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This could possibly be one of my favorite celebrated days of the year that I had no idea existed!! International Hot and Spicy Food Day!!!
For one red-hot day a year, the world’s chili heads, heat-seekers and extreme eaters can take their passion to extremes. International Hot and Spicy Foods Day sparks a wildfire of events, from habanero-eating challenges to fancy-dress contests and cook-offs of popular recipes. Among serious aficionados, it also re-kindles the great debate: which chili pepper tops the official Scoville heat scale? Leave your guess in the comments and we will reveal the correct answer on Monday, 1/18!