The scorching came on quickly, burning holes through our tongues, causing the eyes to water, the scalp to sweat, and the nose to run.
Adults who consumed hot red chili peppers had a 13% lower hazard of death, compared to those who did not…
Most of these cost between $3.31 per ounce to more than $20 an ounce. Why waste your money when you can make it at home?
Capsaicin causes breast cancer to commit “cell suicide”….
Apparently, the reason superhots make so much more fire than jalapenos or habaneros is because they’re OCD. According to research at the Chile Pepper Institute at New Mexico State University, the main difference between the two groups of chiles is that superhots maximize their interior space. Much like how my roommate in college Tetris’ed everything in the apartment neatly into its own little storage compartment.
Researchers have discovered that the gene responsible for producing capsaicin, the chemical that makes chile peppers hot, appears in tomatoes…
Culinary peacocking makes up at least half of any chile pepper event. Not just in the traditional clothing sense, though. We men love to show our food machismo by eating food hot enough to melt your ex’s heart. Now, a study from the University of Grenoble may have confirmed what most of us already knew: the guys who eat the hottest peppers have the highest testosterone levels.
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