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This Is What Eating the Hottest Pepper on Earth Will Do to Your Body
It's eight times hotter than a habañero.
Don't Fear The Reaper
A Carolina Reaper Pepper Sent a Man to the Hospital With ‘Thunderclap’ Headaches
It’s the first report of this kind of thing happening.
Jamaican Jerk Ribs
Tender St. Louis-style ribs with a kick of Jamaican jerk sauce.
Weed and Hot Peppers Show Potential for Soothing Your Gut
Mice were also effectively “cured” of type-1 diabetes.
The Hottest New Variety of Pepper Is Not Hot at All
Pepper grower Noah Robbins says the "heatless habanero" is a "real mindfuck": "Your taste buds brace for the heat, but it never comes."
Chef Attacks Diner with Chili Powder During Fight Over Tough Meat
A Welsh man ended up being hospitalized with very swollen eyes and burns on his chest.
Hot Red Chili Peppers Are Associated With Living Longer, Study Suggests
The biggest effect was seen in heart disease and stroke.
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A Guy Burned a Huge Hole in His Esophagus by Eating Ghost Peppers
Sometimes hot peppers can straight-up burn a hole through the human body.
How Understanding the Genetic Past of Peppers Can Make the Future Better
New genetic studies are shedding more light on the fiery fruit that has been the source of our species’ ambivalent relationship with heat and food.
Why In-N-Out Is Running Out of Those Little Yellow Peppers You Love
This month, many of California’s most popular chain restaurants are facing an unprecedented shortage of a beloved tiny, bright yellow pickled pepper. The sudden scarcity of cascabella peppers has customers complaining, restaurants scrambling for...
The MUNCHIES Guide to Summer: How to Make the Perfect Ribs
Billy Durney of Hometown Bar-B-Que in Red Hook, Brooklyn, for his take on how to make the juiciest, most flavorful ribs around. And he delivered.