Mild to Wild: Indian-Style Tandoori Barbecue

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Anyone who has been to an Indian restaurant has experienced the joys of tandoori barbecue cooking. The way it works is that a bell-shaped clay oven has hot coals or wood at the bottom that stokes up the heat to 900 degrees. Then chunks of meat, lamb or chicken by choice, are marinated in spices and put into these ovens … Read More

Kicking up Fried Chicken with Hot Sauce

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Very few foods cannot be improved with a little addition of hot sauce. (Well, maybe ice cream, but even there some imaginative cook might concoct something tasty, say jalapeno and chocolate.) Fried chicken, though, can certainly be kicked up a bit with a little heat.

Mild to Wild: High-Fructose Free Barbecue Sauces

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The words “high fructose” and “corn syrup” are quite controversial to health conscious consumers, especially when they combine as one ingredient. The bad rap of this “syrup” makes it one of the most avoidable preservatives to look out for. We are not the exception. Our delicious products are all high-fructose free barbecue sauces. Now, before we tell you more about them, let us give … Read More

Hot Sauce: Not Just Good, but Good for You

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You may think of hot sauce as something that’s used to add “kick” to your food. The truth is that hot sauce does more than just make your food taste great, as it can also provide you with some amazing health benefits. If you want to fight illness and prevent chronic disease, the answer could be to eat more hot sauce.

Pepper Growing: A Guide to the Different Varieties

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Pepper Growing: A Guide to the Different Varieties. There’s nothing quite like picking your own peppers fresh from the garden. When growing peppers, it’s a good idea to plant several varieties to ensure you have lots of options for cooking with. Here are a few choices to consider for your own home garden.

The Science Behind the Scoville Chart

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To chiliheads, the Scoville heat units (SHUs) that measure the heat intensity of peppers are considered badges of honor. Pepper growers are constantly developing new varieties of peppers that ratchet up the heat to a level where they could almost be considered deadly weapons. There are also the heat seekers who are willing to push the boundaries of human endurance by … Read More

Odd food items to add hot sauce to…and love it

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These days, the hot topics of foodies are either odd food pairings or really hot types of sauces. Let’s talk about both! What happens when the odd pairing comes from adding hot sauces to typically bland foods? You would be surprised at the results. The new flavors you can make with odd food items to add hot sauces to could make you the next big … Read More