10 Hot Recipes for Spice Lovers

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There is something about spicy food that always leaves you wanting more. Despite causing your nose to run and your eyes to water, eating it hurts so good -- so it's OK to just embrace the heat. Brace yourselves for these mind-numbingly hot and spicy recipes that will make you salivate in you

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A dish of fiery red chile de arbol salsa and chips.
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Chile de Arbol Salsa

Bring the heat to your next potluck with this chile de arbol salsa. Toasting the arbol chiles whole in a skillet results in an intense and smoky salsa that packs a serious punch.

Chile de Arbol Salsa for Spice Enthusiasts

Four chipotle stout chili dogs sprinkled with shredded cheese.
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Chipotle Stout Chili Dog Sauce

Turn up the heat on an old-fashioned hot dog with this chipotle stout chili dog sauce. The meaty sauce is sautéed with chipotle chilies and simmered in stout beer, adding a nutty flavor and some heat to the ballpark favorite.

Chipotle Stout Chili Dog Sauce

Two soup dishes filled with chili, diced avocados, cilantro and cheese.
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Chorizo, Hatch Chile and Smoked Porter Chili

This smoked porter chili is the perfect comfort food for any spice lover. It is slow-simmered with Hatch chiles, jalapenos and a variety of spices that give it a bold depth of flavor that will have you asking for seconds.

Chorizo, Hatch Chile and Smoked Porter Chili

Creamy orange coconut chicken curry on a bed of rice.
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Healthy Coconut Chicken Curry

Indian cuisine is known for its aromatic spices, subtle heat and complex flavors, and this creamy coconut chicken curry achieves all this in one healthy recipe. The sauce is made from a number of basic Indian ingredients such as coconut milk, cayenne pepper and turmeric, making it sweet, savory and spicy at the same time.

Healthy Coconut Chicken Curry

Jalapeno popper beer cheese dip served with chips and a beer.
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Jalapeno Popper Beer Cheese Dip

Have a bag of chips and cold one ready for this spicy jalapeno popper beer cheese dip. This beer-infused concoction has a host of full-bodied flavors, including moderate heat from the jalapenos.

Jalapeno Popper Beer Cheese Dip

A casserole dish of enchiladas topped with diced peppers and avocados.
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Hatch Green Chile Enchiladas

These Hatch green chile enchiladas are a spicy delight for anyone who appreciates authentic Southwestern food. Using fresh green chilies from Hatch, New Mexico, will make your mouth feel like it is en fuego.

Hatch Green Chile Enchiladas

A bowl of spicy stewed butternut squash with slices of bread.
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Spicy Stewed Butternut Squash

For a vegetarian dish with a bit of heat, try this spicy stewed butternut squash. Once softened and seasoned to perfection, the butternut squash becomes a decadent and creamy dish you can enjoy with rice, bread or by itself.

Spicy Stewed Butternut Squash

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A freshly baked spicy tomato tart.
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Five-Ingredient Spicy Tomato Tart

This simple and appetizing tomato tart recipe uses ready-made puff pastry sheets and roasted cherry tomatoes for an oven-baked pizza. Top it with crushed red pepper flakes to turn up the heat.

Five-Ingredient Spicy Tomato Tart

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