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Old 04-07-2005, 09:34 AM   #11
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Originally Posted by eric
1. The thai red chili from the asian store

Love that stuff to death. For a long time I survived off nothing but ramen, rice and one of those bottles (the kind with the rooster, right?).

Btw I remembered my #1 favorite hotsauce of all times:

http://salsahuichol.com.mx/



You can find this and other great sauces at Mexgrocer.com

It's probably the cleanest, purest and most flavorful hotsauce I've had. The total list of ingredients is "cascabel peppers, salt, vinager, water and spices". Not a single artificial anything in there (although sometimes they will go bad). This clean taste goes especially well with seafood but it can be used for anything.
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Old 04-07-2005, 06:01 PM   #12
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1 Habanero pepper cut in half and all the seeds and membrane removed.

1 small scoop of vanilla ice cream or even a sorbet you like into each half of the Habanero pepper.

Eat and Enjoy
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Old 04-07-2005, 09:10 PM   #13
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i forgot my second favorite. thai green curry paste. i love the stuff, especially in carrot soup.
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Old 05-30-2005, 03:30 PM   #14
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habaneros!!! i like to let them set out till they start to go soft, it helps pull all the heat out of the peppers. we make a casey's revenge sauce with them. i start out with about 5-6 pounds of habenaros. and the rest of the ingredients i can't release. but i tell ya it will open you up in a heartbeat!!!
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Old 05-31-2005, 02:17 AM   #15
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Franks Hot Sauce. Jalapenos. Crushed Red Pepper Flakes. Horshradish.

I am addicted now to some crackers I discovered at WalMart. Chipolte and Cheddar. Oh my gosh they are addicting!

I love spicy food. Unfort., DH doesn't. Well he says he does but his stomach doesn't agree with it. I think its more his tastebuds don't because if I fix something that has some spice to it he quickly tells me, "This is Spicy". And he never does complain of a stomach ache.......so that leads me to believe its his tastebuds. But maybe its a male pride thing and doesn't want to admit he can't take the heat :)......sorry guys!
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Old 05-31-2005, 02:55 AM   #16
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i LOVE horseradish, sizz! especially on medium rare beef, ham, and mixed in large amounts into my mashed potatoes. i usually eat so much per bite of meat that i have to keep a bunch of kleenex nearby to wipe my eyes and blow my nose.
red pepper flakes are good, too, but definately not as good as horseradish. i like them on black beans.
hot stuff IS a male pride thing. (sorry, fellas, but it IS!) my brother and Dad drown things like scrambled eggs and chili in so much of the stuff it's inedible, IMO, but they insist on eating it anyway.
i was mixing up wasabi paste one day and tasted it and was like, 'whew! that's HOT!' and my Dad was like, 'oh, how hot can it be?' and kinda rolled his eyes. so i gave him a big spoonful, and he gulped it down. i laughed out loud at him when tears started rolling down his face and his voice went weak. his face turned beet-red, but yet he INSISTED it wasn't hot. kinda like the time i fed him a huge spoonful of vegemite.
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Old 05-31-2005, 04:57 AM   #17
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I'm not a big eater of hot peppers or things that are hot because of capsicum, but I do really like wasabi, garlic, horseradish & hot mustard (like you'd have on your egg rolls). Horseradish + mustard = Mmmmm!

I do like a bit of zip in my chili, but nothing too outrageous. As for wings, I sauce my wings with a mixture of 2 parts white wine, 3 parts Franks Red Hot and a TBSP of butter. I also add a touch of Cajun BBQ Magic if I have it around and a smidge of mustard for body.
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Old 05-31-2005, 08:31 AM   #18
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I use a number of hot peppers, depending on the needed form. I always keep a bag of dried whole chile pequins in my spice cabinet that I can either toss in whole to remove later after they have given up their heat, or I can crush them up in my mortar if I want to leave them in the mix. I use a lot of cayenne in rubs, and occasionally some of the crushed chiles too. I also like fresh jalapenos, serranos, and habaneros for various uses. I like spicy foods and so I always have peppers on hand in one form or another.
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Old 05-31-2005, 10:41 AM   #19
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i'm with you mac-jr. i drank a bottle of tobasco on a bet once. it really isn't all that hot.

along with all of the stuff everyone has mentioned, i like the thai hot sauce sriracha, aka rooster sauce that erik and lugaru were talking about. here'a a link: http://www.huyfong.com/no_frames/sriracha.htm

also, stuffed italian cherry peppers (stuffed with anchovy and semolina paste, or with prosciutto and provolone), pepperoncini, thai bird chillis, macedonian hot peppers, and red savina habaneros.
oh, i can't forget coleman's hot mustard.
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Old 05-31-2005, 12:26 PM   #20
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I almost forgotÖ I still have most of a bottle of a Nepalese green hot chili sauce called ďDrukĒ that I have had 2 bottles of during the last 10 years or so. As far as Iíve been able to determine, it canít be obtained anyplace but Nepal and Bhutan (where itís made). My brother and sister were over there about 10 years ago on a rafting, trekking adventure and she brought me back a bottle of it. Then a friend went over there on a trek about 4 years ago and I asked him to pick me up another bottle. It cost about 80 cents U.S. I have never found any reference to it online or in any market. If it was more available, it would be pretty high on my list.
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