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Aka Miso Ghost Reaper Hot Sauce Giveaway

April 2021 Giveaway! Aka Miso Ghost-Reaper Hot Sauce

It’s that time again – raffle time! Our April 2021 giveaway is Bravado Spice Company’s Aka Miso Ghost-Reaper Hot Sauce. We’re raffling off three bottles of this “umami bomb” of a hot sauce – three winners, one bottle each. Aka Miso Ghost-Reaper is a near … Read more

Howler Monkey Hot Sauces

March 2021 Giveaway! Howler Monkey Gift Set

Happy near-spring to all! It’s time for our March giveaway! This month we’re giving away a Howler Monkey Hot Sauce gift set. It includes Howler Monkey Original Sauce (which we recently reviewed), plus its Hot, Amarillo, and Verde sauces. If you enjoy Peruvian-style hot sauces, … Read more

The Pepper Plant Hot Sauce 4-Pack

February 2021 Giveaway! The Pepper Plant Hot Sauce 4-Pack

Welcome to our February giveaway! This month, it’s The Pepper Plant Hot Sauce 4-Pack. It features the Original California Style (which we recently reviewed), along with Chunky Garlic, Chipotle, and Extra-Hot Habanero sauces. The giveaway starts today, February 16, 2021 and ends on Wednesday, February … Read more

Hot Sauce Variety Pack by Yellowbird

January 2021 Giveaway! Hot Sauce Variety Pack By Yellowbird

Welcome to our first giveaway of 2021! This month it’s a total world of spicy from Yellowbird. Their hot sauce variety pack covers a wide variety of heat: Jalapeño, Serrano, Blue Agave Sriracha, Habanero, and Ghost Pepper. Wowsa. One winner will get all five to … Read more

Minorcan Mikes Datil Pepper Sauce Pack

December 2020 Giveaway! Minorcan Mike’s Gift Pack

We return to a favorite with our December giveaway. Our friends over at Minorcan Mike’s have provided an awesome gift pack of their tasty datil pepper goodies. It features their datil pepper sauce, salsa, mustard, and jelly. Now that’s a gift pack that has you … Read more

Gringo Bandito Classic Hot Sauce Set

November 2020 Giveaway! Gringo Bandito Classic Variety Pack

It’s giveaway time once again! We recently reviewed Gringo Bandito Original Hot Sauce, so let’s enjoy their classic variety pack: Original, Super-Hot, Green, and Spicy Yellow are all here. If you love yourself some Tex-Mex, this is a hot sauce set that you want to … Read more

Is Spicy A Flavor

Fact Or Fiction: Is Spicy A Flavor?

What we call taste is a collection of different senses that includes smell, mouthfeel, and temperature. There are five basic tastes and everything we perceive as flavor is a combination of those tastes. We detect tastes via papillae on the tongue most of which are … Read more

How To Ripen Peppers Off The Vine

The Best Ways To Ripen Peppers Off The Vine

You may find yourself needing to ripen peppers off the vine if you are a gardener who has had to pick all their peppers at the end of the season. The situation may also arise if you can only find green peppers in your local … Read more

Dat’l Hook Ya Datil Pepper Sauce Set

October 2020 Giveaway! Dat’l Hook Ya Sauce Set

Boy, we really love a little Dat’l Hook Ya Datil Pepper Sauce? How much? The original currently tops our hot sauce list. This datil pepper sauce is good. Real good. Be sure to check out the video review and full review via the links below, … Read more

September 2020 Giveaway! Mole “Holy Trinity” Pack

If you love Mexican peppers, you’re going to love this month’s giveaway. Our Mole “Holy Trinity” Pack features three spicy Mexican chili powders: ancho, guajillo, and pasilla powders. Each is part of the “holy trinity” of spices used in many traditional Mexican mole recipes. And … Read more