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Hot Sauce 101 – The Top Eight Hot Sauces in the U.S. and How to {Really} Enjoy Them.

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Hot Sauce 101 – The Top Eight Hot Sauces in the U.S. and How to {Really} Enjoy Them.

{Disclaimer: This is the opinion of a hot sauce aficionado and self-proclaimed spice-o-holic. 30 years of experience in the hot sauce tasting industry went into determining the accuracy of this post.}

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Hot Sauce 101

Although most wine enthusiasts would frown upon it, you could probably pair a filet mignon with a glass of Chardonay. But why would you do that, when you could have a much more pleasant taste experience by drinking a Cabernet Sauvignon instead? You might be asking yourself: What does wine have to do with hot sauce? After years of extensive research I’ve found that the best way to enjoy a flavorful hot sauce is to pair it with the right foods. And while you could put the same hot sauce on chicken that you would put on your eggs, your meal experience wouldn’t be as tasty. Like wine, the flavor options in hot sauces are endless, so how do you know which one to pick? Well, that would depend on what you’re gonna eat. Read the rest of this entry

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Flavor of the Week – Meal Ideas

Start this week off with some fresh new meal ideas. Whether you’re looking to eat more veggies, try new ingredients or need a comforting soup for lunch, here are some delicious and simple ideas of my own and other recipes around cyberspace. Try the Greek-style quesadillas with a side of Fideo Soup. Trust me, you won’t get bored with the leftovers.

Have a delicious week!

Mexican Inspired Salad – Try this spicy creamy lime dressing on this or any other salad for a change! Recipe source: A Taste of One’s Own.

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