The Carolina Reaper, Guinness’ World Record for Hottest Chile Pepper

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A Super Duper Congratulations goes out to our friend Ed Currie, his family and all the good pepper of the Puckerbutt Pepper Company. Ed got this letter from the Guinness Book of World Records:

Contact:
Smokin’ Ed Currie
Cell
803-517-1089
Email
smokined@puckerbuttpeppercompany.com
Website
www.puckerbuttpeppercompany.com

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 14, 2013
SMOKIN’ ED’S CAROLINA REAPER® WINS GUINNESS WORLD RECORD
SMOKIN’ ED’S CAROLINA REAPER® OFFICIALLY
THE HOTTEST CHILI PEPPER IN THE WORLD!

Fort Mill, SC, November 14, 2013 – Guinness World Records™ has notified Smokin’ Ed Currie and Puckerbutt Pepper Company, LLC, that its’ SMOKIN’ ED’S CAROLINA REAPER® is officially the world’s hottest chili pepper.

From its email notification, Guinness said:
“[w]e are delighted to confirm that you have successfully achieved a new GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title for ’Hottest chili’. We would like to congratulate you on your record-breaking achievement. You are OFFICIALLY AMAZING. Your official GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS certificate confirming your world record is being created and will be sent to you within ten working days.”

With a Guinness-submitted 1,569,383 SHU (scoville heat units) average and recently measured peak levels of over 2,200,000 SHU, SMOKIN’ ED’S CAROLINA REAPER® has officially completed its long journey to the top of “super-hot” chili charts.
– Look for more information from Smokin’ Ed Currie and Puckerbutt Pepper Company, LLC on their award-winning achievement soon!

Puckerbutt Pepper Company, LLC, home of SMOKIN’ ED’S CAROLINA REAPER® – the world’s hottest chili pepper, sells high quality, smokin’-hot mashes, sauces, fresh peppers, seeds, and other fine merchandise at stores throughout the country and on its website at: www.puckerbuttpeppercompany.com

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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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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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