At one point or another, you've likely tried a jalapeno pepper. Maybe you've added some to your nachos, tacos, or salsa. However, do you know anything about the history of the jalapeno pepper?
At first glance, the Ghost Pepper may seem like just another fiery chili. But it's much more than that. Known by the scientific name Capsicum chinense, this pepper has a rich history that dates back centuries.
There are currently a lot of different types of vinegar on the market but where did vinegar originate from?
As the most widely available and easily manufactured mild acid, Vinegar has historically had a wide variety of industrial, domestic, and culinary uses.
Similar to our other blog posts covering the main peppers in our sauces (Poblano, etc.) this blog post covers the short history of the habanero, some basic uses of the pepper, and some fun facts.
As a right of passage to all chili-heads and hot sauce lovers alike there are times where the spice gets the best of you. From the sweating to the gut bombs it's all worth the feeling you get post eating a super hot.

So you forgot to wear gloves. Been there; done that. 

There is more than one way to treat a pepper burn. This blog post will cover some of the other ways you can treat the burn.

As one of the main ingredients of our new sauce Big Red One it seemed fitting to provide some backstory on the ever popular dark green chili. The reasonings behind why we choose it, some basic uses, and a fun fact or two. 

I am sure a majority of you are generally familiar with the basics of the scoville scale. The higher on the scale the hotter the chili. It's as simple as that right?

Well yes….and no.

What the hell is capsaicin? What the heck are scoville units? These are the questions that keep us up at night.