9 Hot and Spicy Recipes to Warm You Up this Winter

by Rachael Ray Show Staff 5:27 PM, January 15, 2016

Rachael Ray Show

Aired January 15, 2016

It may be cold outside, but you can heat up your kitchen by whipping up any of these deliciously spicy dishes!

No. 1: Queso Dip Mac 'n Cheese

Mac and cheese that features all the flavors of queso dip? Yes, please!! And you can even eat it with tortilla chips! Amazing!

No. 2: Clinton Kelly’s Spicy Turkey Meatballs with Sweet Mango Glaze

These sweet and spicy little nuggets are the perfect party food! Set them out in a casserole dish, or put them on a platter with party toothpicks, they’ll be gone before you know it!

No. 3: Curtis Stone’s Spicy and Smoky Bloody Marys

Curtis Stone takes this Bloody Mary to the next level by using chipotle chili to spice it up. Your friends will love this!

No. 4: Eggs in Purgatory

This warm, comforting spicy egg dish from Scott Conant is a cheerful option for breakfast or dinner. Scott makes a complex, spicy red sauce, which he pours into serving dishes and adds poached eggs. He tops with parmesan cheese and then cooks in the oven under the broiler.

No. 5: Buffalo Joes with Blue Cheese and Carrot-Celery Slaw Relish

These buffalo "Joes" blend the flavors of wings with the sandwich delivery of a Sloppy Joe. Yum!

No. 6: Spicy Grapefruit Margarita Ice Pops

For this spicy alcoholic ice pop, start with jalapeno-infused tequila and add grapefruit juice and sugar. Freeze them into cone-shaped cups, then roll the finished pops in chili salt! Amazing!

No. 7: Andrew Zimmern’s Crispy Belly Bacon Sandwich with Jalapeño Jelly and Vinegar Slaw

Andrew Zimmern shows you how to take a slab of smokehouse bacon and cut thick, juicy slabs to fry as the base of your sandwich. He then adds a homemade vinegar slaw and jalapeno jelly and stacks in all on a chewy hot dog bun… We want this right now!

No. 8: Buffalo Cheeseball

A buffalo-wing-style cheeseball? Yes, please! This recipe combines cream cheese, sour cream, blue cheese, pretzels, cheddar, hot sauce and minced veggies for a creamy, tangy, spicy flavor explosion. Serve with carrots and celery sticks. Yum!

No. 9: Turkey Poppers Rellenos

This take on a combo of chile rellenos and jalapeno poppers features chiles stuffed with mashed potatoes, then topped with turkey, gravy and cheese. Delish!

Are you a fan of spicy food? Share below, and watch Curtis Stone make his Bloody Marys!