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Sriracha Chemistry: How Hot Sauces Perk Up Your Food And Your Mood
From NPR's The Salt - What's on Your Plate February 24, 2014
Anyone who has ever drizzled, doused or — heck — drenched their food with Sriracha knows the hot sauce can make almost any dish taste better. But could these spicy condiments also make us a little happier? [MORE]