Spicy Foods: Surefire Bets

Turn up the heat at your next bash with these spicy apps.

By Tracey Seaman and Diana Sturgis | Photography by Jonathan Kantor

candied ginger
Hot Chocolate Candied Ginger

Melt 1/4 cup chocolate chips in the microwave, then stir in another 1/4 cup chocolate chips and 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper until smooth. Place 8 ounces candied ginger slices on a wax-paper-lined baking sheet. Brush half of each slice with the melted chocolate and let set.

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