hot peppers

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18 Super-Spicy Recipes to Clear Your Sinuses and Melt Your Face

CAN. YOU. HANDLE. IT?
Munchies Staff
9.20.18
Eat This

This Is What Eating the Hottest Pepper on Earth Will Do to Your Body

It's eight times hotter than a habañero.
Dana Smith
4.16.18
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.
Kate Lunau
4.9.18
Recipe

Jamaican Jerk Ribs

Tender St. Louis-style ribs with a kick of Jamaican jerk sauce.
Billy Durney
8.17.17
It's Science

Weed and Hot Peppers Show Potential for Soothing Your Gut

Mice were also effectively “cured” of type-1 diabetes.
Jesse Hicks
4.26.17
hot sauce

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."
Charley Lanyon
2.22.17
WTF

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.
Nick Rose
1.24.17
Food

Hot Red Chili Peppers Are Associated With Living Longer, Study Suggests

The biggest effect was seen in heart disease and stroke.
Meredith Rutland Bauer
1.16.17
WTF

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.
Nick Rose
10.18.16
chili pepper

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.
Nick Rose
8.20.16
Fast 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...
Richard Parks
6.11.16
BBQ

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.
Munchies Staff
6.29.15
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