. It is the time of year when grilling and cookouts are a weekly occasion. That means it is time to invest in a killer barbecue sauce to impress all of your guests. If you love a great barbecue sauce with a little kick to … Read More
It doesn’t really matter with a cheap bottle of Tabasco or Frank’s Hot Sauce, but when you go the extra mile and splurge for a quality bottle of craft hot sauce, you don’t want to ruin it. After spending the extra money, you start to ask the important questions like do you need to refrigerate hot sauce? Then you find … Read More
At the core of your favorite hot sauce you’ll often find a pepper seed that serves as an essential component to both heat and taste. From habaneros to jalapeños, they become vehicles for delicious sauces. But there are only so many to choose from! With the desire for new tastes comes scientific advancements and the creation of hybrid pepper seeds.
When it comes to smoking meat, a good dry rub is key to imbuing serious flavor to the meat. However, while many pit masters just massage that rub into the meat by itself, some use something a little extra – mustard. Before adding the dry rub, the meat – typically pork shoulder or ribs – is slathered in a thick … Read More
Many people, especially Americans, love to put hot sauce on their food, and it’s become quite a craze over the years. Whether you’re spicing up your homemade chili with spoonfuls of hot sauce, or are pouring it on your mashed potatoes, there’s no shortage of food items to add hot sauce to. However, everyone has different tastes, and a brand that … Read More
Its Scoville heat units vary but rest assured. If you pick a peck of habanero peppers for a special meal, you’ll likely experience an SHU of 1,042,000 or less. And that may be a little too intense for timid pepper eaters. But if you’re one of the hearty types that love the burn, it may remind you of Shangri-La on … Read More
Whether it’s early in the summer or the middle of July, barbecuing is a tradition that many people enjoy. Not only is it a great opportunity for friends and family to get together, but even more so, it’s also a chance to spice up some of your favorite meats. Between pork ribs, mesquite flavored hamburgers, and delectable hot dogs, there’s … Read More
What makes American barbecue so great is that there is no right style that is more delicious than the rest, no matter what the fierce debaters say. Each region of the United States has their own distinct barbecue style, and like the mother sauces of French cuisine in which serve as the base for all other sauces, there are a … Read More