Peppers

spicy food

Can Too Much Spicy Food Ruin Your Taste Buds? I Asked a Chile Expert

As a hot sauce obsessive, I had to know.
Adam Rothbarth
8.6.18
Recipe

Pickled Peppers and Tomatoes

The perfect way to preserve summer.
Spike Gjerde
Lauren Sandler
4.20.18
Recipe

Kale Pesto and Sausage Orecchiette

Kale: It's not just for salad anymore.
Farideh Sadeghin
3.22.18
hot sauce

In War-Torn Gaza, Hot Sauce Remains a Comforting Staple

Even amid daily instability, the demand for chile peppers is consistently strong.
Miriam Berger
3.16.18
Science

Why You Get Off on Torturing Yourself With Chilis

It turns out that we are physiologically and psychologically predisposed to sadomasochistic dining tendencies.
Jessica Thompson
1.6.18
Recipe

Steak Fajitas

The greatest steak fajitas are the kind you can hear sizzling.
Matty Matheson
1.4.18
Recipe

Moroccan Scramble

Packed with spicy peppers, savory merguez sausage, and a rich avocado mash, this breakfast dish is guaranteed to end your hangover.
Ken Addington
9.2.17
hot sauce

How-To: Make Your Own Sriracha

Lisa Murphy of Sosu Sauces shows us her remarkably easy recipe for a spicy fermented sriracha sauce that packs way more of a punch than your typical rooster bottle.
Lisa Murphy
8.26.17
competitive eating

China's 'Spicy King' Contest Submerges Competitors in Vats of Chiles

Who doesn’t want to take a pleasant dip in a searing vat of chiles?
Alex Swerdloff
8.14.17
appetizer

Red Pepper Pintxo

This is not a very difficult recipe, but it depends on having excellent preserved ingredients from Spain.
L’Union Artesana
5.8.17
pasta salad

Italian Pasta Salad

This "salad" is basically a pizza dressed up as a pasta. What's not to love?
Farideh Sadeghin
5.6.17
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Garlic Shrimp Are Extra-Amazing When Wrapped in Banana Leaves

All garlic shrimp everything.
Munchies Staff
4.4.17