Cooking with Hot Sauce for Vegetarians

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Cooking with Hot Sauce for Vegetarians. Recently my son looked at me and said, “If I can’t get a puppy for my birthday, can I get a deep fryer?”  He had wings for dinner at a restaurant the night before and he was eager to recreate them at home,  My heart twisted a bit at his request, as our house had recently … Read More

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Chili Peppers

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You love cooking with our delicious sauces, even those made with the hottest peppers, but how much do you know about this spicy fruit? (That’s right, chili peppers are a fruit.) Impress your friends and family at your next barbecue by busting out one of these 5 facts about peppers (and with your grilling skills, of course).

Odd Food Items to Add Hot Sauce To

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We all know someone who adds hot sauce to nearly everything, right? Hot sauce on eggs, Mexican and Asian dishes and potatoes are a given, but there are definitely more unusual uses. While some are downright cringe-worthy (hot sauce on Oreos, anyone?), others deserve a try. For instance, hot sauce is absolutely divine on popcorn. The soft, buttery popcorn flavor skyrockets … Read More

Understanding America’s Love Affair with Hot Sauce

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Americans love their hot sauce. Between 2000 and 2013, the U.S. hot sauce market has grown 150 percent. This growth comes in spite of the fact that the hot sauce industry does very little advertising. The fact that nearly all of this growth has happened organically is impressive. So what has fueled America’s love affair with the hot?

Hot Sauces and Really Hot Sauces

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There may be infinite types of different hot sauces, especially when you start to add unique ingredients and flavors. Hot Sauces can be put on virtually anything, chips, hamburgers, tacos, popcorn, and everything else you can think of. Similar to beer and wine, there are a few basic types that usually go better with certain types of foods. The main … Read More