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Sriracha Chemistry: How Hot Sauces Perk Up Your Food And Your Mood

Sriracha Chemistry: How Hot Sauces Perk Up Your Food And Your Mood

| February 24, 2014 | 1 Comment

Sriracha and other spicy condiments make us feel so good, even when they burn so bad. So what’s going on in our tongues? A video breaks down the beloved hot sauce into its molecular components.

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From Sweet to Heat: A Guide to Picking Peppers at the Farmers’ Market

From Sweet to Heat: A Guide to Picking Peppers at the Farmers’ Market

| October 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

Summer may be coming to an end, but pepper season is heating up. Native to the Americas, the fruits of Capsicum annuum are in full force at the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market from summer into early fall, where you can find more than 40 varieties in just about every color of the rainbow.

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Spicy Margarita with Jalapeño and Cilantro

Spicy Margarita with Jalapeño and Cilantro

| September 6, 2012 | 0 Comments

Garden inspired cocktails are simply one of my favorite things. And this margarita is no exception. It’s not only spicy (thank you, jalapeños!) but the cilantro adds all these lovely citrus notes to it, plus keeps it feeling fresh and crisp so you can drink many more than you should!

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