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Spicy Bacon Wrapped Water Chestnuts

Web Peppers - Wednesday, October 17, 2018


  • 2 (8-ounce) cans whole water chestnuts, drained
  • 1/2 cup soy sauce
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 pound bacon, cut into thirds
  • 1/3 cup mayo
  • Porcus Original Gourmet Bacon Hot Sauce
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • toothpicks
Whisk soy sauce and brown sugar in a medium bowl. Add water chestnuts and marinate for 1 hour.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Lightly spray a large baking sheet with cooking spray.
Discard the marinade and wrap a piece of bacon around each water chestnut. Secure with a toothpick.
Place on baking sheet and bake for 20 minutes.
Remove baking sheet from oven. Turn oven to broil. Brush the tops of each bacon wrapped water chestnut with Porcus Bacon Hot Sauce. Broil for a few minutes, until browned and crispy.
To make sauce, stir together mayonnaise, 1/4 cup Porcus Bacon Hot Sauce, and cayenne pepper in a small bowl.

Ghost Scream Hot Slow Cooker Ham and Beans

Store Peppers - Wednesday, September 12, 2018

1 pound navy beans (or Great Northern beans)
1 large onion, diced (about 1 ¾ cup)
3 celery stalks, diced (about 1 cup)
1 medium carrot, diced (about ½ cup)
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 bay leaf
1 large smoked ham hock (or ham bone)
1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
1 cup chopped ham
Salt and pepper, to taste
Soak the beans in water (the water should rise a few inches above the beans) overnight. Drain beans before ready to cook. Add the beans, onions, celery, carrots, garlic, bay leaf and ham hock to the slow cooker. Fill the slow cooker with water until just barely covering the beans. Cover and slow cook for 5 ½ -6½ hours on high, or 7 ½ -8½ hours on low until beans have softened and begin to fall apart. Remove the ham hock or bone from the slow cooker and strip off any meat. Chop and add the meat to the slow cooker along with the Italian seasoning, remaining chopped ham, Ghost Scream Hot Sauce, salt and pepper. Cover and cook for another 30 minutes.
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Marie Sharp’s Beware Spicy Corn & Black Bean Salad

Christina Toomey - Thursday, March 16, 2017


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 4 cups corn kernels
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons fajita seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 (15 ounce) can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1/2 cup chopped green onion
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and diced, or to taste
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon Marie Sharp’s Beware Comatose Heat Level Habanero Pepper Sauce
  • salt to taste (optional)


Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Cook and stir corn, fajita seasoning, and black pepper in the hot oil until corn is lightly browned, 6 to 8 minutes. Remove from heat and set aside to cool. Mix corn mixture, black beans, red bell pepper, green onion, jalapeno pepper, Marie Sharp’s Beware Comatose Heat Level Habanero Pepper Sauce, cilantro, lime juice, orange juice, and salt together in a bowl; cover and refrigerate at least 1 hour before serving.

Zombie Repellent Black Bean Salsa

Christina Toomey - Thursday, March 16, 2017


  • 1 (15 ounce) can black-eyed peas
  • 1 (15 ounce) can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 (15 ounce) can whole kernel corn, drained
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1 tablespoon Zombie Repellent Apocalyptic Hot Sauce
  • 1/2 cup chopped green bell pepper
  • 1 (4 ounce) can diced jalapeno peppers
  • 1 (14.5 ounce) can diced tomatoes, drained
  • 1 cup Italian-style salad dressing
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt



In a medium bowl, combine black-eyed peas, black beans, corn, onion, green bell pepper, jalapeno peppers, Zombie Repellent Apocalyptic Hot Sauce and tomatoes. Season with Italian-style salad dressing and garlic salt; mix well. Cover, and refrigerate overnight to blend flavors.

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