Spicy News- April 2011

No, it isn’t our birthday, but that cake was laid out for Firehead Thomas and myself at Gunther Gourmet’s Gala last year.

I guess this is more of a Spring time update of some of the news happening in our chile community. Here I discuss the new chile pepper record, some upcoming shows and the Woodstock for Chileheads is coming back! So sit back, eat some spicy bacon flavored snack food and listen to me babble.

Gunther’s Gala
April 30 4pm-8pm in Richmond, VA
Buyer Information for the Gunther’s Gourmet Event:
Contact Michael Lampros: 804-240-1796
Featured Companies:
16 Featured Companies:
SALSA:
Gunther’s Gourmet Groceries, LLC
Sabrosa Gourmet
WING SAUCES:
Rippin’ Red
Wy’s Wings
DRY RUBS/SPICES:
Cape Seasonings
Capsicin Solutions
BBQ SAUCES:
BBQ Brothers
Jerry’s Backyard BBQ
SNACKS (Cheese Straws):
Three Sisters
JELLIES (Pepper Jellies):
Cyndi’s Gourmet Jellies
FIERY FOOD PRODUCTS:
Cajun Heat
Heartbreaking Dawns
DESSERTS/SWEETS:
Biscotti Goddess
Red Rocker Candy
Tokies All Natural Mixes
JEWELRY:
Boo Bug Jewelry

Peppers at the Beach
Friday, May 20 at 9:00am – May 22 at 7:00pm
at Peppers in Rehoboth Beach, DE
Facebook Page for Info: CLICK HERE
Vendor’s List as of March 24:
Crazy Steve’s Pickles & Salsa
Suzanne’s Kitchen Products
Defcon Sauces
Mr. Bar B Que
Fat Kid Sauces
Short & Sweet Sauce Co.
T-Rev’s
Progressive Sauces
Captain Thom’s Chili Co.
Heartbreaking Dawns
Rizzotti Foods
Cajun Island
Rising Sun Pepper Farm
Sun Pony Inc
B More Nuts
Salsa Dippers
Hot Lava Jelly & Jam Co.
Tom’s Roid Rippin’ Hot Sauce
Bonfatto’s Wing Sauce & Marinades
Boo’s Hot Sauce
Dragonfire Hot Sauce

Information about other shows, please click the “Spicy Events” page on the left side column. If you have a fiery food show to promote or update information, then please let me know and I will add it to the list.

Open Fields is open to all chileheads, but the information is to be privately distributed by Jim Campbell only. If you wish to go or learn further information, please send him a message at:
jimc@wildpepper.com or through Facebook. Make sure you head your email with “Open Fields”. Jim is busy, so have patience with his response time. If you wish to contribute product for his charity drive at Open Fields, he is more than willing to accept donations for Step Up For Charity. Auctions are run on the Saturday at Open Fields, and people can bid on anything. Award Certificates are also given for different spicy categories with a small entry fee which is also a contribution to Jim’s charity. Information for the event will follow as it gets closer.
Dates: October 6-10, depending on when people decide to arrive and leave. Some people might arrive even earlier. This is a camp out event if you didn’t know all ready, somewhere in Indiana.

Happy Holidays to everyone, no matter what you might celebrate.

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10 thoughts on “Spicy News- April 2011

  • April 24, 2011 at 3:47 am
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    not sure if this is spicy news worthy or not but North Market in Columbus Ohio will be having the Grillmasters event over Memorial day weekend.

  • April 24, 2011 at 8:28 am
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    True enough. Thanks for the add-on Hudd.

  • April 24, 2011 at 10:28 am
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    And make sure you put Chile Peppers as the subject line. He is very quick with the delete key…

  • April 24, 2011 at 10:29 am
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    Not what it says on Facebook.

  • April 24, 2011 at 10:30 am
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    “Open Fields” isn’t good enough?

  • April 24, 2011 at 2:13 pm
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    Quit Harassing Cajohn. ☠

  • April 24, 2011 at 2:14 pm
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    And why are you making fun of the Easter Bunny?

  • April 24, 2011 at 7:13 pm
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    That’s his standard, not mine. If he’s said it once, he’s said it 100 times.

  • April 24, 2011 at 7:25 pm
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    Buddah – thanks for the shout out – I hope this weekend turns out well. If all involved like what we are doing we will do it again. Let see how this goes and we will polish off the rough edges for the next one. BTW – we added “Mr. Patrick Henry’s” as a vendor – they are a drink mix/margarita mix/ bloody mary mix company – So if your nice he may make you a foofoo drink. I am also trying to get a small band to stop by and play. See you this weekend.

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