When the weather gets cold, the dishes gets hot. Not just pleasant slow-cooker meals and other comfort food, but the spiciest recipes we could get our hands on. Hope you like cayenne pepper, jalapeños, Asian chili paste and sriracha, ’cause tonight, it’s on!

Now hit the recipes section and pick out a nice cooling side dish, like carrot-cucumber raita. You’ll need it.

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