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Sriracha Time!!! Check out the latest episode of Ken’s Fiery World on the Weekly Firecast!!

Scott and I have a great discussion of the whole Sriracha craze and do an impromptu review of Fix Hot Sauce, a new, organic Sriracha sauce out of the Seattle area! And stick around for all the other spicy goodness in this week’s Weekly Firecast with Scott Roberts!!! Why should you? Because……(wait for it!..)….. It’s a Fiery World!!!!!

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Episode #73 – Barbecue Chat with DivaQ Danielle Dimovski of BBQ Crawl

One of the First Ladies of the BBQ competition world, Danielle Dimovski, AKA DivaQ, joins Scott via Skype and talks about her smoker and grill preferences, outdoor cooking pet peeves and favorite flavor combos, and also discusses her TV career as host on the Travel Channel’s BBQ Crawl and contestant and barbecue judge on Destination America’s BBQ Pitmasters.

Ken Alexander joins Scott in his Fiery World segment to engage in a lengthy conversation on the Sriracha hot sauce craze. Scott reviews the Sam and Oliver Sauce Company’s Cinder Habanero Hot Sauce.

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A Five “Star” Lunch!! Fire up Your Tastebuds and Explore!!


Nothing like combining products and playing around with flavors, heat levels, and textures to make a meal a little more interesting and flavorful!! We have a kitchen at work and I have stocked it with fiery goodies from all over! It also creates conversation and questions about the products and companies. So I tend to put on little mini fiery world clinics at lunchtime (as long as it doesn’t compete with the big Showcase and the internal bidding game!).

Take my lunch today- leftover baked chicken- nothing special, boring, and screaming for a make-over!!!! So I used some Intensity Academy Gypsy Gold Dust and Volcanic Peppers Hot Garlic n Onion as a seasoning base. I blended some Zane & Zach’s Hab Honey Mustard, Rasta Bros. Passion Pepper Jelly, and Scotty O’Hotty Ghost Sauce as a glaze. A minute in the microwave and I transformed my dull, cold chicken breast into a fiery rainbow of flavor!! Everyone raved about how it smelled!!! But they weren’t brave enough to dig in!!! It was just a little too hot for their liking!!
So don’t be afraid to “mix and match” your favorite products!! They may not all work as well as this did for me, but it allows you explore, indulge, and tantalize your taste buds!!! And most of all, it’s just another way to enjoy our collective “Fiery World”!!!

This is no Crock! Bee Ware the Half Crocked Chef and Bob’s Blazin’ Powders!

Check out my latest product reviews in this edition of Ken’s Fiery World! I give you my thoughts on several products from 2 upstart spicy small batch companies!! And hear Scott’s pics for his favorite products of 2014! A great episode! Cause we all know- It’s a Fiery World!

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Episode #70 – Scott Picks the Best Products of the Year for 2014 in Hot Sauces, BBQ Sauces, Spicy Foods and More

In this special end of the year episode, Scott gives his choices for the top fiery foods and BBQ products for the year 2014, including the best hot sauce, BBQ sauce, BBQ rub/seasoning, spicy sweet product, salsa, spicy snack, condiment, best burn and overall best product.

In his Ken’s Fiery World segment, blogger and reviewer Ken Alexander reviews seasonings and flavor enhancers from Blazin’ Bob’s Hot Pepper and Half Crocked Chef, and Scott offers a tip on how to properly heat up store-bought hard taco shells.

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3rd Annual Spicy Holiday Sale Ready to Fire up Your Gift Giving!!

Our friends over at I Love It Spicy have shown the spicy love and organized this year’s Chilehead community sale of sales!!! Check out the below and give someone the gift of a Fiery World!! Vendors not listed can add to the list of sales by commenting below!!

Spicy Super Sale

We are spreading the love for all things spicy in the way of this sale. We have gathered some of the best small market companies who make fiery products of all types and list them here with their own private sales for the holiday season. If you are looking for a gift for a spicy companion or just want to capitalize on some of these amazing offers, this is your opportunity to take advantage of their sales. So please browse through all the listings, and check out the links by clicking on their company names and see what interests you. We you find something great.

Voodoo Chile Sauces & Salsa – Mix a 6 for only $30 (+S/H)

High Octane Sauce Company – Gift baskets, 25% off promo codes, free shipping specials

Sweet Heat Gourmet – 10% off BBQ and Hot Sauce Gift boxes…mix and match any 3 hot sauces or 3 BBQ sauces.

High River Sauces – Any case order from High River Sauces receives a free Shirt.

Lucky Dog Hot Sauce – How about a “buy any 3, get 1 free!” deal…
Mixed 3-packs, 3-of-the-same, and it even works with the bulk item 3-pack offers (already 5% off).
No limit! Order 6, get 2 free; order 9, get 3 free; order 12, get 4 free. No additional shipping charge for the extra bottles either. All they have to do is add a note to the order that says “Buddah 2014” and indicate what sauce(s) they want for free. Also, the 1st 100 orders get a Lucky Dog Hot Sauce key-chain bottle opener and 1st 50 will also get a Lucky Dog Hot Sauce magnetic chip clip!
Sale is good through December 20th, 2014.

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Xerarch’s Salsa and Spices – 10% off

Oso Pepper Company – All orders $25.00 or more get free shipping + 1 private stock gift.

Jeff’s Fiery Peppers & Pickles – Free shipping on orders of $30 or more.

Hellfire Hot Sauces – We will be doing 30% off all sauces with no coupon code necessary. Sale runs from now through Cyber Monday on Dec. 1.

Crazy Good Sauces – Free shipping and free 750 ml bottle of Crazy Mary with all orders over $30.00.

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CaJohn’s Flavor & Fire – A special Cyber Monday 1-Day Sale, CaJohn’s will offer 40% off on Dec. 1, 2014. A coupon code will be posted on the website, Facebook and blog closer to the event. This also includes the award winning AmberFyre Foods.

Ken’s Pepper Works – 35% off all individual bottles of hot sauce and 15% off bulk, already-discounted items (3-packs, 6-packs, 12-packs). This means you can get our first place Scovie winner, Island Sunshine, for as low as $3.90/bottle! Use coupon code BUDDAH. Sale runs from 11/17/14 through 12/31/14.

Gunther’s Gourmet – Gunther’s will offer a 10% discount on all orders of $24.00 or more…just enter “Gunther10” in the coupon code box. If you want to try our “Pineapple Orange Hot Sauce with Mango” (not yet listed in our shopping cart) just ask for one in the Comment section and Gunther’s will toss in a free bottle with every order over $24.00.

Rivas Salsas – Buy 4 bottles get one free. >Good through Cyber Monday December 1st.

Fat Cat Foods – Fat Cat will offer 15% off all orders placed through New Year’s Day and 30% off all orders placed between Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Free shipping on all orders over $50. Use coupon code “HAPPYHOLIDAYS” during checkout to redeem. Sale starts Nov. 24th.

Deano’s Jalapenos – 25% off with purchase of $50 or more coupon code TG14.

Awesome Hot Sauce – $2.00 off coupon code for orders over $20 Code: 290Marine290. Also at Orders over $40 receive $3 off using coupon code: alpha157

Patter Fam Sauces – Patter Fam Sauces…..DEAL #1-Arrabiata Sauce. Use the code ITALY when checking out and we will send you 3 jars of the award winning sauce for $9.00 Than is 50% off the regular price. DEAL #2-Sissy Sally Wing Sauce. Use code BOGO when checking out and we will send you two bottles of Sissy Sally Wing Sauce for the price of one. That is a savings of 50%. – Sale goes through December or while supplies last.

Volcanic Peppers – Free shipping over $50 and a free 1 oz Hot Garlic ‘n Onion Spice for any order over $15. No code needed, automatic. Nov 27th through Dec 1st.

Chuck Evan’s Montezuma Brand Sauces & Salsas – I sell direct primarily, so I do not need to worry about offending the few hot sauce retailers. If interested, contact me at as this HOLIDAY offer is handled directly for credit card information. Send email with items listed:, shipping address and your phone number…Any 6 pepper sauces & salsas for $39.95, shipping included. Will also make (2) 3-item gift packs (same size jars)…add $2.00. Introducing our newest product – Mango Baby! Salsa.

Heartbreaking Dawns Hot Sauce – 50% off all orders from 7AM on Thanksgiving Day through 11:59PM on Monday……This Years Code is “madea” as in Madea Goes to Jail or Madea’s Family Reunion….We’ll also be adding some 3 pack AND 4 pack Gift Box Sets. We will wrap them and send them directly to your friend, lover, brother, cousin…whatevs bro!

Torchbearer Sauces – Torchbearer will have 40% off everything on our website from Thanksgiving day through cyber Monday.

Zane & Zack’s World Famous Honey Company – OK, finally have it. 10% off $20 or more. Use coupon code HOLIDAY Add in a chile pepper bottle opener magnet for orders over $30 and free shipping over $50 – choose free shipping over $50 from drop down box. Sale goes from 11/24-12/31. Here’s a pic of the magnet.

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Peppernutz – Calling all fellow Chile-heads… our holiday shopping deals have arrived early. Come check out our early bird stocking-stuffer specials for your spicy friends and hot lovers!
– 50% off all hot sauce mini’s
– 30% off all seasonal holiday collectible hot sauces
– Special deals for our social media followers (FaceBook, Twitter, and Instagram)
– and more to come throughout the holiday shopping season!

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Texas Creek Products – We are offering a 7-pack of products for $60 shipping included. Pure Evil, Ghost Fire Hot Sauce, BBQ, Worcestershire, a superhot puree, a jalapeno seasoning salt and a Sriracha-style sauce. $80 value for $60. I’ll put it upon the website as a single item for purchase.

Born to Hula Hot Sauce – 50% off our new sauce Reaper of Sorrow Thanksgiving day until cyber Monday.

Midwest Chileheads – Black Friday seeds and powder sale. Take 25% off your order by using the coupon code “BlackFriday14” through 11/30/2014.

Bigfats Hot Sauce – 35% off everything on the Bigfat’s site from Thanksgiving to Midnight on Cyber Monday with coupon code: HEATMISER.

Bonfatto’s Sauces & Marinades – Enter code FFHOLIDAY to receive 10% off at Good on orders now through December 31 2014

Puckerbutt Pepper Company – Spend $45 and get 20% off. Online orders use Code #REAPERVERSARY. Sale runs thru 11-30-14
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Scotty O’Hotty Hot Sauce – All products will be 15% off Black Friday through Cyber Monday! Use coupon code Gobble at checkout. Scotty O’Hotty will also be donating a portion of all website sales to Wounded Warrior Project through December! **Specials** Our wooden holiday spice racks are back along with our new “The Motor City Hot Sauce” truck both holding all 4 of our award winning sauce’s. Happy Holidays! ~Scotty

Cajun Island – Order on either the Retail or Wholesale pages, it is open to everyone. The most purchased items are the gift packs. Thanks Nick.

Black Swamp Gourmet – Offering one FREE small spice rub with a $20.00 order from now until the end of Cyber Monday, December 1st. No coupon needed, just note which rub!!

Refining Fire Chiles – All Chile seed orders placed between Midnight Thursday Pacific Standard Time and 8 am Friday Pacific Standard Time morning will be Tripled! All Chile Seed Orders Between 8 am Friday PST and 8 PM Monday PST will be doubled!! Plus all orders will get some freebies ranging from dried peppers to pepper powders!

Hot Sauce Depot – Black Friday 1-Day Sale!
50% off entire line of Irazu Volcanic Pepper Sauce with coupon code IRAZU50
40% off entire line of The Flaming Chicken wing sauces with coupon code TFC40

Baron’s International Kitchen – Our annual holiday sale- 50-75% off shipping. Get our award-winning delectable gourmet sauces and condiments online and save!

Chicks & Salsa – Free Shipping on orders over $25 with Promo Code: 25deal for Cyber Weekend (Black Friday November 28 thru Cyber Monday Dec 1st.