Matt Bray

625 Flips | 1 Magazine | 7 Likes | 9 Following | 2,661 Followers | @mawbray | Marketer. Tech geek. O's fan. Spicy food nut. Founder of PepperScale (PepperScale.com), SPICEography (SPICEography.com) & Fiery Flavors (FieryFlavors.com)

Spicy Avocado Sauce

Ingredients<p>3 avocados pitted, skin removed, roughly chopped<br>• 3 tomatillos peeled, roughly chopped<br>• 1 -2 jalapeño peppers seeds and stem removed, roughly …

Spicy Stew? How To Make Soup Less Spicy

It is easy to add too much spice to soup, especially if you do not cook regularly or rarely make soup. Some spices take time to infuse into all the …

Spicy Taco Soup

In a high-sided pan or pot, cook the ground beef over medium heat until brown.<p>Add the jalapeño pepper, green and red bell peppers, and yellow onion …

7 Pot Bubblegum: Lip Smacking Burn

Unique cap and stem coloration separates from the pack…<p><b>Scoville heat units (SHU):</b> 850,000 – 1,000,000 <b><br>Jalapeño reference point:</b> 106 to 400 times …

Byadgi Chili: Indian Heat

Red like Kashmiri, a world different in heat…<p><b>Scoville heat units (SHU):</b> 50,000 – 100,000 <b><br>Jalapeño reference point:</b> 6 to 40 times hotter <b><br>Origin:</b> India</b> …

Spicy Tomato Basil Soup

In a large soup pot over medium heat, heat the olive oil then add the onions and crushed red pepper. Sauté the onions until soft (3 to 4 minutes).<p>To …

7 Pot Brain Strain: Mind Eraser

Scorching hot with a visual twist…<p><b>Scoville heat units (SHU):</b> 1,000,000 – 1,350,000 <b><br>Jalapeño reference point:</b> 125 to 540 times hotter <b><br>Origin:</b> Trinidad</b> …

Sauce Too Thin? How To Thicken Hot Sauce

The question of how to thicken hot sauce can be a tricky due to the fact that many recipes contain high levels of acid. Acids can cause some …

Spicy Spinach Artichoke Dip

In a saucepan over medium heat, melt the butter then sauté the onions until translucent.<p>Add to the saucepan the cream cheese, sour cream, Colby Jack …

7 Pot Douglah: Chocolate Lightning

A 7 Pot of a different color…<p><b>Scoville heat units (SHU):</b> 923,889 – 1,853,986 <b><br>Jalapeño reference point:</b> 109 to 742 times hotter <b><br>Origin:</b> Trinidad <b><br>Products</b> …

El Yucateco Ingredients: What Makes This Hot Sauce Tick?

The El Yucateco company was founded in 1968 in Yucatan, Mexico by Priamo J. Gamboa. The term “Yucateco” refers to people from the Yucatan. Gamboa’s …

Spicy Plum Sauce

Over medium heat in a saucepan, cook the chopped plum, brown sugar, garlic, ginger, vinegar, cloves, and cayenne powder until it reaches a boil, then …

Dragon’s Breath Pepper: Earth Melting Heat

Perhaps the hottest pepper on the planet…<p><b>Scoville heat units (SHU):</b> 2,480,000 peak level <b><br>Jalapeño reference point:</b> 310 to 992 times hotter (based on …

Ghost Pepper Nutrition: How Healthy Are They?

Also known as bhut jolokia, ghost peppers rose to fame in the early 2000s and <b>still carry a significant amount of notoriety</b>. Ghost peppers are a …

Spicy Grilled Cheese

Butter one side of each piece of bread.<p>Heat a skillet or pan over low heat, then lay two of the bread slices (butter side down) into the pan. On each …

7 Pot Primo: Pure Attitude

Big heat, sinister looks, cool name – the entire package…<p><b>Scoville heat units (SHU):</b> 800,000 – 1,268,250 <b><br>Jalapeño reference point:</b> 100 to 507 times …

Can You Freeze Stuffed Peppers?

Stuffed peppers are an easy-to-make, versatile dish that you can make with a variety of ingredients. This dish is a great way to use up peppers when …

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Anaheim Pepper Nutrition: How Healthy Are They?

Anaheim chilies have <b>a mild and sweet flavor</b> that works well in many foods. Being a larger pepper, they can be used in the same dishes for which …

Green Enchilada Sauce

Pre-heat the broiler. Cover a baking sheet with aluminum foil and lightly coat it with oil.<p>Remove the husks from the tomatillos, then rinse and pat …

Spicy Sour Cream

Recipe Notes<p>Want less of a "smoky" spicy? Swap in sweet paprika. It has less smoky flavor, but also much less heat.<p>You can also opt for cayenne …

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Trinidad Scorpion “Butch T”: A World Of Fire

Super-hot scorpion roots…<p><b>Scoville heat units (SHU):</b> 800,000 – 1,463,700 <b><br>Jalapeño reference point:</b> 100 to 585 times hotter <b><br>Origin:</b> Australia <b><br>Seeds:</b> …

Pepperoncini Nutrition: How Healthy Are They?

Pepperoncini only <b>slightly tip the needle of the pepper scale</b> – only 100 to 500 Scoville heat units – making them a popular (and family-friendly) …

Jalapeño Popper Mac And Cheese

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.<p>Roughly chop 1/2 of the sliced American cheese and place to the side.<p>Heat to a boil a pot full of water …

Komodo Dragon Pepper: Fire Bringer

Slow-burn super-hot…<p><b>Scoville heat units (SHU):</b> 1,400,000 – 2,200,000 <b><br>Jalapeño reference point:</b> 175 to 880 times hotter <b><br>Origin:</b> United Kingdom <b><br>Seeds:</b> …

Mexican Corn On The Cob

Lightly coat the corn with butter, then place on a grill (indirect heat). You can also skip the butter and grill the corn "naked".<p>Grill the corn for …

Homemade Sambar Powder

In a pan over medium-low heat, toast the coriander and cumin seeds, stirring often, until the seeds brown slightly (typically 1 to 2 minutes, or …

Chili Powder Nutrition: How Healthy Is It?

Chili powder is a spice blend that consists of powdered chili peppers along with other spices. The spices commonly used are those that typically show …

Slap Ya Mama Cajun Pepper Sauce Ingredients: What Makes It Tick?

Slap Ya Mama Cajun Pepper Sauce is made in Ville Platte in Louisiana’s Evangeline Parish, which makes it about as authentic as you can get when it …

Tomato Rasam

Using a mortar and pestle, grind the cumin seeds, peppercorns, and garlic into a rough paste. Transfer the paste into a bowl and set to the …

Fiery Mexican Bean Salad

Rinse the kidney, black, and cannellini beans, then place them in a mixing bowl.<p>Add to the bowl the red bell pepper, green bell pepper, jalapeño …