Unless it really hurts the first time
I’ll be the first to admit that I’m a spicy food wimp. I frequently tell servers that the spiciest food I can tolerate is mashed potatoes with the pepper flown overhead at 20 feet.
Yes, I’m that much of a wimp.
I do not believe food should hurt going in nor coming out.
Anything with a jalapeño waived in its general direction is usually not going to make it to my plate.
Now some spices do not trigger my strong aversion, curries, for example are…