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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

Spicy Potato Twister

Big Al's Boiled Crawfish

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

Hotter-Than-Hell Sliders

The Bloody Joe

EATS! Midwest BLT with 5-Pepper Sauce

Pasta Tunisiano


Tomasita's Green Chile

The Grease Fire

Q's Seoul Bulgogi and Kimchi

Dragon Toes

Thai Place Phad Thai Chicken Thai Hot

Lampuca "Sicilian Fish Stew"

Diablo Pasta with Bacon Wrapped Shrimp

Super 5 Star Roll with Shut Up Sauce

Cebiche Anconero

Il Diavolo Pizza

Curry Goat

Inferno Soup

Hellfire Sauce