[1] Smile Farms sells red and green varieties of hot sauce(both photoa © Smile Farms. [2] The first step is planting the seeds.   Heat with Heart hot sauce is a feel-good stocking stuffer or party favor. The red and green hot sauce varieties are composed entirely of chile peppers grown by Smile Farmers. Smile […]

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August 19th is National Hot & Spicy Food Day. Some like it hot, and those people will love a Weak Knees Sriracha Sauce Gift Set from Brooklyn Kitchen. It features all three of the company’s Sriracha sauces: Curry Sriracha, Gochujang Sriracha, and Super Spicy Sriracha. Beautifully packaged with a Bushwick Kitchen dish towel, the box […]

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July 9th is Argentina’s Independence Day, Día de la Independencia. The independence of Argentina from Spain was declared on July 9th, 1816. Celebrate with this blender chimichurri sauce recipe and your favorite grilled food. Chimichurri (chih-mee-CHOO-ree) is Argentina’s national condiment. In Spanish, it’s a salsa (each Latin American country has its own salsa recipes). In […]

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[1] No matter what cut of steak you’re cooking, a homemade steak sauce adds palate excitement (photo © Tom’s Kitchen Chelsea). [2] More restaurants are slicing the steak in the kitchen, making it easier for the diner to cut bite-size pieces (photo © Barbacoa | Boise). [3] How about a sliced porterhouse (photo © The […]

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Staying in for Halloween? Want a quick and easy Halloween dinner? Here’s an idea from our colleague Hannah Kaminsky of Bittersweet Blog. She made her own black pasta, and used canned pumpkin as the base for the sauce underneath. Her recipe is vegan, but we took an easier approach: We purchased the squid-ink pasta. Then, […]

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With summer grilling on the mind, how about a beer-based barbecue sauce? Rufus Teague has just launched them. The company sells a high-end line of eight craft barbecue sauces, including two that are sugar-free and Keto friendly. (The company uses the BBQ spelling; The Nibble uses barbecue.) Now there are three more to add to […]

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[1] Maker’s Mark Burnt Ends barbecued brisket (photos #1, #2 and #3 © Sam’s Club). [2] A popular way to serve burnt ends. [3] A two-pound package is $ 19.98. [4] Be sure to include a side of coleslaw (photo © Ildi | Panther Media)… [5] …and baked beans. Here’s the recipe (photo © Delallo). […]

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[1] Tomato sauce has so many uses beyond pasta. Here, its shakshouka, a spicy egg dish (all photos © Jar Goods). [2] Jar Goods sauces are non-GMO, gluten free, and three of the four are vegan. [3] Jar Goods sauces are thick enough to top pizza. [4] How about trying something different, like pappardelle—a wider […]

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