From the dirt pile comes the HEAT!
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.
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.
What to do if you catch a blast of pepper spray in the face…other than screaming and rolling around on the ground.
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.
There’s some hot stuff going on in southern New Mexico. This year, an acre of land near Las Cruces was planted with several varieties of super hot chiles. Could this spell hope for a struggling New Mexico chile industry? Marlin Bensinger and Dave DeWitt think so. There are even some fresh super hot chiles available for sale!