The Hottest Peppers Known to Man

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Spicy food isn’t for everyone. What makes food spicy is either the spices used or the peppers that are used. There are mild peppers such as green peppers and red peppers. There are also hotter peppers such as jalapeno peppers. But, what are the hottest peppers that few people can withstand?

To enjoy your hot sauce you must beat the heat!

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How enjoyable and addicting it is to indulge our cravings for spicy dishes. Whether it’s fresh chilies, our favorite hot sauce, or smoky and mouth-watering barbecue sauces, we can’t seem to get enough.  But do you find yourself reaching for that glass of water for relief at times and not finding it?  Let’s see if we can find a few ways to … Read More

Best Types of Barbecue Wood for Smoking Meat

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When it comes to imbuing meat with that rich smoky flavor, it is not all about technique – it is all about the wood. No matter whether you are using your backyard charcoal grill, pit smoker, or a Japanese-style Kamado, smokers can’t use just any old wood. Different types of wood provide different flavors to smoked meat. With no set … Read More

When to Apply Barbecue Sauce When Grilling

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For the serious pit master, there is nothing more cringe-worthy than watching someone incorrectly applying barbecue sauce when grilling. Whether it is applying the sauce before be the meat is cooked or taking the meat off the grill and slathering it in sauce without giving it a chance to caramelize, those who haven’t learned the finer points of grilling with … Read More

High-Fructose Corn Syrup-Free Barbecue Sauces

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So, you’re trying to be healthier. You want to avoid high-fructose corn syrup in any way you can, or even eliminate it completely from your diet. To be frank, that’s a great idea; the concentrated, modified sugars can put you at risk for weight gain, type 2 diabetes, even liver damage. Most nutritional experts will tell you to avoid it … Read More

Odd Breakfast Food Items to Add Hot Sauce to

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For those of us hot sauce lovers, there is always a time and place to add some heat to a dish. Even the mornings are not exempt. For your next lazy Sunday brunch, try out the following dishes to spice things up. Here are some odd breakfast food items to add hot sauce to. Savory Backdraft French Toast. Amp up your … Read More