• An easy-peasy breakfast that can be enjoyed any time of day and thrown together in less than 45 minutes. The key to an easy-to-serve frittata is a cast-iron or an oven-safe nonstick pan. YIELD 6–8 servings PREP TIME 5 minutes ZEST FACTOR medium COOK TIME...

  • We’re deviating from the true definition of carbonara, but still using the principles of the pasta sauce by using spicy chorizo and topping it all off with a sunny-side-up egg. The end result is perfect for breakfast, brunch and dinner. YIELD 4 servings ZEST FACTOR...

  • Rancho Pescadero in the artsy, laid-back beach town of Todos Santos, Mexico is hosting a fun and food-filled Guest Chef Series over July 6-9 for foodies around the world. Nestled on a pristine beach of the Pacific Ocean an hour north of Cabo San Lucas...

  • Boxed macaroni and cheese has evolved into its own food category; just take a look at the many options lining grocery store shelves. Here, we opted for a box of white cheddar with garlic and herbs, but any will do. YIELD 4–6 servings ZEST FACTOR...

  • This recipe is designed to be a meal, but you can make it into a bite-sized hors d’oeuvre if you use smaller mushrooms and cut the cooking time in half. Either way, they’ll be a hit! YIELD 4 servings ZEST FACTOR Medium PREP TIME 10...

  • Cook everything on one large sheet pan to make prep time and cleanup a breeze. Feel free to use any vegetables you like, but we suggest choosing ones that will reach your desired doneness in time with the crispy salmon. YIELD 4 servings ZEST FACTOR...

  • Surprising cooking fact: When used as a marinade, beer neutralizes cancer-causing carcinogens from burnt meat. Be sure to check out the upcoming December edition of CHILE PEPPER for more fun facts about beer.

  • This recipe is from our Latin Issue 2014 This easy-to-make hot sauce is a traditional Puerto Rican dinnertime staple. It’s quick to prep and very customizable. Try our version for starters!   Yield 16 ounces Zest Factor hot Prep Time 10 minutes, plus 2 days...

  • In case you’ve been living under a rock and didn’t know – the new world’s hottest chile pepper according to the Guinness book of World Records is Smokin’ Ed’s Carolina Reaper. This pepper comes in at a high heat level of  2.2 million SHU. http://www.guinnessworldrecords.com/world-records/1/hottest-chili...