Foods That Scare Me – CaJohns Mongoose

“Foods That Scare Me” is an ongoing series where I attempt to tackle the upper echelon of the extremely fiery. I eat stupid-hot extract sauces and products made with LOTS the naga bhut jolokias and hottest habaneros, right on camera for the comedic benefit of all you at home. Will they make me cry, cough, hiccup, drool and drip snot everywhere? Will I wimp out and run to the freezer for ice cream to extinguish the fire?

For this installment I take on a tablespoon of CaJohns Mongoose hot sauce. Clocking in a couple of million Scoville Heat Units, it’s one of the scorching-est extract sauces out there and definitely one of the hottest CaJohns has to offer.

I have NO glass of milk at the ready, but can I make it through this nine minute video without stopping and running for a dairy product to soothe the burn?

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North Market Grillmasters Festival

North Market Grillmasters FestivalMuch like the Peppers at the Beach show, I will be sending in pics to someone to post on the thread here, as well as reporting the comings and goings of this little Festival in Columbus, Ohio. There is a nice handful of hot sauce, salsa and bbq sauce vendors. A lot of them are the same from the North Market hot sauce show from February that we debuted the website with. Nevertheless, seeing friends again is the reason I am taking the 6+ hour drive on a much traveled weekend. Thanks goes out to Joe and Linda Levinson of www.thehotzoneonline.com who are letting me stay once again under their roof for the weekend, and to CaJohn for letting them know about my financial dilemma. Thanks guys!

I look forward to sharing the event with everyone who can’t be there…

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Hypnosis and Hot Sauce


Have you ever wanted to do something never been done before? I got my chance at the Fiery Foods & BBQ Show. Besides my love of hot sauce, I have an affection for hypnosis. I have been playing around with hypnosis for years, using it to help others to stop smoking, lose weight, motivate themselves to name a few things. I had been reading about the hypnobirthing technique for a while, in which a pregnant women uses hypnosis to create a calm and painless birth for her child.

I asked myself, if pain could be reduced in pregnancy, then why not in someone who tries a very spicy sauce?

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