Soak it up with this Cherry Cola Ribs Recipe

Grab a bunch of napkins and dig into the most succulent, sticky, sweet, spicy, fall-off-the-bone tender ribs you have ever eaten!





Spice up your Paleo Diet with these Top 5 recipes


This chicken is coated in an almond meal (aka almond flour) crust that is both 100% paleo and gluten free. After a bake in the oven it’s dunked in a deliciously sticky sweet and spicy sauce. Sweet & Spicy Paleo Chicken Fingers: recipe here

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Spicy Tex-Mex Grain Free Meatballs: recipe here


This sausage and shrimp skillet brings back sweet memories of childhood. Spicy sausage: recipe here


If you are a buffalo wings fan, try this recipe – Cauliflower Buffalo Bites: recipe here


These Paleo Bang Bang Shrimp Tacos taste just like the real thing! Crunch spicy and all around perfect: recipe here

Click here for more Paleo Recipes.


Men Who Like Spicy Food Have Higher Testosterone Levels

If you want to figure out how “alpha” your man is, try taking him out for something spicy. According to a new French study, men who prefer hotter foods tend to have higher testosterone levels than man who prefer mild foods.

The research, recently published in the journal Physiology & Behavior, polled 114 men aged 18 to 44 on their spice preferences. The men were also served a dish of mashed potatoes, and allowed to put as much hot sauce or salt as they liked on it.

The University of Grenoble researchers found that men with higher testosterone levels (as tested by their saliva) both indicated a greater preference for hot sauce, and used more of it to season the potato. The amount of salt used, however, had no relation to testosterone levels.

A man’s preference for capsaicin, the compound in chili peppers that makes them spicy, has been previously linked to dominance behaviors, aggression and risk-taking, the researchers note. Click here to continue reading via Huffington Post.


Top 5 Summer Spicy Dips


Jalapeno Popper Dip! Creamy cheesy and delicious! recipe here


Chicken Jalapeno Dip.Spice, goo and meat in a dish! recipe here


Buffalo Chicken Dip. Easy and delicious!  recipe here


Chicken Fajita Queso Dip.No wimpy bites here! recipe here


Nibble on this Slow Cooker Spicy Bacon Corn Dip all summer long! recipe here

Want more? Check out more dips here.

What is your favorite summer dip? Share in the comments below.


After 6 years, Hot Licks Sauces will be closing the doors at Old Town, San Diego

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You may have seen this sign go up recently at our Old Town San Diego store. We regret to announce that on June 28th we will be closing our Old Town Store. We appreciate the relationships and loyalty we have built with our San Diego Patrons of over 6 years. The State of Califonria is continuing to PREVENT us from selling our most popular hot sauce products (even though we are the only fiery food specialty store in Old Town!)

This is the letter/addendum that restricts use:

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The good news is that we have other locations at Seaport Village (San Diego), Shoreline Village (Long Beach) and Pier 39 (San Francisco)

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The Old Town San Diego State Park is for access and enjoyment of the public. If you would like to see Hot Licks back in Old Town San Diego with our full line of products, please sign the petition and we will submit to the state:

If you have any questions please contact us at or 888-766-6468.

Thank you so much for your continued support and we look forward to bringing you the fiery hot sauce products you love!


Healthy. Spicy. Turkey – Bacon – Egg breakfast on the go.


Easy delicious appetizer ideas for your Memorial BBQ bash.


Spicy zucchini fries in 3 easy steps.

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Cut your zucchini into a french fry shape.


2. Mix in your favorite seasonings.

Suggestion: Spices: salt, pepper, lemon/ garlic powder. Top off with olive oil, hot sauce and cheese.



3. Place in the oven for 18 – 25 minutes – if you prefer them crispier, keep them in longer.



Dip them in spicy ranch and voila!



Cook Mothers Day breakfast like a boss with these delicious ideas. Thanks mom, you rock!

Cheesy-Baked-Egg-ToastCheesy baked egg toast. RECIPE

Biscuits-and-Gravy-Casserole-0350Biscuits and gravy. RECIPE


Sunrise baked potatoes, eggs and bacon. RECIPE


Churro french toast. RECIPE


Bell pepper eggs in a hole. RECIPE


Maple bacon pancake bites. RECIPE


Stuffed french toast. RECIPE


Bacon, spaghetti squash and parmesan fritters. RECIPE


Epic breakfast cupcakes. RECIPE

Click here for more breakfast ideas. Happy eating.