As we indicated on our product review page and previous posts, Doritos Roulette Chips became our absolute favorites after we found them in a Canadian convenience store. (**DK Roulette chips? read the bottom first). Everyone who has tried them has the same opinion: Doritos Roulette chips are thebest ever, hands down. Delicious. But Doritos Roulette are only released for sale in Canada; the US, too bad, they say — go eat Nacho Cheese. And Doritos Roulette isn’t even listed on the FritoLay website.
Nothing against Canada, but they don’t generally eat spicy food. Certainly not in Western Canada. They don’t know the hot chiles of Mexico. They don’t have the fiery influences of Vietnamese and Thai woks, present from Philly to SanFran. They don’t have Buffalo, New York, which started one of the greatest spicy bar food trends on earth. So, why is FritoLay offering Roulette chips only in Canada instead of the US? Why not both? Discrimination? Perhaps.
With no other option besides eating a lot of chips in Canada, we have written a letter of complaint to FritoLay. We haven’t heard back, but we willbe following up with this!
**Doritos Roulette chips include one “super-spicy” chip for every handful of regular chips. The hot chips are indistinguishable from the others and hit the heat late, so you really don’t realize immediately that you’ve got a live one. Whatever it is, these are the very best chips we’ve had — and we ALL agree (even those who don’t like hot foods as much).
Want to get the lowdown on the best spicy food products (from jellies to rubs to sauces and flavored chips) without trying them all? Love to mix sauces or rubs like a mad scientist, and want to see it recognized? Want to know the hottest sauces on earth without burning out your only windpipe?
Well, then you have to check out our new Product Review Page! We have tasted and rated a huge variety of products and have funneled down our favorites. Check it out, and if you have a suggestion for a great product, well, that’s usually how we find our winners.
A beautiful Bethlehem afternoon yesterday, the Fire Eaters, plus our Kid in Training, headed out for the Bethlehem Blueberry Festival, featuring once again, its Pie Eating Contest. We once again marched into battle and scored for the Fire Eaters!
Check out the video here! (Courtesy of Lehigh Valley Live).
I am not a fan of deserts, so when we got an ice cream maker, I was determined to make the very best ice cream in existence. And we have it: the ultimate ice cream experience. It includes everything indulgent in the world. It is better than sex (several confirmations on that). A spicy cinnamon-vanilla base, it is loaded with chunks of spicy bacon coated in ghost-pepper-spiked dark chocolate, along with cinnamon-sugar coated almonds (toasted in ghost-pepper bacon grease) for crunch. Behold: Fire-Eaters’ Chocolate Bacon Chocolate Almond Swirl Ice Cream, a/k/a Gluttony.
Even people who don’t like spicy foods have given it insane reviews. We are thinking about offering at the next local festival. We’re happy to offer samples (although we cannot ship it without creating a mess)… so let us know if you’d like to try it! We’d love your feedback.
The Fire Eaters are on their way to the Calgary Stampede. The Stampede will offer unique food goodies such as scorpion pizza, tequila french fries, tater tots with tamarind and yogurt, pork belly wrapped in bacon, and crocodile sliders, just to name a few. We
promise to eat our way through Canada and report back with our finds!
Looking for something different to bring to the holiday picnic this year? What about stuffed habaneros? Higher in natural sugars than jalapeños, ripe habaneros offer a sweeter taste and a better bite. If you want to bring down the heat factor, moreover, consider soaking the peppers in vinegar (see our earlier post on reducing heat) and go extra light on mixing in the meat of the pepper (that’s the O-spot – it carries the most heat of any part of the pepper). Then, just enjoy, and tell ‘em it came from the FireEaters. Have a happy and safe one! XOXO, Rapid Fire and the Girl on Fire
Having just returned from my 20th reunion from Brandeis University (don’t say it!), we were seeking out spicy food challenges in the Mass area. We didn’t have time, but if you do, check them out and get back to us: China Blossom (spicy egg rolls); Rose Alley Alehouse (most hot wings in 20 minutes); DJ’s Sports Pub in Hyannis (wings); and Vito’s in Boston (wings). http://www.fire-eaters.us @dkambertodd @fireeaters1