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Your favorite hot/spicy snack?


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#1 stagis

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Posted 02 June 2003 - 07:19 AM

On the road with Rob:

A little Christmas shopping resulted in me sitting in my hotel room with the remote.....and no snacks. But wait! I bought some XXX pretzels at the mall to wrap for myself for Christmas! I'll just eat those.....

15 minutes later..... Crap!!!!! I'm in a hotel room!!!!! No ice cream. No bananas. This hurts! I know - water is bad for you. But I've gotta do it!

The airplane trip home was bad. No handhold in the bathrooms and everybody can hear you cry.

Or - those habanero lollipops?

Lick

*cough*

Must've been something in my throat.

Lick

*cough*

Huh.....I wonder if that is repeatable.....

Lick

*cough*

"Hey, honey! Try one of these!"

*run for the hills*

#2 Monica Bhide

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Posted 02 June 2003 - 07:45 AM

Too many to name right now.. but one i love -- In Bahrain, where I grew up, Pringles sold these red chili covered potato chips -- They were to die for!!!!!
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#3 Jinmyo

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Posted 02 June 2003 - 07:49 AM

Kimchi bap (kimchi and rice rolled in nori).
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#4 joler

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Posted 02 June 2003 - 07:53 AM

popcorn with Texas Pete sprinkled on it.
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#5 haunted_chef

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Posted 02 June 2003 - 08:04 AM

one of my favorite snacks is nachos and cheese with mucho jalapenos and I mean HOT ones....I even add refried beans W/ jalapenos ....what a way to break a sweat..... john
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#6 awbrig

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Posted 02 June 2003 - 08:08 AM

Jalapeno Crunchers Chips are pretty addicting...

#7 rcarter

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Posted 02 June 2003 - 08:16 AM

Yum. I love Jalapeno Crunchers Chips. I stock up when visiting my in-laws in NC, but yet to find them in the DC area. . . Jalapeno stuffed olives are great.

#8 joler

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Posted 02 June 2003 - 08:17 AM

Hot pickled Okra is also a favorite.
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#9 Busboy

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Posted 02 June 2003 - 08:25 AM

Can it be "homemade" or do only pre-packaged hot foods count?

Queso made with 1/2 Velveeta and 1/2 hot taco sauce from a jar, microwaved together, with fresh peppers and onions chopped on top. Lots of peppers.
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#10 bigbear

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Posted 02 June 2003 - 08:57 AM

Wasabi peas.
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#11 Pumpkin Lover

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Posted 02 June 2003 - 09:20 AM

Extra spicy Hot Mix (the Indian snack)! And only the kind from from Deep, and none of those cheap imitations that Indian groceries sell... although Hot Mix can get expensive sometimes....but, no matter! Need Hot Mix! :smile:

#12 Xanthippe

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Posted 02 June 2003 - 09:59 AM

Wasabi peas.

Yes, yes, yes! I can chomp my way through an entire bag in no time flat . . .

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Posted 02 June 2003 - 10:27 AM

Vanilla ice cream sprinkled with Apple Smoked Red Savina Habanero powder.

Blairs Death Rain Habanero potato chips.
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#14 T. Brooks

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Posted 02 June 2003 - 09:40 PM

Hapi Hot Mix

or

Jalapeno pretzel Nuggets.

#15 KatieLoeb

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Posted 02 June 2003 - 09:57 PM

Add another fan for wasabi peas. I just adore those...

I like the marinated hot peppers stuffed with prosciutto and mozzarella cheese that I get at DiBruno's.

I also have a jar of these delicious olives stuffed with Turkish hot peppers. Awesome in a martini, but pretty good on their own too.

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#16 Jason Perlow

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Posted 02 June 2003 - 10:17 PM

Blairs Death Rain Habanero potato chips.

The Blairs products are really good quality chips. Death Rain is brutal, though.

I really like the spicy nut mixes in Indian groceries -- recently I had some cashews with lots of black pepper, they were awesome.
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#17 pixelchef

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Posted 02 June 2003 - 10:21 PM

Oh my god, you can actually eat the Death Rain chips, Mark? Geez.

Can you bite into a raw habanero?

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Posted 03 June 2003 - 05:04 AM

I love wasabi peas, and peanuts for that matter (there is far more wasabi-goodness with the peanuts).

I recently picked up some sort of red-savina laced nuts on holiday. I'm heading to a BBQ tonight, so it will be the perfect opportunity for my friends and I to experience them together. :rolleyes:

#19 Xanthippe

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Posted 03 June 2003 - 11:17 AM

I love wasabi peas, and peanuts for that matter (there is far more wasabi-goodness with the peanuts). 

I recently picked up some sort of red-savina laced nuts on holiday.  I'm heading to a BBQ tonight, so it will be the perfect opportunity for my friends and I to experience them together.  :rolleyes:

Where do you find the wasabi peas, s'kat? I'm all for more wasabi-goodness!!! :biggrin:

And do report back on the savina-laced nuts after tonight's BBQ . . .

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Posted 03 June 2003 - 02:15 PM

Or - those habanero lollipops? 

Lick

*cough* 

Must've been something in my throat.

Lick

*cough*

Huh.....I wonder if that is repeatable.....

Lick

*cough*

That is so funny. I did the same thing with jalapeno ice cream at the last trade show.

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#21 Lyle

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Posted 03 June 2003 - 02:35 PM

Late night binge: pickled serrano peppers with a bit of cheese and mustard.
Rice pie is nice.

#22 nervousnelli

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Posted 03 June 2003 - 04:45 PM

Big pitcher of spicy Bloody Marys

#23 Xanthippe

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Posted 03 June 2003 - 05:07 PM

Big pitcher of spicy Bloody Marys

A well-made Bloody Mary is a thing of true, picante beauty. Since I've discovered a lower sodium version of V-8, I indulge often. Hot sauce of choice: Bufalo brand chipotle from Mexico.

#24 Jinmyo

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Posted 03 June 2003 - 05:12 PM

Wasabi peas.

Yes, yes, yes! I can chomp my way through an entire bag in no time flat . . .

They're great. I sometimes mix them into cooked gohan.
"I've caught you Richardson, stuffing spit-backs in your vile maw. 'Let tomorrow's omelets go empty,' is that your fucking attitude?" -E. B. Farnum

"Behold, I teach you the ubermunch. The ubermunch is the meaning of the earth. Let your will say: the ubermunch shall be the meaning of the earth!" -Fritzy N.

"It's okay to like celery more than yogurt, but it's not okay to think that batter is yogurt."

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#25 Jinmyo

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Posted 03 June 2003 - 05:13 PM

Oh my god, you can actually eat the Death Rain chips, Mark?  Geez.

Can you bite into a raw habanero?

Mark can do anything.
"I've caught you Richardson, stuffing spit-backs in your vile maw. 'Let tomorrow's omelets go empty,' is that your fucking attitude?" -E. B. Farnum

"Behold, I teach you the ubermunch. The ubermunch is the meaning of the earth. Let your will say: the ubermunch shall be the meaning of the earth!" -Fritzy N.

"It's okay to like celery more than yogurt, but it's not okay to think that batter is yogurt."

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Posted 03 June 2003 - 05:32 PM

Wasabi peas.

Yes, yes, yes! I can chomp my way through an entire bag in no time flat . . .

They're great. I sometimes mix them into cooked gohan.

????? :blink:

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#27 Jinmyo

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Posted 03 June 2003 - 05:55 PM

Wasabi peas.

Yes, yes, yes! I can chomp my way through an entire bag in no time flat . . .

They're great. I sometimes mix them into cooked gohan.

????? :blink:

Yes. Not something I'd serve but something I sometimes eat.

Great for the bit of crispy rice left in the rice cookers (I usually use three 20 cup cookers). Sometimes I'll fry the crusts and salt them. Sometimes I'll just mix it with tea.

But a small bowl of crispy rice and rice and wasabi peas makes a nice nosh.
"I've caught you Richardson, stuffing spit-backs in your vile maw. 'Let tomorrow's omelets go empty,' is that your fucking attitude?" -E. B. Farnum

"Behold, I teach you the ubermunch. The ubermunch is the meaning of the earth. Let your will say: the ubermunch shall be the meaning of the earth!" -Fritzy N.

"It's okay to like celery more than yogurt, but it's not okay to think that batter is yogurt."

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#28 T. Brooks

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Posted 03 June 2003 - 09:21 PM

Wasabi peas.

Yes, yes, yes! I can chomp my way through an entire bag in no time flat . . .

They're great. I sometimes mix them into cooked gohan.

????? :blink:

Kristen,

Gohan is the Japanese word for rice.


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#29 s'kat

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Posted 04 June 2003 - 05:20 AM

Where do you find the wasabi peas, s'kat?  I'm all for more wasabi-goodness!!!  :biggrin:

And do report back on the savina-laced nuts after tonight's BBQ . . .

I get the wasabi peas & peanuts from a local cheese shoppe, but I first experienced their bliss from a little North Carolina gem called Try My Nuts.

Unfortunately, in our rush to leave last night, we forget the savina nuts. Nuts. :angry:

#30 Xanthippe

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Posted 04 June 2003 - 10:05 AM

Where do you find the wasabi peas, s'kat?  I'm all for more wasabi-goodness!!!  :biggrin:

And do report back on the savina-laced nuts after tonight's BBQ . . .

I get the wasabi peas & peanuts from a local cheese shoppe, but I first experienced their bliss from a little North Carolina gem called Try My Nuts.

Unfortunately, in our rush to leave last night, we forget the savina nuts. Nuts. :angry:

Perhaps you forgot the savina nuts on purpose, s'kat! Now you don't have to share 'em!! :wink:

Gotta check out Try My Nuts, if only because the name's so gosh-darned, um, creative . . .