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Do you enjoy spicy foods/hot sauce?

What's it gonna be?

  • No thanks, Tabasco is too hot for me

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May 26, 2011
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i likey the heat, but no likey if i cant enjoy the meal due to being unenjoyably spicy.
 
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Nymphae

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Not really, to the shame of my Korean girlfriend.

I can understand liking a little spicy flavour, but at a certain point it crosses over into continual pain and I don't understand why people enjoy doing that to themselves.
 
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G-Bus

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Yup.

Have a bunch of the sauces from Hot Ones Including their Last Dab. Also got some obscure ones from Mexico and others friends/family have dropped off.

Don't care for them if they lack flavour and are just hot for the sake of being hot. They did a great job with the last dab because it's delicious and pretty damn hot.

On the fence if I'd ever try eating a super hot pepper. Might chew it up and spit it out as I have no interest in letting it melt my insides.
 

Fbh

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Yep, I put hot sauce or some form of chilli powder intro pretty much everything I cook.

Sadly, living in a rural area my options are extremely limited
 
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triplestation

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Love it.

Spicy wings, spicy noodles. Thai food. Indian/South asian. With beer.

Had some tibetan momos and the hot sauce it comes with is insane. Same goes for the tortas and tacos I like to get.

I don't eat like this often though because that shit slices up my insides.
 
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No. I don’t mind the taste and do have some buffalo wings, spicy Indian food etc. from time to time. But it gives me bad reflux and then usually bad IBS blow outs on the other side as I got older. So just not worth it very often.
 
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highrider

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I do, but not just for the sake of heat. No I will not be trying the wreck your bitch ass pepper wings. I think it is most effectively used in Italian and French food, more subtle and nuanced. But sometimes a vindaloo lamb, or breakfast with hot sauce is amazing.
 

Drake

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So yes I do like hot food, but sometimes it just does not agree with me. A few weeks ago I was at a party and they had stuffed hot banana peppers. They were delicious, but I was basically glued to the toilet for the next 10-12 hours after I got home. My ass was on FIRE. Dear god that was a brutal experience.
 

DESTROYA

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Like spicy food that’s supposed to be traditionally spicy, (Wings, chili etc...) but don’t just dump it on everything because it just ruins the taste for most food.
 

Uhtred

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Yes, I like it to burn going in and burn coming out. I like it almost uncomfortable hot.
 

YukiOnna

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Absolutely. I'm South Asian so it's built in me to eat spice. Lately I don't even find Carolina Reapers in food that hot since I have it so often, but it's great flavour.
 
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synchronicity

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I love the heat, but to a point. When it gets to the point that it overpowers all other flavors, it ruins the food imo.
 

Jesus Carbomb

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Habanero is the hottest I’ll eat these days. Has a nice bright flavor too.

Don’t really care to blow up my palate with capsaicin extracts and death peppers.
 

Gargus

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I love spicy, but not hot. I love this curry chicken at a thai place near me. Its spicy as fuck but I can still taste the food. Or I like bw3 mango habanero wings, when I eat those I have to wash my hands before I take a piss. But I don't like something where all I can taste is hot.

I had to man up at work last week though. Someone knew I liked spicey stuff and offered me some of this beef jerky. Their selling point for me to try it was "so and so ate a piece earlier and threw up". Like 3 people pulled their phones out and pointed them at me so I figured it was time to disappoint them all. So I popped it in my mouth and only chewed it a little and just swallowed and kept chewing for a minute and said "it's pretty spicey but it's not too bad" and they were surprised. But jesus my gut was on fire and it gave me hiccups.
 

lock2k

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I actually have a pepper collection and it has more than 40 options. Me and my wife are addicted. Needless to say we had a blast when we went to Mexico.

 
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daveonezero

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Unlike riding the edge. Nashville hot chicken should be slightly painful, a little sweet and super tasty.


It’s a risk though sometimes Indian or Thai food goes over the edge to not enjoyable.

Love watching hot ones and the last dab is a very tasty sauce.
 

Durask

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Yes. Not super spicy.
Sriracha is about where my comfort level is (use it instead of ketchup).
I don't like super spicy food where my mouth gets numb and I cannot taste anything.
 
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Kadayi

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Yeah, I like some heat, but not to the point of masochism. At a certain point, you've moved beyond the enjoyment of food as something to actually eat, into a dick-measuring contest tbh.
 
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matt404au

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I don't go for the spiciest stuff, but yeah I love spicy things. Gochujang, sambal oelek, sriracha, and good ol' Tabasco are some favorites. I've made a few hot-sauces out of fresh peppers that turned out tasty.
Sambal is the condiment of the gods. This stuff too. I dunno what it’s called but the brand is Lao Gan Ma.

 
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Mista

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Yeah I enjoy mild spicy, that kick that makes you go ooooohhh weeeeeee. Unfortunately since I got Crohn’s I can no longer eat spicy food. I men I can but gotta watch out and not over do it. But I’m staying in the safe side like maybe once twice a week is alright
 
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Stilton Disco

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Love it, the hotter the better, as long as it's not the flavourless novelty crap that's just processed capsicum essence for the sake of heat.

Thankfully I have to go insanely hot before it has any effect leaving my body too. Only ever had a bad experience with after effects 2 or 3 times infact.
 
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I carry a little matchbox with four tiny vials of chilli powder with me. scorpion moruga, bhut jolokia, 7 pot and butch t. Almost everything I eat is spicy except breakfast. Although when I was in Thailand even breakfast was spicy.

UK brehs, Tesco has a new stock of hot sauce in. Picked this Mahi Trinidad Scorpion one up and can confirm it's worth a punt. Hot as fuck and tasty too.

 
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Oso Torpedoes

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I add extra hotsauce on Takis Fuego.... Thats pretty metal AF but usally suffer from eating too much spicy food fir medical reasons.. Thats not gonna ruin my fun on hot foods.
 

GreyHorace

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I like it spicy, but not oppressively hot. My tolerance for spice goes only so far. For context, I have a hard time going through a bowl of Korean Fire Noodles (regular spice level).

 
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KonradLaw

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I doubt anybody is born liking spicy stuff. It's something you need to get to learn to like. When I was a hit a spicy mustard was already too hot for me. Nowadays I cook chilli with piripiri and I love it
 
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