Monday, September 26, 2011
Spicy food is loved by some and avoided by others. Personally, we love spicy food. We can't get enough and are constantly on the lookout for hotter and hotter foods. We haven't eaten any of those atomic wings that require signing a waiver, but it's only a matter of time before we do.
How did we get to this point? We started eating spicy foods in Middle School and kept upping the ante every couple weeks. And that's how it's done because you build a tolerance to spicy foods over time. Start out with a drop of Tabasco and go from there!
Since we love spicy foods, we built a menu that begins with a kick of jalapeno and continues through to dessert truffles enhanced by red chili powder.
With spice on the brain and spicy food on the tongue, we fired up the FoodPair Recipe Search Engine and found a handful of great recipes from across the Web.
Spicy Southwestern Deviled Eggs
This popular appetizer is hot, jalapenos make it even hotter!
Ingredients: cilantro, jalapeno pepper, cumin, egg, mustard, salt, mayonnaise
Carolina Barbequed Pulled Pork Sandwiches with Spicy-Tangy Slaw
This dish features a spicy slaw that's great with all BBQ dishes.
Ingredients: pork butt, spice rub, bell pepper, red pepper flakes, jalapenos
Spicy Corn and Chicken Chili
This chili is easy to prep and packs a great punch!
Ingredients: onion, garlic, chili powder, oregano, cumin, coriander, cayenne powder, ground chicken breast, tomato sauce, salsa, corn, salt, cilantro
Mexican Hot Chocolate
This Hot Cocoa is delicious because it's hot and it's spicy.
Ingredients: evaporated milk, cinnamon, vanilla, nutmet, cayenne powder, semisweet chocolate, cocoa powder
Spicy Chocolate Truffles
If you like spicy food, you'll love spicy-chocolate dessert.
Ingredients: heavy cream, unsalted butter, semisweet chocolate, unsweetened chocolate, vanilla, cocoa powder, sugar, chili powder, cinnamon
Now let's get cooking!
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Posted by FoodPair at 2:51 PM