No chili fan in their right mind is going to think of what I served up at the 2019 Bartels H-D Chili Cook-Off as a legit chili. That’s fine. I make variants like this for the folks in their wrong mind, like myself.
Spicy pomegranate chicken has been done in more ways than a bad sitcom or a Hallmark movie. It’s just a great basis for experimentation.
Since poblanos make some of the tastiest chiles rellenos, it makes sense that they fry up deliciously. Why not dip these rings in guacamole?
Spicy mustard gravy works well with any food you’d bring into the mix with normal gravy, only better.
Wacky Wok, my favorite Chinese place in West LA, makes a great spicy orange chicken. This homemade version from Fiery Foods and Barbecue Central, though, is far better.
To celebrate the tasty wonderfulness that is chicken, I asked Dave DeWitt’s wife Mary Jane Wilan to share her all-time favorite chicken recipe. Dave may be the Pope of Peppers, but where cooking is concerned, Mary Jane rules the roost. Here’s her take on a classic recipe that features paprika, another much-loved kitchen staple in the U. S.