First let me say I LIKE chili - but especially the flavors from chili other than just the heat.
The aroma from a Habanero is intoxicating - similarly with an Ancho, Guajillo, etc.
But now the simple heat from chili has seemed to have taken over the world. It's everywhere and in quantities that absolutely STIFLE other tastes. And peppers are being used that are devoid of any other taste than HEAT.
It's a big game on YouTube - who can show the most self-inflicted agony.
Capsicum in all its varieties has the effect of ENHANCING all kinds of other flavors - but you go over the tipping point - the result is simply a torture test.
The now ubiquitous Sriracha is not doing much to help the situation.
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