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Video tip: Make your own Sriracha-style hot sauce
Video tip: Make your own Sriracha-style hot sauce

Maybe it's the sense of danger that reels you in at first. The crazy name, the wild picture slapped on the bottle. Before you know it, you're in for the ride, and the best ones leave you reduced to a sweaty and speechless mess. When it's finally over, you can't help but want more. I'm talking about hot sauce, a virtual thrill ride for the taste buds. And for fans, nothing beats the feeling. So what makes hot sauce so attractive? Blame it on the capsaicin, the chemical behind a chile's heat. When you eat hot sauce, or any chile-spiced foods, your mouth reacts to the capsaicin as if it's in pain, signaling the brain. Your body responds by releasing...

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