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Spicy Peppers & Broccoli Side Dish Recipe

Some folk love the taste of spicy pepper in their foods so much they are now adding spice to their side dishes.  Perking up a boring old head of broccoli or spinach is pretty simple to do and it really adds a spark to your meal. Why eat boring foods if you don’t have to? It just takes a minute to create a recipe with some punch to it!

This is a beautiful side dish or even a main meal packed full of flavor and color!  By adding a few shots of your favorite hot sauce, you have brought it from … Continue Reading

Baked Baby Back Beef Barbecue Ribs Recipe

When we think of beef ribs we often think of cooking them on the grill or in a slower cooker but this particular recipe is a delicious way to enjoy them too! With this recipe, the ribs are slow cooked in your conventional oven. They come out so good with a nice kick from the chili sauce!

If you like mild barbecued ribs, use only 3 tablespoons of chili sauce and if you like them with more of a spicy flavor, use 5 tablespoons of hot sauce.

Baked Baby Back Beef Barbecue Ribs Recipe

2 lbs. baby back beef … Continue Reading

Cabbage Soup with Hot Sauce Recipe

Garden fresh veggies taste so wonderful and with the gardens starting to produce their delicious goods, there is always a need for fabulous recipes.  Here is a delicious soup recipe that uses cabbage with hot sauce that our pepper and heat lovers are going to enjoy.

This easy recipe combines the healthy cabbages with spinach and ground beef along with some delightful hot sauce for a great tasting filling soup that will satisfy your spice cravings and fill you up.  Enjoy!

Cabbage Soup with Hot Sauce Recipe

3 1/2 lbs. green cabbage, shredded
2 1/2 cups red cabbage, shredded
1 1/2 cups spinach, chopped
1 cup … Continue Reading

Curry Cabbage Side Dish Recipe

Having your grilled and BBQ’d meats spicy  is one way we love to enjoy our hot peppers, but adding some spice to our side dishes adds another taste to our meals.  Check out this great spicy Curry Cabbage side dish that will be delicious with your favorite meats or fish. It would also be delicious as a side dish if you want to enjoy a nice meatless meal once in a while.

Simple to prepare, this spicy curry dish is one you will come back to time and again. If you love raw foods, try it uncooked for a delicious salad!

Curry … Continue Reading

Spicy BBQ Pork Ribs Recipe

There is nothing quite like the smell of a smoking rack of pork ribs on the grill.  All of the amazing scent wafting through the air makes your stomach growl and you know it’s time for some awesome BBQ ribs very soon.  For our pepper loving friends, you are going to enjoy this recipe we hve for your today.  It is so right up your alley.

The Spicy BBQ Pork Ribs recipe combines the great flavor of barbeque sauce with the spicy kick of your favorite hot sauce and then takes it to a new level with a nice heat from … Continue Reading

Baked Chipotle Pork Chops Recipe

Anything that can make my cooking methods easier is what I am looking for and I am sure that means the same for you too.  We love pork chops but frying the heck out of them is just not a method that is the healthiest or the easiest sometimes.  Here is a great recipe for baked pork chops with some chipotle peppers for that smoky flavor with a bite of spice that will take the stress out of what’s for dinner.

The recipe does call for browned chops, but you can throw them on the grill if you want so you … Continue Reading

Jalapeno Ranch Dip Recipe

There will be plenty of times you are going to be looking for a great appetizer to whip up to feed a crowd.  Here is a delicious appetizer dip recipe, perfect for our pepper loving friends,  that you can bring together pretty quickly and serve with your favorite potato chips, tortilla chips, veggie sticks, crackers and artisan bread slices.

Jalapeno Garlic Ranch Dip Recipe

2 Jalapeno Peppers, washed and finely chopped
1 1/4 cup reduced-fat mayonnaise
1 1/4 cup sour cream
1 cup low-fat milk
1 envelope Ranch dip mix
1 teaspoon onion, finely minced
3/4 teaspoon garlic, finely minced
2-3 tablespoons fresh parsley, finely chopped

Note: You can substitute … Continue Reading

Roasted Red Pepper Tomato Soup Recipe

Ever feel the need to just have a simple supper of tomato soup and grilled cheese sandwiches?  Sometimes it is just too much work to have a big meal but you want something with a lot of flavor too.  This easy recipe is one that you will turn to time and again because of the great taste and the easy method of preparation.   Give this quick recipe for Roasted Red Pepper Tomato Soup and Grilled Cheese a try!

Roasted Red Pepper Tomato Soup Recipe

1 large roasted red pepper (roast it over a grill or in the broiler, skin removed, finely chopped)
2 … Continue Reading

Jalapeno Popper Dip Recipe

As pepper lovers, we have all heard of and probable eaten our share of Jalapeno poppers; those delicious peppers stuffed with cream cheese and deep fried to a gooey treat. Here is a nice twist on that same concept but instead of stuffing the peppers with cheese, they are incorporated into a hot appetizer dip that you are going to flip over.

It will take approximately 15 minutes of prep time and 25 minutes of baking time. This dip is fabulous served with some veggie sticks, artisan breads, crackers, potato chips or with tortilla corn chips.  You and your family are … Continue Reading

Spicy Cocktail Franks Recipe

Great appetizers or even a light dinner for the kids doesn’t have to be hard.  It also doesn’t have to take a whole lot of time to whip up something from scratch that is going to taste fabulous.  The great thing about building your own recipe is that you control the spice levels and can manipulate it to be exactly what your family and friends enjoy.

Here is an easy recipe for those cocktail wieners that are so popular for snacking.  We know you love it spicy and hot so feel free to add your favorite hot sauce liberally.  This is … Continue Reading

Hot Crab Dip Recipe

When it’s time for a party, one of the first things people start thinking about is the food.  What can I serve? What sounds good for a get together?  What can I make that is going to be easy to make and not much fuss?   BBQ and appetizers are what I think about!  Here is a great appetizer recipe for a hot crab dip that you can whip up in no time and the great thing is if you want it spicy, you can spice it up even more than that what the recipe calls for.

This is a delicious, easy … Continue Reading

Grilled Spicy Hamburgers Recipe

As the weather heats up so do the kitchens which sends more and more people out to the backyard BBQ’s to cook.  The demand for unique and delicious ways and recipes to cook on grills is high.

This is a great recipe for all of your summer family cookouts and backyard barbecues when you want to grill up some burgers, but at the same time want something a little different with some spicy heat.  Burgers are a great choice for barbequing and this one is delicious!    If you are serving children, you may want to reserve the chili peppers inside the … Continue Reading

Homemade Mexican Salsa Recipe

I don’t think there are many foods that a good old fashioned homemade Mexican salsa would not taste great on.  Ok, well maybe cereal, but I am sure there are people out there that may have tried that.  A traditional Mexican Salsa is a great on so many different foods and having a good recipe you can fall back on it good too.  Here is a homemade recipe that you and your family are going to enjoy time and time again.

Chunky Mexican salsa, like this recipe makes, is also called Pico de Gallo and it can be used as a … Continue Reading

Roasted Garlic Peppercorn Sauce Recipe

Peppers and flavor comes in many different forms and we love to explore all types of peppers on this blog.  Today we are looking at a delicious peppercorn recipe that combines the mild sweet roasted garlic flavor with the bite of fresh peppercorn in a gorgeous sauce that you can use on meats and vegetables. It would be amazing in any dish that you want to use it for.  Give it a try!

Roasted Garlic Peppercorn Sauce Recipe

1 large head of garlic
1 1/4 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil
2 tablespoons butter (not margarine)
1 tablespoon + 1 teaspoon all-purpose flour
1 1/2 cups milk
3/4 teaspoon … Continue Reading

Roasted Garlic Pepper Hummus Recipe

When it comes to a delicious appetizer for your home BBQs and get togethers, we have a delicious roasted red pepper and garlic hummus recipe that you are going to enjoy.  No hummus is not for vegetarians only.  This spread is an intensely rich roasted garlic pepper spread that can be used on Artisan breads or crackers and served as a starter or even as a main meal for a Meatless day.

What is great about this recipe is that you can adjust the heat in it and add a bit of a kick with a few shots of your favorite … Continue Reading

Hot Weiner Sauce Recipe

Hot Dogs, also known as wieners by many, are a very versatile food and certainly one that the US has made into their national food of sorts.  There are thousands of ways to enjoy your favorite type of wiener or sausage; veggies, no veggies, condiments only, chili, coleslaw, you name it!   That is the great thing about the hot dog that we love so much; you can never get tired of different ways to enjoy your toppings.

Many folks love a hot dog with a delicious meat sauce that can be spicy hot if you like it that way or with … Continue Reading

Sirloin Tips with Pepper Sauce

The great thing about peppers is that you can do so much with them by incorporating them into your meals, because of the huge variety.  Each type of pepper and chili brings a different flavor to the meal.  It is a lot of fun playing with different recipes using peppers as a flavor enhancer.  We have a nice easy meal recipe for you that uses delicious red or green bell peppers and you can even kick up a bit too if you want.

This recipe makes a great dinner for weeknights since from start to finish it takes less than 45 … Continue Reading

Spicy Hot Dog Sauce Recipe

There are a lot of folks that seem to be getting back to basics with their cooking.  Hot Dogs have been a staple food in the USA for so many years and they are still going strong.  Today people are looking for affordable ways to stretch a budget and liven up a recipe.  One way to do that with hot dogs is with a delicious hot dog sauce.

This hot dog sauce recipe that we have for you today combines delicious ingredients you probably have on hand and creates a spicy sauce that any hot dog aficionado will love.  This is … Continue Reading

Homemade Pickled Peppers Recipe

As spring comes rolling in, we are busy getting the ground ready for all of those gorgeous pepper plants we are going to be planting; Green peppers, Jalapeno plants, red chiles, Habanero peppers and all of your other favorites.  Here is an easy and delicious recipe for pickling your peppers so you can enjoy them all year long. It also makes a great gift to share the fruits of your harvest with neighbors and friends.

Pickled Peppers Recipe

Green Peppers, chopped
1 teaspoon granulated sugar
1/2 teaspoon pickling spice
1/4 teaspoon alum
white vinegar
glass mason jars (quart size) + seals and rings

Chop the green peppers into … Continue Reading

Meatballs in BBQ Sauce Recipe

Weekends usually means lots of time spent with friends and family and usually cooking for a crowd.  I am forever on the lookout for great appetizer or light dinner recipes that will feed a lot of people. Meatballs are a favorite crowd pleaser and bringing the love of meatballs and combining them with a nice BBQ sauce seemed like a great idea.  Here is a Meatballs in BBQ Sauce Recipe that you can try with your family.

BBQ Meatballs Recipe

2 (16 oz.) packages of pre-made beef meatballs (or make your own)
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1/4 cup onion, finely chopped
8 oz. … Continue Reading

Good Hot Dog Sauce Recipe

Hot Dogs never go out of fashion.  There are hundreds of combinations of veggies and toppings that you can put on your dog and a favorite for many is a good hot dog sauce.  Hot Dog sauces are normally a meat based sauce, similar to Chili and they vary in spiciness and style.   They are very popular on the East Coast.

Here is a vintage recipe for some good New York style hot dog sauce. You can double the ingredients and cook it until done and freeze some for later use.  You can add any other toppings desired such as cheese, … Continue Reading

Chocolate Dipped Peanut Butter Filled Jalapenos Recipe

For an interesting taste explosion of sweet and spicy flavor, you have to try this recipe.  The spicy heat of the pepper, along with the sweetness of the chocolate, is fabulous to begin with and then when you add in the peanut butter, your mouth will go WOW! What a treat for your senses!  Here is how to make it.

For this recipe, it is easier use Baker’s ™ milk or dark chocolate disks for our chocolate. They come in a container and you can microwave the disks of chocolate right in the container according to the manufacturer’s instructions (on the … Continue Reading

Pablano Chili Pepper Soup Recipe

When there is a nip in the air or money is tight, soup is a great addition to your dinner table. This Pablano Chili Pepper Soup has nice warmth to it from the chile’s but it is not overly spicy.   This is a great soup recipe for when you want to serve something a little different to your family or guests and it perfect for an appetizer or as a main course with salad and tortilla’s too. This recipe will feed 6-8 people.

Pablano Chili Pepper Soup Recipe

8 ounces poblano chilies, seeded
1 cup onions, finely chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 tablespoons butter, … Continue Reading

Hot Dog Onion Sauce Recipe

Hot Dogs are one of America’s favorite foods and it seems you will find American’s enjoying all kinds of tasty gourmet condiments on them. Today we are sharing a recipe with you on how to make New York style Onion Sauce which is a favorite hot dog topping with New Yorker’s. This one adds at bit of chili powder and hot pepper sauce for that kick you love! This is not a meat sauce which is enjoyed in other parts of the country.

Hot Dog Onion Sauce Recipe

2 tablespoons olive or vegetable oil
2 medium onions, finely chopped
1/4 cup catsup
1/2 teaspoon ground … Continue Reading

Pepper and Veggie Kabobs

When it comes to grilling some homemade kabobs, any type of pepper is a great choice for your kabobs. You will need to purchase either wooden skewers or metal skewers to thread your food one for cooking.  If you purchase wooden ones, make sure you soak them in water before using so that they don’t catch on fire during the grilling process.

The great thing about making Kabob’s is that you put anything type you like on the skewers.  Just make sure that they food is cut into like sizes so that grilling process is even and they all can cook … Continue Reading

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