Baked Wahoo Bar-B-Q Pork Chops Bar-B-Que Cajun Shrimp Beef on the Spit
Beef or Venison Beef Stew Black Bean Chili Blackened Steak
Breakfast - Potato Casserole Cajun Rub Rib Eye Steak Cheeseburger Casserole Chicken Casserole
Chicken Deviled Chicken Maque Chuox Chicken Vindaloo Chipotle Rub & Garlic Mayonnaise
Chorizo-Black Beans-Rice Cobra Chili Copper Pennies Crab Bisque
Creole Jambalaya Crock Pot Pasta & Chicken Cuban Meal Deep Fried Turkey or Ham
Egg Muffins Eggplant Casserole Elmo's Fabulous Garlic Mayonnaise Elmo's Homemade Marinade
Elmo & Martha's Lowfat Pasta Elmo's Fiery Gumbo Elmo's Special Reserve Steak Fabulous Simple Dressing
Fancy Cream Potatoes French Toasted Egg Omelet Garbanzo Fireballs Garbanzo Salad
Green Bean Magic Grilled or Baked Chorizo Sausage Grilling Hot Wings or Ribs Grits Fiesta
Homemade Chalupa Homemade Marinade Hot Bar-B-Q Pork Chops Hot Grits Royal
Hot Hushpuppy or Hoecake Bread Hot Pickled Shrimp "Hot"  Wok Bar-B-Q Chicken Humas Dip
Italian Omelet talian Pasta Delight for Two Italian Spaghetti Jalapeño and Seafood Dip
Jalapeño Cornbread Jerk Chicken Low Glow Chipotle Stir-Fry Chicken & Shrimp Mex Chicken
Mexican Treat Montego Bay Omelet Navy Beans with Boudan Onion Cheese Toast
Outdoor Blackened Fish Oven Fried Chicken Oyster Pie Oysters Casino (or Clams)
Pepper Chili with Pork Rice & Egg Stir-Fry Omelet Pinto Pizza Pork & Shrimp Jambalaya
Potato Stew Red Chile Pepper Linguini Roast Beef Salmon Cakes
Salmon Stuffed Bell Pepper Salsa and Red Bean Soup Sauerkraut and Pork Chops Sausage Casserole
Seafood Fajita Seafood Bisque Seafood Casserole Seafood Gumbo
Seafood Salad Shrimp & Boudan Sausage Grits Shrimp Bourbon Shrimp Creole
Shrimp Fettuccini "Elmo" Shrimp Potato Casserole Shrimp Scampi Simple Jamaican Jerk Fried Chicken
Sirloin Fettuccini Skettifetti Snap Bean-Cauliflower Casserole Southern Fried Chicken
Southwest Chili Southwest Dip Spicy Italian Garlic Meatballs Spicy Thick Onion Soup
Steak Elmo Stewed Tomatoes with Okra Stir Fry Chicken & Shrimp Stir-Fry Pork with Vegetables
Stir-Fry Shrimp & Flounder Stir-Fry Vegetables Stuffed Bell Pepper Soup Stuffed Bell Peppers (with sausage)
Ten Hour Mushrooms Tex-Mex Fajitas (Beef or Chicken) Texas Style Chili Vindaloo Pasta
Wok Bar-B-Q Chicken X-Hot Cajun Hushpuppies X-Hot Chili-Spaghetti Zesty Italian Chicken Shish-Kabobs

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Peppers and Spices

             All chilies like bell pepper, paprika, cherry pepper, pimento, pepperoncini, anaheim, poblano, etc. are not hot.  These are used fresh daily in cooking.

            The wilder varieties on the other hand range from mild to Hot! Hot!  This is due to the fact that they contain a substance called capsaicinoids , the primary one of these is capsaicin.  Capsaicin is so hot that a single drop diluted in 100,000 drops of water will still blister the tongue.  

           Capsaicinoid content is measured in parts per million. These parts per million are converted into Scoville heat units, the industry standard for measuring a pepper's punch. One part per million is equal to 15 Scoville units. Bell peppers have a value of zero Scoville units, whereas habaneros -- the hottest peppers -- register a blistering 300,000 and up.

(Click here to see the Scoville heat units scale)

            When eating hot peppers or spices, do not reach for water when one of them sets you on fire.  Capsaicin is not water-soluble.  Water will only float the capsaicin and make it hotter and more concentrated and make the heat more intense.  Eat ice cream, potatoes or sour cream or drink milk.  Use anything that will absorb the heat.  Even a slice of bread has a cooling effect.

            The capsaicinoids are unique compared to other spicy substance such as mustard oil, black pepper, or ginger.  The capsaicin causes long lasting selective desensitization to the irritant pain by repeated doses of a low concentration or a single high concentrated dose.  This is familiar to most chill heads as an increased ability to eat hotter and hotter foods.

           Our Satan’s Breath® spices are blended from the finest peppers and spices.  Although we are unable to raise the spices we need, we use only the highest quality available.

Chef Elmo Barnes



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