Review – Wendy’s BBQ Pulled Pork Sandwich

Our journey with taking a look at Wendy's new BBQ Pulled Pork offerings began in late September of this year with their "BBQ4merica: Pulled Pork for the People" video. What can I say about it? It was an extremely clever and effectively ad campaign that, in today's age where 98% of commercials personally do not ...

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2014/11/04 ScottRoberts, USA

Heta Sicilien

En vecka på Sicilien gav mersmak. Det är en väldigt vacker och dramatisk ö. Förutom att vi bodde brevid Europas mest aktiva vulkan Etna så fanns en hel del andra het inslag i form av chili.Vulkanen Etna från balkongenSällan har jag skådat så mycket turistrelaterade produkter med chilitema. Det fanns ristras, porslin, magneter, dukar, förkläden, marsipan ...

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2014/11/03 Chilepeppar, Sweden

Classical Orchestra Play After Eating the World’s Hottest Chile Peppers

Do they make it, or do they crash and burn? Here is a video of classical orchestra play after eating the world's hottest chile peppers. It's the Danish National Chamber Orchestra playing "Tango Jalousie" while eating the some very pungent peppers. At first, I wondered if they were indeed using Smokin' Ed's Carolina Reaper which as ...

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2014/11/02 ScottRoberts, USA

Sugar Skulls, Sugar Cats, Sugar Fish, Sugar Angels: Day of the Dead Traditions in Mexico

Sugar hens, each one ready to be placed on an ofrenda (altar) to a deceased relative or friend, or to give to a special person as a token of friendship...

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2014/11/01 Mexico, Mexico Cooks!

Chilli Watercolour Paintings by Sonny Chana

I came across Sonny as he had painted some pictures of chillies and had posted some the chilli groups on FaceBook his water colours for me seem to have captured the chilli look just about right. Sonny has been painting for about 25 years specialising in portraits and landscapes in both watercolour and acrylics oils ...

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2014/11/01 ChileFoundry, UK

Firecast Podcast Episode #65 – Chris Lilly of Big Bob Gibson’s Bar-B-Q Interview

Listen Instantly! Your browser does not support the audio element. Click Above to Listen to This Episode Now! Firecast Podcast Episode #65 - Chris Lilly of Big Bob Gibson's Bar-B-Q Interview The 2014 Memphis in May World Champion, Pitmaster Chris Lilly of the legendary Big Bob Gibson's Bar-B-Q, joins Scott for an extended chat about running the famous BBQ establishment in ...

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2014/10/28 ScottRoberts, USA

Bread, the Staff of Life: Pan Dulce (Sweet Bread) in Mexico

Here's a steaming hot glass of café con leche (expresso with lots of milk), served with a basket of Mexico's pan dulce (sweet bread). When my mother, may she rest...

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2014/10/25 Mexico, Mexico Cooks!

Flavor VS. Fire – A Word of Advice to Hot Sauce Fans & Makers – Tasty Hot Bites #7 Video

It was five minutes to recording time, and I gave up with this topic off the top of my head. I give you my humble thoughts on why flavor in hot sauce is always more important than the amount of heat, and how both hot sauce users and hot sauce manufacturers. My YouTube Channel (subscribe!): The ...

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2014/10/25 ScottRoberts, USA

Spice It Up St. Louis at White Castle with Scott Roberts to Benefit Wounded Warriors!

White Castle invites its St. Louis Military and Veterans to join us for a free meal, and a unique opportunity to Spice Up their lunch. Special guest, Scott Roberts of, will be present with a handpicked selection of distinctive sauces. St. Louis, MO: From 12pm - 3pm, November 8th, 2014, the O’Fallon, Missouri White Castle ...

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2014/10/24 ScottRoberts, USA

Caption Competition?

We have this picture taken by friend of the ChileFoundry and would love to find a good caption to go with it. [contact-form] We will be selecting a winner in the on the November 30th 2014 and an appropriate prize will be on it way??

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2014/10/23 ChileFoundry, UK

AOL’s This Built America Series Features McIlhenny Co’s TABASCO

Avery Island, Louisiana (October 21, 2014) – This week, TABASCO and their iconic sauce represent Louisiana on AOL's This Built America editorial series. You may know where the legendary TABASCO sauce is made, but do you know how it’s made? With three simple ingredients - and a lot of patience - TABASCO's owners, the McIlhenny family...

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2014/10/23 ScottRoberts, USA

3rd Annual NYC Hot Sauce Expo in Brooklyn NY – April 24th & 25th, 2015

New York’s own High River Sauces, proudly presents the 3rd Annual 2015 NYC Hot Sauce Expo. One of the most buzzed about food festivals in the country this year’s Expo will feature 45 different award winning hot sauce companies from various parts of the world. Complimented with free hot sauce tastings, craft beer, eating ...

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2014/10/21 Hot Sauce Daily, USA

Scoville Scale Updates and Fixes

Whew! I've been making numerous fixes, updates and changes to the world's largest Scoville Scale Chart Database for Hot Sauces and Chile Peppers. This is the first time I've really updated this page since I updated the blog template last year, so it's a long overdue fix! Lots of the tweaks and revisions are "behind the ...

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2014/10/21 ScottRoberts, USA

Tabasco® Brand – Chipotle and Smokey Bourbon Sauce and Marinade

This arrived a little while ago at ChileFoundry HQ, TABASCO® is one of the world largest manufacturers of Chilli Sauces with it original TABASCO® Hot Pepper Sauce being first sold by Edmund Mcllhenny in 1868. Well a few years ago we started seeing some new products all still based on the original sauce, one of my ...

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2014/10/20 ChileFoundry, UK

Mercado Libertad, Guadalajara: Enormous, Exciting, and Enticing

In the history and urban development of Guadalajara, the church and neighborhood named San Juan de Dios are the incandescent center. Just to the east of the Historic Center of...

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2014/10/18 Mexico, Mexico Cooks!