Men, Last Longer with Capsaicin!

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Hello Dave,This will probably be one of the stranger questions you’ve had, but it’s entirely serious! I have a problem with premature ejaculation. A doctor prescribed me Prozac and that worked quite well but I didn’t like the idea of being on a drug that affected my brain, so I stopped. Lately I’ve been eating one habanero daily, partly for …

Bugs in Chiles

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Hi Dave:Have you ever heard/ seen insects getting into commercially dried chiles? I thought the dried chiles would inhibit any bugs but I just opened a commercially sealed package of dried chiles and there were what looked like webs attached to the chile pods and weird "stuff" in the package. I’ve never seen such a thing before. I know pasta …

Extra Strength Capsaicin Cream

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Dave,Where can I get capsaicin cream at more than usual .1% strength? I need something strong against the leg pain. Which company makes the stuff?Thanks,BudHello Bud:Most companies take the safe road, with relatively low strength cream. I would advise that you make your own–it’s quite easy and you can adjust the heat to your liking.Infused Habanero Salve2 tablespoons habanero powder …

Bottle Collecting

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Dave:I have an E.R. Durkee bottle that has a date on the bottom of it 04-17-1877, and it is in perfect condition. Is this bottle worth anything?Hello Larry:There were several different products in Durkee bottles at that time, and the bottles all had different shapes. I would imagine that it is worth something to a bottle collector. If you send …

Smoking with Cedar?

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Dave,A coupla questions regarding smoking woods. I read your smoking page and you advised not to smoke with construction lumber (for obvious reasons), but what about cedar (since cedar planks are used for cooking fish)? Before I burn them in my outdoor firepit, I’d like to know if the cedar cutoffs from my decking project are appropriate for smoking. The …