Hot, Hot Peppers: Way or No Way?

Burns my lips and tongue and I taste nothing but fire. Never, no way, not ever. Even a fistful of Prilosec wouldn't touch that inferno.

If you love 'em, what dishes do you put them in?

Ever eat them as is? You're a better man than me, Charlie Brown! If they turn out to be too hot even for you (if there is such a thing), how do you calm down the fire in your mouth and intestines? Do any of the old wive stales work, like bread and milk?

Are you Way or No Way?

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