Consuming Fires Smoked Jalapeño Sauce

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Consuming Fires Sauces & Seasonings is a micro-business producing small batch, lightly smoked hot sauce. Launched in early 2014, Chef Ron and Teresa Jones have created Smoked Jalapeño, Smoked Habanero, and Smoked Andouille sauces. Consuming Fires: Smoked Hot Sauces I'm so excited to tell … [Read more...]

Bowers PA Chile Pepper Festival 2014

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This past weekend was the 19th Annual Bowers Chile Pepper Festival. My sources say there were between 12,000 - 14,000 visitors this year! For the first time in the past 5 years we missed attending... Thankfully, our good friend Captain Jim Kirk of Captain Jim's Sauces was there and graciously … [Read more...]

Tabasco Sriracha – A First Look

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Did Tabasco come up with a Sriracha sauce worthy of the legend that is Sriracha? Or is this a Sriracha sauce that is worthy of the legend that is Tabasco? Tabasco Sriracha Sauce According to the label, McIlhenny Co. Tabasco Brand Premium Sriracha Thai Chili Sauce is the official name of … [Read more...]

Hot Sauce Hall of Fame at NYC Hot Sauce Expo 2015

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For Immediate Release: August 12, 2014 Inaugural Hot Sauce Hall of Fame at NYC Hot Sauce Expo 2015 Steve Seabury, owner of High River Sauces and the organizer of the NYC Hot Sauce Expo, will present to the world the official Hot Sauce Hall of Fame Foundation. The Hot Sauce Hall of Fame will … [Read more...]

Brian gets new hip – but no income

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Total Hip Replacement Surgery! Woo-hoo! Not! After total hip replacement surgery on Tues Aug 5th, 2014, my multi-week recovery period will occur with no income for myself or Marilyn, as she stays home to help with my therapy and recovery. With apologies to our newest subscribers, Suz, Sara, Bigg … [Read more...]

Biggest Giveaway Ever for Draper’s BBQ fans

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Huge giveaway from Draper's BBQ! Everything you need to be a Pit Master in your backyard or at the next BBQ Competition! We've been posting and talking about Draper's BBQ rubs and sauces for a while now. But this is big! Win a boatload of BBQ awesome! In the 7 years we've been … [Read more...]

710 Dat’s My Sauce Datil Pepper Sauce Review

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Unique to St. Augustine, Florida, the Datil pepper is both sweet and spicy and can range from medium hot to fairly hot. A quick Google search turns up less than a dozen Datil sauces, so it's both unique and rare, as hot sauces go. 710 Dat's My Sauce Datil Pepper Sauce 710 Dat's My Sauce … [Read more...]

Flyboy’s Salsa review

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Why should you order salsa online? You can easily go to any grocery store and pick up Pace, or Tostidos, or even Chi-Chi's... the list goes on and on. But what you end up with is a "grocery store salsa". Mass produced with flavors and tastes that are bland and generic. Why should you order … [Read more...]

Lucky Dog’s new Dia del Perro hot sauce

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Dia del Perro, or "Day of the Dog" is a new salsa verde style hot sauce from the award-winning Lucky Dog Hot Sauce kitchen. This is no ordinary salsa verde (green sauce). Using serrano peppers, tomatillos, roasted garlic, and even chile tepin (bird's eye), creator Scott Zalkind adds his … [Read more...]

What is a BBQ Rub?

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What is a BBQ Rub and how do I use it? I get that question all the time from co-workers and friends. It seems that some folks either just don't understand rubs, or are afraid of them. What is a BBQ rub? Basically a "rub" is a blend of herbs and spices that add to or enhance a meat before, … [Read more...]

Sugar Hill Smokehouse Sweet and Tangy BBQ Sauce

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"Sugar Hill Smokehouse Sweet and Tangy BBQ Sauce is just the right mix to make you a pit master at your next BBQ. It's all natural with pure cane sugar and molasses for the sweet; we've added tomatoes, mustard and vinegar for the tangy." Sugar Hill Smokehouse Sweet and Tangy BBQ … [Read more...]