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4. Mitigate the hot spices burn from a hot pepper with an even hotter pepper.
Thu Oct 5, 2023, 09:20 PM
Oct 2023

That way you no longer focus on the first hot pepper because all your attention is on the second hotter pepper.

You can keep doing this to infinity provided you can locate a hotter pepper on the Scoville Scale measuring the hotness of hot peppers.

See the Scoville Scale at link below, with pictures of various hot peppers and hot potency and country of source.


does yogurt count as sour cream? DBoon Oct 2023 #1
I'll add yogurt to the choices. Ptah Oct 2023 #2
You left out avocado, works wonders tastes good TexLaProgressive Oct 2023 #3
Mitigate the hot spices burn from a hot pepper with an even hotter pepper. magicarpet Oct 2023 #4
I avoid food that HURTS me Skittles Oct 2023 #5
Yes. Why would one eat something that requires relief? TreasonousBastard Oct 2023 #9
when I first came to Texas Skittles Oct 2023 #11
Me too. Sometimes my peppers are hotter than I like. Ptah Oct 2023 #12
Cranberry juice. Works amazingly well. Scrivener7 Oct 2023 #6
Yogurt Effete Snob Oct 2023 #7
Cucumber sounds like the ideal remedy. Thanks, Effete Snob. Ptah Oct 2023 #13
Tzatziki! electric_blue68 Oct 2023 #16
There is a tzatziki-raita continuum Effete Snob Oct 2023 #20
You forgot Ice Cream RainCaster Oct 2023 #8
Why would I mitigate it? It's part of the experience... RockRaven Oct 2023 #10
Lots of cursing. Solly Mack Oct 2023 #14
...pre-emptive mitigation. (I.e. not eating it in the first place.) petronius Oct 2023 #15
Ha! Yup. electric_blue68 Oct 2023 #17
This. n/t Different Drummer Oct 2023 #28
I like the mild heat ones - anchos, poblano.... electric_blue68 Oct 2023 #18
Ah Janis from "Cheap Thrills" thanks R. Crumb justaprogressive Oct 2023 #19
For myself, ANY hot (spicy) food Pharlo Oct 2023 #21
More hot pepper Attilatheblond Oct 2023 #22
buttered corn tortilla works very well. yellowdogintexas Oct 2023 #23
My Solution Is Not On Your List ProfessorGAC Oct 2023 #24
There's a reason it helps to splash milk in your face after being tear gassed. Gidney N Cloyd Oct 2023 #25
cheese and tortilla or bread Kali Oct 2023 #26
This message was self-deleted by its author Different Drummer Oct 2023 #27
Guac. (n/t) Iggo Oct 2023 #29
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