Complicating Cuisine

Adding a challenge aspect to eating, spice is being added to unlikely foods

Implications - Creating a more dynamic and somewhat challenging aspect to foods, spiciness is being integrated into sweet, salty and otherwise predictable food products. Introducing a more complex flavor, this change reflects a consumer desire for novelty and an openness to change when it comes to classic products.
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Sweetly Spicy Squeezable Candies - Fix Your Craving for Spice With Squirts of This Spicy Candy
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Untested 1,627 Clicks Pub: Jul 7, 13
Sweetly Spicy Squeezable Candies
Fix Your Craving for Spice With Squirts of This Spicy Candy
The Lucas Gusano is a spicy candy from a Mexican snack company called Lucas. Packaged in a plastic bottle that squeezes like an accordion, the Lucas Gusano drops little squirts of exotic goodness on... [More]
Converted Spicy Seasonings - Randy Clemens Turns Sriracha Liquid into Powder Form
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Average 1,266 Clicks Pub: Mar 10, 13
Converted Spicy Seasonings
Randy Clemens Turns Sriracha Liquid into Powder Form
Randy Clemens has done spicy food addicts the ultimate favor by converting the beloved Sriracha sauce into powder. Among other things with its new form it won’t compromise the integrity of... [More]
Hot Cayenne Pepper Lemonade - This Recipe is a Refreshingly Spicy Take on a Classic Summer Beverage
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Mild 1,893 Clicks Pub: Apr 20, 13
Hot Cayenne Pepper Lemonade
This Recipe is a Refreshingly Spicy Take on a Classic Summer Beverage
This recipe for cayenne pepper lemonade is just the right amount of spice and sweet to really quench your thirst and leave you feeling awake and hydrated. On hot summer days when you seem to be... [More]
Spicy Tomato Condiments - The Heinz Jalapeno Ketchup Will Add a Tasty Fire to Your Holiday Dishes
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Mild 1,071 Clicks Pub: Nov 21, 12
Spicy Tomato Condiments
The Heinz Jalapeno Ketchup Will Add a Tasty Fire to Your Holiday Dishes
Lucky U.S residents will be in for a spicy treat this Cyber Monday, as the ketchup conglomerate will be offering limited-edition Heinz Jalapeno ketchup to all of its Facebook fans. People who are... [More]
Spicy Gummy Candies  - The Red Hot 3 Alarm Chilli Jellies are Fiery Hot
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Untested 1,785 Clicks Pub: Feb 1, 13
Spicy Gummy Candies
The Red Hot 3 Alarm Chilli Jellies are Fiery Hot
Those who enjoy hot and spicy foods will certainly love these Red Hot 3 Alarm Chilli Jellies, which are a deliciously spicy candy treat. Designed to resemble the commonly eaten red hot chilli... [More]
Spicy Honey Condiments - Mike's Hot Honey Adds Sweet and Spicy Flavors to Your Dishes
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Untested 3,921 Clicks Pub: Feb 16, 13
Spicy Honey Condiments
Mike's Hot Honey Adds Sweet and Spicy Flavors to Your Dishes
The popularity of spicy foods and flavors has become quite the phenomenon around the globe, and these spicy honey condiments perfectly blend those fiery hot flavors with a hint of sweet and savory... [More]
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