I’ve been growing chile peppers for more than a quarter century now. One of my favorite ways to preserve them is to make my own Louisiana-style hot sauce.
The tabasco pepper is the best-known cultivar of this species, being the primary ingredient in the famous sauce that is now more than 125 years old.
Sriracha, wildfires, movie stars, and big anniversaries. That’s this week’s Hot News.
George Dickel Tennessee Whisky and McIlhenny Company’s TABASCO Brand Pepper Sauce have gone the Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup route.
I don’t know how you’re celebrating National Hot Sauce Day, but I’m working on a blueberry nasharab sauce for some chicken. I’ll post the results and review tomorrow. Meanwhile, I thought I’d share some history factoids from the early days of hot and spicy sauce for your amusement.
This Sunday, August 3rd, 60 Minutes is running a story on the billion dollar hot sauce industry we all know and love. The subject: the most famous hot sauce maker in the world, Tabasco. Here’s a link to a preview clip.
The next time Easter and April Fool’s fall on the same day, I’m going to wrap one of these as a Reese’s Peanut Butter Egg and give it to a certain buddy of mine as a “gift.” Asad Khan, owner of India Dining in Warlingham, UK applied some serious fire to the chocolate Easter egg this year. He used a ghost chile, a scotch bonnet and a habanero in the recipe.
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