What are Capsaicinoids

What are Capsaicinoids and Capsaicin?

Produced by peppers as a deterrent against certain mammals and fungi, capsaicinoids are the name given to the class of compounds found in members of the capsicum family (also known as peppers).
12 Hottest Peppers

Top 12 Hottest Peppers in the World 2016

Top 12 hottest peppers in the world, complete with photo, Scoville scale, and detailed description.

About Pepper Species

Red Pepper Flakes

How to Dry Peppers


Spicy Vinegar Coleslaw

Spicy Vinegar Coleslaw Recipe

I'll take a vinegar slaw over that mayo mess any day! This is a delicious, super easy coleslaw recipe sure to please! 

The Best Grilled Hot Wings Ever

These are the best Buffalo-style hot wings ever. They are grilled, not fried. Steaming the wings ahead of time makes them so juicy!

Spicy Vegetable Soup


Lucky Dog Hot Sauce

Review of 3 sauces from award-winning Lucky Dog Hot Sauce. It’s easy to see why they have racked up so many wins. These are all hearty sauces with bold, honest flavors.

Stonewall Kitchen Bloody Mary Mixer

Zesty and ready to mix it up! Now I’m typically skeptical (and very picky) when it comes to bottled Bloody Mary Mixes. Most are...

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