Thursday, March 03, 2011
Everclear For Hot-Heads?
My wife offered a bowl of her chili to a contractor at our house yesterday - because that's what her Italian family does, they feed contractors!
He was warned that it was on the spicy side but responded with a laugh.
Contractor - Hah! I use Pure Cap in mine.
Contractor - It's so hot you need to sign a waiver to buy it....Have to use an eyedropper to measure it....I use only 2 drops.
Pure Cap is short for pure capsaicin - "...Severe over-exposure to pure capsaicin can result in death; the lethal dose (LD50 in mice) is 47.2 mg/kg." (Wikipedia)
I do like spicy food but this sounds a little masochistic!