Johnny McLaughlin Chef / Owner of Heartbreaking Dawns to Appear on Chopped on Food Network

One of the most creative individuals in the hot sauce business today is Johnny McLaughlin of Heartbreaking Dawns Artisan Foods.
This is a reminder that Johnny will be appearing on Food Network’s Chopped this Tuesday, January 3rd, at 10PM Eastern / 9PM Central time. Set your DVR’s and Tivos now folks!

Johnny McLaughlin of Heartbreaking Dawns

Johnny McLaughlin of Heartbreaking Dawns

Johnny McLaughlin is a well known and highly respected chef and hot sauce creator that began his Heartbreaking Dawns company just under 2 years ago. Johnny and his wife, Nicole started out with only 3 hot sauces, and have since grown their product line to over 50 items.

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Heartbreaking Dawns Datil Pepper Ribs at Oct 2010

I visited’s store this past weekend to see Johnny McLaughlin and Nicole Ramsperger of Heartbreaking Dawns. They were sampling their sauces on ribs, chili, scalloped potatoes and mac and cheese.

Chip Hearn and Christina Eastburn of came up with a great strawberry / balsamic vinegar / Dijon mustard rib glaze using Heartbreaking Dawns Datil Pepper Trail Preserves for this demo.


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Their unique line of sauces, seasonings and preserves, as sampled on cooked foods really encouraged the public attending this demo to buy their sauces.

Visit Heartbreaking Dawns Site now to shop and use the coupon code “hotsaucedaily’ for savings!