Five facts about spicy foods:

  1. People who love spicy food are called pyro-gourmaniacs.

  2. Christopher Columbus discovered chili peppers when he first visited the Americas in 1493.

  3. Garlic, chilies, onions, allspice, and oregano have all been proven to kill bacteria making food safer to consume.

  4. The best way to ease the burn of flaming hot peppers  is with cold milk or yogurt.