For some people like me, it's always oyster season, but for most people the arrival of warm weather means oyster time has arrived. There's nothing like sitting at an oceanside restaurant on a warm summer day and having some fresh oysters (with perhaps a few adult beverages too!). There are many popular toppings to put on oysters like lemon, horseradish, or a cocktail sauce. Among chili-heads the best topping for oysters is of course.... Hot Sauce! Here a few different types of Hot Sauces that pair really well with oysters.
Hot Sauces have been around since humans started eating chili peppers, and popular since someone figured out how good they taste. In fact, the Aztecs are known to be the first group to use chili peppers as long as 9000 years ago. They used the peppers not just for flavor, but for medicinal purposes and warfare (pepper spray).Read More
New Year's Resolutions lists are everywhere this time of year, and people are trying to find a few things to work on for next year. However, the problem with most New Year's Resolutions is that they are boring! Why don't you make sure you spice up 2017, and commit to a few of these New Year's Resolutions for Hot Sauce lovers.
It's not an advent calendar, but for Chileheads around the world it's a very important calendar! We have listed over 41 hot sauce and chile events in our 2016 Calendar, from over 3 different continents, 8 different counties and 18 different states.Read More
Each year craft hot sauces are chipping away at the market share of some larger hot sauce companies, and here are 10 reasons why!
In the south of Florida you will find this flavor, and the name is familiar. Locally the hot sauce and pepper taste is known by most, and there is even a festival for the pepper, but the name might not be recognized by most chilliheads. The pepper is the Datil pepper.Read More
How do hot sauce companies make their hot sauce? Often people think that it takes a culinary magician to make batch of Hot Sauce, but actually 90% of hot sauce makers have the same process including McIlhenny’s Tabasco sauce and Hoy Fong’s Sriracha. The process comes down to 5 basic steps, but depending on the crafter the complexity varies. Here are the 5 steps that even a novice cook can make.Read More