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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

Big Al's Boiled Crawfish

Guisados' Cochinita Pibil Tacos

The Heater

5 Alarm Sauce

Il Diavolo Pizza

Three-Alarm Cruncher

Pasta Tunisiano

Pimento and Habenero Mac and Cheese

Hot as a Mutha Pasta

The Bloody Joe

Voodoo Crawfish Enchiladas

Framboise and Creole Cream Cheese Ice Cream Float

Inferno Soup

EATS! Midwest BLT with 5-Pepper Sauce

Hellfire Sauce

Zarda Bar-B-Q Creeper Beans

Spicy Potato Twister

Zarda Bar-B-Q Creeper Sauce


Tomasita's Green Chile

Tomasita's Red Chile

The Grease Fire

Nachos with BBQ Rubbed Corn Tortilla Chips and Home Team Death Relish

Causa Makki