Chile peppers offer more than just the heat behind hot sauce—they're also a key ingredient in so many of our favorite recipes, from, well, chili to mapo tofu.
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Nigerian Obe Ata Is as Versatile as It Is Delicious
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Mix and Match Chile Flakes and Powders for Layers of Flavor and Heat
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Zhug (Yemenite Hot Sauce With Cilantro and Parsley) Recipe
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Sambal Oelek Recipe
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Serious Salsa: Chile Morita Salsa Recipe
Guajillo chilies
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A bowl of habanero hot sauce.
Serious Salsa: Habanero Hot Sauce Recipe
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The Best Carne Asada Recipe
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How to Make XO Sauce, the Cook’s Condiment
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How to Make Romesco Sauce the Catalonian Way
A spoonful of chile-lime-cilantro sauce being drizzled over a piece of fried chicken on a plate.
Thai-style Chili, Lime, and Cilantro Dipping Sauce Recipe
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Extra-Hot Yucatán-Style Roasted-Habanero Salsa (Chile Tamulado) Recipe
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1-Hour Pressure Cooker Texas-Style Chili con Carne Recipe
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Braised Lamb Shoulder With Dried Chilies and Dates Recipe
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Yucatán-Style Hot Dried-Chili Salsa (K'uut Bi Ik) Recipe
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Vegan Sweet Potato and 2-Bean Chili With Hominy Recipe
Bhut Jolokia, also known as the ghost chile
Serious Heat: What to Make with Bhut Jolokia, the World's Hottest Chile Recipe
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Charred Asparagus Tacos With Creamy Adobo and Pickled Red Onions Recipe
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Step Aside, Old Chili Powder: How to Prepare Whole Dried Chilies for the Best Powder and Purée
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Grilled Stuffed Flank Steak With Roasted Chilies and Pepper Jack Cheese Recipe
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Basic Chili Paste to Replace Chili Powder Recipe
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Fresh Chili Harissa Recipe
Hot chili chutney
Hot Chili Chutney Recipe
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Vegan: Lentil and Coconut Soup with Cilantro-Habanero Gremolata Recipe
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Spice Hunting: Chipotle
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Stuffed Roasted Poblano Peppers With Cashew-Chipotle Sauce Recipe
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Nam Prik Ong (Thai Pork-and-Tomato Chile Dip) Recipe
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James Peterson's Pickled Chiles
Yellow Mole with Masa Dumplings (Mole Amarillito con Chochoyotes) from 'Pati's Mexican Table'
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Mangalorean Mutton Gravy Recipe
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Charred Salsa Verde: The One Salsa to Rule Them All
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Pueblo Green Chili Recipe
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Grilled Bloody Mary Salsa Recipe
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Black Nightfall Beans With Red Chili Pods, Tomatoes, and Avocado From 'The New Vegetarian Cooking for Everyone'
Chard- or Collard-Wrapped Polenta-Chile Tamale Packages
Chard- or Collard-Wrapped Polenta-Chile Tamale Packages From 'Heart of the Plate'
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Charred Tomatillo and Yellow Pepper Salsa Recipe
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Chipotle and Chorizo Red Beans Recipe
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Chili Paste From 'Ceviche: Peruvian Kitchen'
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Essential Tex-Mex: How to Make Cheese Enchiladas With Red Chili Gravy
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Nam Phrig Noom (Northern Thai Pounded Roasted Chili Dip) Recipe
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Fermented Hot Sauce With Fresno Chiles, Garlic, and Tamari Recipe
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Turkey Tortilla Soup Recipe
Spice Hunting: Drying Chiles at Home
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Jim Lahey's No Knead Pizza with Broccoli Rabe, Garlic, Ginger, and Thai Chiles Recipe
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Roasted Red Chili Paste (Nam Prik Pao) From 'Everyday Thai Cooking'
Avocado and Grapefruit Salad with Aji Panca Vinaigrette Recipe
Spice Hunting: On Blending Chiles and Herbs, and the Spice of the Janissaries
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Chipotle-Orange Guacamole With Toasted Pumpkin Seeds Recipe
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Chicken with Tomatillo and Red Chile Sauce Recipe
Chicken-Green Bean Yellow Chili Stir-Fry Recipe
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Garlic Chili Oil Recipe | Sauced
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Fresh Thai Sriracha Recipe
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Ancho-Rubbed Bison Tenderloin With Spicy Cilantro Sauce Recipe
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Sichuan Chicken with Peppercorns and Chile Recipe
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A Guide to Handling Fresh Bhut Jolokia Chiles, the World's Hottest Chile Pepper
Devils on Horseback Recipe
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Double Chocolate Icebox Cookies with Aji and Chipotle Recipe
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Edible DIY: Candied Jalapeños