Some like it hot. And some like it really hot. Superhot varieties of peppers are gaining in popularity and making a space for themselves in the hot pepper market along with their popular pepper cousins, the jalapeño, serrano and habañero.
The hottest chile tested in 2011 was the ‘Trinidad Scorpion Red Butch-T’ at 1,107,000 Scoville Heat Units.
The world’s spiciest beer, Ghost Face Killah by Twisted Pine Brewing Company in Boulder, CO features the ‘Bhut Jolokia’ pepper. It’s blended with five other chiles and is guaranteed to rock your beer-drinking world.
A few more last minute items to round out your holiday shopping.
Ghost Pepper Salsa…those three words strung together should strike fear into the heart of any chip-dipper contemplating Mrs. Renfro’s super hot salsa. Help support the Chile Pepper Institute by giving some to your favorite chilehead.
Once upon a time, an innocent blog editor was walking through the dark forest (okay, it wasn’t a forest, it was Twitter), when she was offered a pretty jar of jelly by an evil witch, who told her it was made from ghost peppers (well, it wasn’t actually a witch, it was Suzanne from Suzanne’s Kitchen.
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