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Spicy Chocolate Frappe

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One thing I love to do at the Fiery Foods Show is prowl the floor looking for new ways to combine products. This Spicy Chocolate Frappe is the best result I’ve ever had.
It’s a frozen spicy red wine concoction teaming Nectar of the Vine’s Natural Chocolate Martini Frappe mix with CaJohn’s Frostbite Hot Sauce and Sweet & Saucy’s Chipotle Chile Fudge. All three are very tasty in their own rights. When I spliced them together, though, the results were better than I expected.

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Chuppacobbler: Sweet Fire for the Super Bowl

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In the middle of all the online jokes about the two states where marijuana is legal having teams in the “Super Bowl,” you’ll need to find a dessert suitable for that big Super Bowl party you’re planning. You could be all safe and whatnot, but if you’re guests are expecting something different, this dish is hotter and edgier than a strip club on a desert cliff. I’m talking about a concoction my friends and I call, “Chuppacobbler.”

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Smoked Pumpkin-Infused Dark Rum II: Milkshake Mayhem

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Overall, I liked the way it came out but make sure you don’t overdo it on the pumpkin. Too much of it and you’ll lose most of the rum or have to squeeze it out! This time, I made milkshakes with it at a friend’s Halloween party. The hardest part? Meeting demand. I made alcoholic milkshakes for ten people before I ran out. Here are the recipes for both the smoky pumpkin-infused rum and the shakes that followed.

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Masker’s Fiery Lemon Sorbet

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One of my favorite hot sauces this year is CaJohn’s Frostbite. It’s a semi-clear concoction that’s opened up a whole new frontier of possibilities when it comes to upgunning the kick on foods I’d never add heat to with a conventional tomato or green sauce. Cocktails were an obvious choice but this weekend, I tried it with something very different: lemon/orange sorbet.