CHICAGO - JULY 22: Jalapeno peppers sit on a counter top July 22, 2008 in Chicago, Illinois. Mexican-grown Jalapeno peppers are now suspected to be responsible for a nationwide salmonella outbreak once thought to be caused from tomatoes that has sickened thousands and killed two people since April. (Photo Illustration by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Do already have plans this weekend?

Do you like it when your food makes you sweat and cry?

Then this hot sauce festival in Hampton NH on Saturday might be right up your alley!

Plus, a real Guinness Book World Record holder will be there attempting to break a world record!

Are there benefits to eating hot peppers? According to an article on, there are!

Here’s a summary of some of the benefits from the article:

Eating hot peppers can be beneficial to ulcers because peppers reduce acidity.

Hot peppers can promote a healthy heart by, among other things, dilating the blood vessels aiding in blood flow.

Hot peppers can mitigate migraines by changing the focus of the pain. They can also have a pain relieving affect on joint pain, shingles and other types of discomfort.

And it’s long been known that eating spicy peppers increase metabolism and can promote weight loss.

Of course on the flip side, your body could have a negative reaction to consuming a very hot pepper and you could become nauseous or even vomit which could irritate your esophagus. (Read more HERE)

If you want to see if the Guinness Book of World Record for most Carolina reapers ever eaten gets broken, this is the weekend and here’s where it could happen:

New England Hot Sauce Fest

The New England Hot Sauce Fest is a celebration of Craft Hot Sauce focusing on New England and Northeast makers.

And  here’s some spice for your summer barbeque!

10 Summer Cookout Sauces for Every Spice Level

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