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Hell Flakes - A Pepper Blend for Every Chilehead’s Spice Rack

Posted in Reviews and Finds on October 1st, 2013

Hell Flakes Pepper Blend Hell Flakes by Todd Wilbur’s Top Secret Recipes, is a blend of five types of dried chile peppers, for use as a condiment to spice up your bland food, or in your cooking. The peppers in the blend vary in heat from bell pepper, to habanero. Yes, there's definitely habanero; This is some pretty hot stuff, and I’m impressed with this product.

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Review of Tabanero Hot Sauce Picante: A Solid Sauce, Subtle Agave Flavor

Posted in Reviews and Finds on September 14th, 2013

Tabanero Review This Tabanero brand of hot sauce really has its act together. When I first received the bottles to review, I had the mistaken impression that this was some offshoot of the Tabasco brand. Their labeling, packaging, and website are realy professional. Rather, they are a company based out of Boca Raton, Florida. The name is a catchy combination of Tabasco, and habanero. This sauce uses all natural ingredients, and habaneros from Tabasco, Mexico.

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Review of Lucky Dog Hot Sauces: Green, Red, and Orange

Posted in Reviews and Finds on August 19th, 2012

Review of Lucky Dog Hot Sauces I am a real lucky human to have received Lucky Dog’s new line of hot sauces to review. They sounded appetizing based purely on the description alone, and did not disappoint once I gave them a try. This is a real solid lineup of sauces that has a unique “fire-roasted” flavor.

The Lucky Dog brand was founded by California-based Scott Zalkind, who turned his hobby of 6+ years into widespread production this summer...

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Chile, Chili, or Chilli? What's the Correct Spelling?

Posted in Articles on July 19th, 2012

The Word Chilli - From the 1600s When talking about the hot pepper of the Capsicum family or the spicy meat stew, you may find that everyone seems to be using a different spelling for the word. That's because there is no right answer to this question, though I would say that one is more wrong than the others. The dictionary is of very little help, giving several alternate spellings of the word.

So which version should you use in your writing? In the process of researching and writing this article, I'm trying to set my own standard, rather than having to choose a spelling at random.

There are preferred spellings in certain geographic areas, for different reasons...

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