August is National Sandwich Month and that shouldn’t sound a bit silly to you. After all, you should consider all the other fun holidays that Americans celebrate, such as “Talk Like a Pirate Day." That, incidentally, you should celebrate by enjoying your meals with Mad Dog Pure Ghost Hot Sauce. We’re not sure why, but they go together perfectly. And, if you can speak like a pirate for a whole day, well, we support that too.
Why do chilies burn? It doesn’t matter whether you love hot sauce or not, chilies burn; some people just have a higher pain threshold than others. It could be because they’ve developed a love for the world’s hottest sauces and they continue to build their tolerance. Or, it could simply be because they are birds. No, truly, birds are immune to the effects of capsaicin – the compound that gives chilies their fiery flavor.
You know that burning feeling you get on your tongue when you eat spicy foods? I'm sure you wonder: is it literally burning off my taste buds? This food myth is in fact, false. As an average human being ages, the sensitivity of their taste buds decreases, which is mistaken for taste loss due to spicy food choices. The loss of sensitivity is a gradual process that happens over time. This is also why most people don’t like spicy foods throughout their childhood but grow into likin