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Roger Mooking

Meet Roger Mooking, an award-winning musician and host of Cooking Channel's Everyday Exotic.

About the Show

For chefs Aarón Sánchez and Roger Mooking, Heat Seekers is a tongue-testing odyssey to discover the most deliciously spicy food across the country — and to figure out why these dishes are so fun to eat. From Los Angeles and Santa Fe to Miami and New Orleans, the dynamic duo discovers the secrets of spicy dishes of all kinds — from Mexican to Korean to Indian cuisine — and then subject themselves to a test of who can handle the heat. Indulging in spicy ceviche and flaming-hot cocktails, Roger and Aarón put their taste buds to the test, and the results are either tears of laughter or tears of pain — usually both.

About the Host

Aarón Sánchez

Aarón Sánchez is chef-partner of Johnny Sánchez, with locations in Baltimore and New Orleans. He is a judge on Food Network's hit series Chopped and the host of Cooking Channel's Emmy-nominated Taco Trip.

Most Popular Recipes

All Heat Seekers Recipes

Jamaican Jerk Chicken

Araya's Place Tom Yum Soup

Oyster Shooter

Lucky Devils Diablo Sauce

Il Diavolo Pizza

Tomasita's Red Chile

Sopapilla

Guisados' Cochinita Pibil Tacos

5 Alarm Sauce

Tomasita's Green Chile

Diablo Pasta with Bacon Wrapped Shrimp

Big Al's Boiled Crawfish

Bad Bart's Black Jambalaya

Atomic Ahi Poke (Spicy Ahi Poke with Chili Water)

Super 5 Star Roll with Shut Up Sauce

Voodoo Crawfish Enchiladas

Thai Place Phad Thai Chicken Thai Hot

Spicy Potato Twister

Dragon Toes

Cebiche Anconero

Lampuca "Sicilian Fish Stew"

Picadillo Chile Relleno

Easy Joe's Coconut Mousse Cake

Panna Cotta (Cooked Cream)

Kakawa's Mayan Chile Chocolate Elixir

Hotter-Than-Hell Sliders

Pollo Llora Hoy y Llora Manana (Chicken Cry Today, Cry Tomorrow)