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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 … Read more

The Bronx Greenmarket Hot Sauce label

The Bronx Greenmarket Hot Sauce Review

Let’s cut to the cool stuff first: The Bronx Greenmarket Hot Sauce is made from serrano peppers grown in community gardens in The Bronx. Your purchase of this sauce directly supports those community gardens. Pretty rad. And a great idea … 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 … 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 … 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 … 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 … 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 … 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 … Read more

Ostrich medallians cooking on a braai_close-up

Braai: The Iconic Barbecue Of Southern Africa

It’s pronounced like “try” – just drop the ‘t’ for a ‘b’. Bry. And perhaps more than any other national emblems – flags, anthems, currencies, languages – braai is the defining symbol of southern Africa. It’s far more than a … Read more

August 2020 Giveaway! Torchbearer Sauces Best Sellers 3-Pack

Our August 2020 giveaway features a real tasty extra-spicy hot sauce and some of its friends. It’s the Torchbearer Sauce’s Best Sellers 3-Pack, featuring 1.7 ounce bottles of their Garlic Reaper Sauce (which we recently reviewed and loved), Zombie Apocalypse … Read more