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Breakfast Hot Sauce Recipe


  • 12 fresh jalapeno peppers
  • 8 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 2 tablespoons minced onion
  • 2 cloves garlic

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4 Tips for Removing Pepper Odors from Hands and Surfaces

The hardest thing about working with peppers is dealing with the spicy oils and the odors.  They get on your hands and your cutting boards and other surfaces and they can be difficult to get rid of sometimes depending on how strong the pepper is you are working with.  Here are 4 tips on methods you can use to clean up and remove those odors after preparing your peppers.

Tip #1: To remove pepper odors and oils from your cutting boards you can try using a solution of 3 tablespoons of lemon juice mixed with 1/2 cup of water. Place solution … Continue Reading

Honey Habanero Hot Sauce Recipe


  • 24 habanero peppers (roasted)
  • 8 cloves garlic (roasted)
  • 1 medium sized sweet onion (roasted)
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup molasses
  • Worcestershire sauce
  • Honey
  • Salt and pepper to taste

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How to Make Hot Pepper Sauce


  • 1 lb scotch bonnet peppers, cayenne, jalepeno or habanero peppers (washed and stems removed)
  • 1 Tbsp salt
  • White distilled vinegar or vegetable oil

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Garlic BBQ Sauce


  • 1 cube vegetable bouillon
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 2 tablespoons vegetarian Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 1 teaspoon dried minced onion flakes
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 tablespoon white sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper, or to taste
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 slice lemon
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced

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Buffalo Chicken Dip with Frank’s Hot Sauce


  • 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup blue cheese salad dressing
  • 1/2 cup Frank’s RedHot Original Cayenne Pepper Sauce or Frank’s RedHot Buffalo Wing Sauce
  • 1/2 cup crumbled blue cheese or shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 2 (9.75 ounce) cans Swanson Premium Chunk Chicken Breast in Water, drained
  • Assorted fresh vegetables or crackers

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Chocolate Habanero Torte Recipe


  • 2 cups chopped semi-sweet chocolate
  • 3/4 cup butter
  • 1/3 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon instant espresso powder
  • 5 eggs
  • 1 cup minus 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 1 habanero chili, seeded and finely chopped

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How to Roast Your Own Homegrown Peppers

So many people are turning to growing their own healthy, organic foods as much as possible these days.  Peppers are a great item to grow, but after the harvest, preparing and preserving those peppers can be a challenge for some.  Here is a great way to roast your own homegrown peppers.

For any of the available peppers that you have chosen to grow be it bells, red chilis, jalenenos, there is a simple way to roast your peppers without the mess and cleanup.  First make sure you pick your veggies when they are firm and not soft.  Overly ripe will make … Continue Reading

Pineapple Hot Sauce Recipe


  • 1 can (12oz) Pineapple Juice
  • 4 Red Chili Peppers
  • 4 Green Chili Peppers
  • 1 Jalapeno Pepper or Habanero Pepper

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Getting the Flavor Just Right When Using Peppers in Asian BBQ

You know how it is when you go to your favorite restaurant and have a wonderful meal and then you go home and try to recreate it.  But the flavor is just not right.  Something is missing.  That something can be as subtle as not using the right pepper, especially if we are talking about Asian, Mongolian, Chinese or Korean BBQ.

There is a difference in the peppers that are used in the Asian, Thai, Korean and Vietnamese foods.  Different areas of the world grow different types of peppers and they of course have distinct flavors.  If you are trying to … Continue Reading

Southern Hot Pepper Sauce Recipe


  • 12 medium long or conical chili peppers such as cayenne, de arbol, habanero or jalapeno
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 12 black peppercorns
  • 1/2 tsp pickling salt
  • 1 cup cider vinegar

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Selecting the Right Hot Pepper for Your Dish

With so many different types of hot peppers available, it is easy to become overwhelmed when selecting the right pepper for your dish.  Here is a brief summary of a few of the different types of peppers you will see in the stores and what peppers have traditionally worked well in dishes.

Anaheim Chilis are a long green pepper when they are growing, but when mature they turn red.  Often these peppers are used in a Mexican chili verde sauce when green and a chili colorado sauce when red.  These peppers are mild and work well in dishes like stuffed peppers, … Continue Reading

Indian Chicken Curry Recipe


  • 8 bone-in chicken breast halves, skinless
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 onions, peeled and quartered
  • 1 teaspoon finely chopped fresh ginger root
  • 1 teaspoon crushed garlic
  • 1 tablespoon hot (Madras) curry powder
  • 1 (15 ounce) can tomato sauce
  • 1 (10 ounce) can coconut milk
  • 4 whole cloves
  • 4 pods cardamom
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • salt to taste

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DragonFire Hot Sauces Now Available

InsaneChicken.com just added 4 new sauces for our friends at DragonFire Hot Sauces.  This small hot sauce manufacturer from Easton, Pennsylvania make some great tasting hot sauces.

The sauces range from mild to wild on the heat scale but no pepper extracts in these gourmet sauces. Try each one of the sauces and give us your feedback.

DragonFire Mild Hot Sauce, DragonFire Medium Hot Sauce
DragonFire Hot Sauce – Hot, DragonFire Naga’s Revenge Hot Sauce

Once you try them you will definitely be a fan.

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Adding Peppers into Your Diet for Increased Health Benefits

Increase Your Health by Eating Peppers
Researchers have found that adding peppers into your diet can bring you many added health benefits.  Peppers come in sweet or spicy and either type you like, there are great health benefits to them all.  First and foremost are the antioxidants that peppers are known for.  Antioxidants help neutralize free radicals which can harm our cells.  Reduction of these pesky free radicals means that you can reduce or prevent certain diseases.  The more colorful foods, including peppers, you have in your diet, the better your body can prevent illness from occurring.

Using peppers in your diet … Continue Reading

Welcome Lethal Injection and Mongoose Hot Sauces

Here at InsaneChicken.com we are thrilled to add two more of Cajohns Hot Sauces to our line up of great hot sauces. We have just added Lethal Injection Hot Sauce and Mongoose Hot Sauce. Both of these killer sauces are on our list of Hottest Hot Sauces ever created and Mongoose made it to the top 25 of the hottest hot sauces.

Try either one or both of these sauces. Cajohns Fiery Food Company always quality sauces. Continue Reading

Bacon Cheddar Deviled Eggs Recipe


  • 12 eggs
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 4 slices bacon
  • 2 tablespoons finely shredded Cheddar cheese
  • 1 tablespoon mustard

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Welcome Wicked Cactus Sauces

Wicked Cactus Hot Sauces
InsaneChicken Welcomes Wicked Cactus Sauces to Our Lineup
InsaneChicken.com is now carrying 2 of Wicked Cactus Sauce, LLC most popular sauces. We are now proud to be selling Wicked Cactus Head Hunter’s Paradise made wtih smoked Habanero and Pineapple and Wicked Cactus Aliento del Diablo the ghost pepper makes this one truly stand out from the crowd.

Wicked Cactus makes deliciously hand crafted gourmet sauces that you just have … Continue Reading

Drying Your Chili Peppers for Future Use

If you have ever traveled to New Mexico or Arizona I am sure that you have seen the big strings of Chili Peppers hanging in restaurant or in kitchens around the area.  This is not only for decorative use, but it is also a method of preserving your chili peppers for future use by drying them.  It is something that you can do as well should you have a bountiful harvest and want to save some for another time.

The first thing to do to start drying them is to clean them thoroughly. Use thick string to hang the peppers from … Continue Reading

Top 25 World’s Hottest Hot Sauces

Top 25 List of Hottest Hot Sauces
InsaneChicken.com is proud to present to you a list of the top 25 worlds hottest hot sauces for 2012 still in production. There have been other that have come and gone that have been hotter as you can see in the list of hottest hot sauces ever created.

We have all of the sauces in RED in stock but beware these are brutally hot.


Hot Sauce … Continue Reading

Chipotle BBQ Sauce Recipe


  • 1 cup rice vinegar
  • 1 cup cider vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons ground cloves
  • 1 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 2 tablespoons ground coriander
  • 1 medium diced onion
  • 1 head or roated and chopped garlic
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup molasses
  • 1 cup chipotle pureed peppers in adobo
  • 1 1/2  botles ketchup
  • 1 tablespoon worcestershire sauce
  • salt to taste

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Jalapeno Pineapple BBQ Sauce Recipe


  • 1 small onion, julienned
  • 1 whole jalapeno, chopped finely
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 3/4 cup ketchup
  • 1/4 cup pineapple, thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 teaspoon salt

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Ghost Train Ghost Pepper Sauce Review

Hello Chili Heads!

Today is a great day for some heat. Springtime is here in California and were all talking about what were going to plant for this year’s harvest.  Fortunately, there are many things for the family chili head to obsess on. Not only are vendors constantly creating new sauces to tantalize our taste buds but, there are many people out there trying to break the world record for the hottest chili. Currently the Bhut Jolokia holds the record, but when I spoke to Sue Hard, who is the co owner of Cajohn’s Fiery Foods, she said that … Continue Reading

Health Benefits of Peppers

We have been told since we were in school, and definitely from our moms, to eat our veggies and the more colorful the veggie, the better it is for us.  Well, I guess mom was right.  Peppers come in a huge variety of colors and you can get them from mild to fiery, smoking hot.  The health benefit of the pepper is huge.  Here is a bit of information on just how healthy they can be for you.

I bet you didn’t know that peppers are packed with nutrients.  They’re one of the richest sources of vitamins A and C, the … Continue Reading

Caribbean Chicken Wing Recipe


  • 7 pounds chicken wings
  • 1 habanero, seeded and chopped
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 teaspoons fennel seed
  • 2 teaspoons cayenne pepper
  • 2 teaspoons allspice
  • 2 teaspoons dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 4 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 4 green onions, chopped
  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 1/4 cup orange juice

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