Category Archives: USA

Biggest Giveaway Ever for Draper’s BBQ fans

Huge giveaway from Draper’s BBQ! Everything you need to be a Pit Master in your backyard or at the next BBQ Competition! We’ve been posting and talking about Draper’s BBQ rubs ......

2014 Best Salsa in the World Contest

Since it was a huge hit the last 2 years at the Houston Hot Sauce Festival, (over 70 jars of salsas submitted last year), we are doing this contest once again. This time we are joined by Ken A......

Our Meal Plan: Week 8

Hubby Dear is off on a business trip again tomorrow and will be back Wednesday night. Baby Dear has his regular preschool days on Monday, Wednesday and Friday; and we have some renovations on th......

Firecast Podcast Episode #59 – Michele Northrup and Tom Was of Intensity Academy, Plus Vic Clinco Reports from the Louisiana Hot Sauce Festival

Listen Instantly! Your browser does not support the audio element. Click Above to Listen to This Episode Now! The Firecast with Scott Roberts: Firecast Podcast Episode #59 - Michele Northrup a......

Over Rain & Coffee: Palak Pakodas

A couple of days ago, I found myself in a rare moment. I was alone at home, it was pouring cats and dogs outside, and I had my favourite book in hand. The first thought that came to my mind? A c......

Save The Date For the 2015 NYC Hot Sauce Expo

Breaking news! Today, it's been announced that the dates for the 2015 New York City Hot Sauce Expo will be April 25 & 26, 2015. Save the date, and stay tuned for more details!

Review – Buffalo Wild Wings Ghost Pepper Sauce and Salted Caramel BBQ Sauce

As promised a few days ago, below is my review for Buffalo Wild Wings Ghost Pepper Sauce and Salted Caramel BBQ Sauce wings. These two wings sauces, along with their Classic Margarita Sauce is a......

Our Meal Plan: Week 7

Here’s our meal plan for the coming week. Nothing out of the ordinary planned this week, so it’ll be business running as usual – office for Hubby Dear, day care and swim class ......

2014 World Hot Sauce Awards Winners

Straight from the Louisiana Hot Sauce Expo comes the 1st annual World Hot Sauce Awards with one of the coolest trophies ever created for this industry. Check her out… Pretty isn’t......

World Hot Sauce Awards Winners List

Via Ken Alexander, of FieryWorld.com and one of the Head Judges of the World Hot Sauce Awards: "Below is a list of the winners of the inaugural World Hot Sauce Awards. The awards ceremony was h......

Kids Lunchbox Idea: Minty Potato Samosas

Come September, Baby Dear will be off to pre-school. I’ll finally be joining in the likes of moms who begin their day with packing a lunch for their wee ones. For the past few weeks, IR......

Buffalo Wild Wings New Sauces – Ghost Pepper, Salted Caramel and Classic Margarita Sauces

It's time for another batch of new sauces from Buffalo Wild Wings. This time out, the chicken wing chain has a trio of new flavors: the super-hot Ghost Pepper Sauce; whch by some accounts, is ho......

Review – El Diablo Hot and Spicy Mustards

Me and mustards have a sometimes peculiar relationship. Don't get me wrong; I'm a lover of a fine, flavorful mustard. Yet I'm picky, fussy, and hard to please in a number of ways when it comes......

Warming Tones: Chilli Paneer

What is it with the weather lately? One week it’s super hot, then it’s rainy and now it’s back to having me want to spend my day under the covers with umpteen cups of coffee an......

Our Meal Plan: Week 6

Here’s our meal plan for the coming week. Nothing out of the ordinary planned this week, so it’ll be business running as usual – office for Hubby Dear, day care and swim class ......