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Old 01-03-10, 08:26 PM   #1
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Mild, medium, hot or super duper burn-my-tongue-hot?

Which do you prefer?
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Old 01-03-10, 08:34 PM   #2
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Super duper. If it doesn't make me sweat, it's not spicy.
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Old 01-03-10, 08:41 PM   #3
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I like it hot, baby. But not burn off my taste buds hot.
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more capsiacin please
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Old 01-03-10, 08:44 PM   #5
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There are three spices to cooking. Salt, pepper, and ketchup. I prefer bland.
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Can't have anything stronger than medium in the house. Wife and at least one of the kids can't even tolerate mild. Me? I put salsa on burgers, meatloaf, eggs, sammiches, nachos. I've even spiced up Mac and Cheese with the stuff.

I generally use salsa instead of ketchup/catsup.
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Super-duper-burn-my-tongue-make-me-see-lucifer-later-on-the-toilet Hot! Yep!
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Old 01-03-10, 09:21 PM   #8
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There are three spices to cooking. Salt, pepper, and ketchup. I prefer bland.
You would have done well in the house wot I grew up in. Even pepper was pretty radical. I'm pretty sure the first time my parents ever ate garlic was when they came to visit me in my first place.

As for the heat issue, The Speaker of the House considers anything with flavor to be "too hot" whereas I like everything Chernobyl strength. If my ear drums sweat, I know I've got it about right.
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I have a sausage/eggs/cheese/potato breakfast bowl just about every morning; before my present treatment of Frank's X-tra Hot in it, I was using the regular, laced with a spoonful of jolokia powder.

I have a selection of hot sauces to choose from right now, and the habanero is the best!

If I don't:
sweat;
feel the burning taste buds;
breathe through my mouth,
then it's not hot.

Oh, yeah -- ordinary buffalo wings are a joke.
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Old 01-03-10, 09:25 PM   #10
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I like it pretty hot. As far as peppers eaten alone go:

Raw, fresh jalapenos = OK
Pickled habaneros = too hot
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I like hot. I add jalapenos to burgers, eggs, and sandwiches as well as add sriracha sauce to rice or noodle dishes.
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Usually keep a couple rolls of TP in the fridge, ready to go.
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Usually keep a couple rolls of TP in the fridge, ready to go.
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Super-duper-burn-my-tongue-make-me-see-lucifer-later-on-the-toilet Hot! Yep!
Ahhh the inevitable ring sting!
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you don't have wimp as a choice,ergo,i can't vote
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Jalapenos do not phase me. Serranos without the seeds are fine. With the seeds they are a bit too much for me.
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I'm from New England. I think ketchup is hot.

I can do mild....sometimes.
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Gimme something hot. However I had this hotsauce called death and it lived up to the name. One drop and your stomach would churn.
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1 rung down from "Oh sweet lordy it's melting my teeth" hot.
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I want to feel my tastebuds back within 24 hrs. I also like it hot enough to have ring-sting the next day (or that evening).

So, somewhere in between those two levels.
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Mild to Medium. I want to actually taste the food I'm eating.
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Let's put it this way, Tobasco sauce is a beverage, and Cayene peppers are candy.
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So spicy I need Ice Cream later.......and not for eating (The ice cream, that is).
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So spicy I need Ice Cream later.......and not for eating (The ice cream, that is).
Chocolate helps soothe the chocolate starfish?

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used to be a hot, but now I am a medium or mild, as the older I get, the more heartburn bothers me.
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