With so much going on the worlds of barbecue and hot sauce, I’m starting a weekly news department to keep track of events and products you might want to know about. This is the first go-around so I’m keeping it short and sweet as we build up content.
Paul McIlhenny, CEO and Chairman of the Board of McIlhenny Company, passed away on Saturday, February 23, 2013, at the age of 68. A sixth-generation member of the family to live on Avery Island and fourth-generation member to produce Tabasco brand Original Red Sauce, Mr. McIlhenny joined McIlhenny Company in 1967 and directly oversaw the production and quality of all products sold under the Tabasco brand for 13 years.
This just in! Dave DeWitt’s Chile Trivia won the Best Gardening Book category at the 2012 New Mexico-Arizona Book Awards! If you haven’t ordered your copy yet, better get after it.
TABASCO Nation® was created “for those looking for exceptional flavors, new and interesting food pairings, and a chance to express their passion for TABASCO®.” It’s also a place to win free stuff, which is always good.
My latest publication, entitled “Popular Plates: Fiery Foods” is now available on all the major newsstands in the U.S., including Barnes & Noble, Home Depot, Borders, Costco–all the big box stores. The publisher, Source Interlink Media has printed 200,000 copies, which is by far the largest print run of any of my publications. Essentially, this is a book in magazine …
Dear Burn! Reader: We have made the decision to discontinue Burn! as a stand-alone digital magazine. We’re going to be continuing Burn! as a blog at www.burn-blog.com, and will be moving feature-length material to the Fiery Foods & BBQ SuperSite at www.fiery-foods.com. The SuperSite is undergoing a major redesign and retooling, and we feel it makes more sense to keep …
Click here to read the current issue. Take a look at this video message from Burn! Publisher Dave DeWitt, as he cooks with Chef Ethan Diness and talks about some of the stories coming in future issues of Burn! Magazine for Lovers of Peppers, Smoke, and Sauce.