The International Association of Culinary Professionals’ (IACP) Cookbook Awards took place this Sunday in Washington, DC. Dave’s Precious Cargo: How Foods from the Americas Changed the World was a finalist in the Culinary History category.
Much like Godzilla, the National Fiery Foods Show has gone back to sleep after wreaking a little havoc. Both show up briefly, set things ablaze, and then leave. Both take place in cities with great food. Both have made at least 26 appearances.
The 2015 Fiery Foods Show is in my rear view mirror but product reviews are where my real fun begins. I was going to say “work” instead of “fun.” That would be lying, though. Tasting and experimenting with the 26 sauces, rubs, and more that came back with me from the show is far closer to grown-up kindgergarten than digging a ditch.
One highlight of every Fiery Foods Show is the DISC-IT giveaway. That’s when DISC-IT founder and front man Nevin Montano draws the name of one lucky entrant to take home a brand new DISC-IT grill. This year’s winner was Evan Nevarez of Roswell, NM. He couldn’t make it back to the show so his brother picked it up for him. This wasn’t DISC-IT’s only big news from the 2015 National Fiery Foods and Barbecue Show, though.
Super Bowl Sunday is closing fast. Instead of blorping some store-bought standard salsa into a dipping bowl, why not take a little time for a custom job? Here are three articles from our Fiery Foods and Barbecue Super Site for doing that, complete with recipes.
Steve Seaborn, producer of the NYC Hot Sauce Expo, has announced the establishment of the Hot Sauce Hall of Fame, and will induct five industry leaders under the heading of “Lifetime Achievement Award.”
We are all speaking about superhot peppers in general and the ‘Carolina Reaper’ specifically…