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.

What is the Difference Between Genetically Modified, Heirloom, and Hybrid Pepper Seeds?

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Entering into the world of creating your own unique hot pepper can be as exciting as it is intricate. However, before even worrying about the genetics of it all, potential seed breeders need to understand the different types of pepper seeds. When engineering pepper seeds, growers will be working with primarily three types of seeds – hybrids, heirlooms, and genetically … Read More

Mild to Wild Hot Sauce: 5 Heat History Facts!

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To some people, hot sauce is that preferred enigmatic flavor of people who muster the courage to spice up their taste buds. Where exactly did this need come from? Who was the first human to ask for more heat in food? Check out these 5 interesting bits on the hot history of heat!

Unlocked Pepper Genome Paves the Way for Even Hotter Peppers

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While less newsworthy than say, cracking the human genome, the genome of the pepper plant has been cracked and scientists have been able to sort out what specific genes are responsible for a pepper plant’s spiciness. By discovering it, this paves the way for pepper growers everywhere to engineer even hotter hot peppers.