FATHER’S DAY GIFT: Hot Sauce From Bumblefoot

These hot sauces rock. Photo by Elvira Kalviste | THE NIBBLE.   Looking for something special for Dad? If he’s a Guns n’ Roses fan, how about a line of hot sauces recently launched by the band’s lead guitarist, Ron “Bumblefoot” Thal? The guitarist partnered with the CaJohns Fiery Foods, an Ohio-based hot sauce manufacturer,…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Hot Sauce Ice Cream Cocktail Shake

Photo courtesy Jimador Tequila.   Today’s tip concerns thinking outside the box. Have you ever had ice cream and hot sauce? If it sounds strange, try this cocktail from El Jimador Tequila. Ratchet up the heat on Cinco de Mayo with a “hot” ice cream cocktail. The recipe includes ice cream, coffee liqueur, tequila, mango…
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PRODUCT: Tabasco Reserve Pepper Sauce (Grab It While You Can)

Tabasco has been a table staple since 1868, when the McIlhenny Company first produced it (read the story). Over the past few years, the company has expanded its line beyond Original Red Tabasco to Green, Garlic, Habanero and Chipotle Tabasco and Sweet & Spicy Sauce. Few people know of a seventh product that the company…
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TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Big Papi En Fuego Gourmet Hot Sauce

One of the challenges of the food-writing profession is that, to do a really good job of it, you’ve got to taste everything straight off the spoon. Even hot sauce. Otherwise, the flavor of the bread, chicken or other food you’re using as a base gets in the way. Tasting soy sauce from the spoon…
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