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It’s National Paella Day!

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Today is national Paella day, and if you’ve never had a chance to try this famous Spanish dish, it’s the perfect time. Paella is perhaps one of Spain’s best-known dishes, originating in the Valencia region, now recognized as one of the national dishes of Spain.

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Lovin’ the Looftlighter

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In every issue of Burn! Magazine, we’ll tell you about great new products. Contributing Editor Mark Masker had way too much fun testing out the Looftlighter. His review is below. Read more of Mark’s ravings in the April issue by clicking here. “It’s not as clumsy or random as a blaster. It’s an elegant weapon, from a more civilized age.” …

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Those Mayans Are Really Worth Their Salt

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  Rick Grice of Maya Natural Sea Salt is working with local Guatemalans to build a sustainable modern commercial salt industry. His company—based in Centennial, CO—is the first to import sea salt from Guatemala to the U.S. The video shows some of this year’s salt harvest being collected into “volcanoes” from the evaporation ponds (called “patios”), which will be processed …

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Need Weird Mexican Food Products? MexGrocer to the Rescue!

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Need some achiote to sprinkle on the nopalitos in your comal? Look no further than  MexGrocer.com. When you run across a tasty new recipe with foreign-sounding Latin ingredients, you can cook it the way it was meant to be, thanks to MexGrocer’s huge inventory of really neat products. Their tagline reads “Bringing Hard-to-find Authentic Mexican Products to Your Door.” And …

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Nachos with Cheese Curds…Hold the Whey!

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After the National Fiery Foods & BBQ Show, I always end up with fantastic products that I just can’t resist bringing home, even though an entire cabinet of my kitchen is dedicated to spicy condiments of all types. Sometimes the product isn’t something you’d really expect to find at a spicy food event, but that’s the wonder of this great …