August 2011 Fireside Chat

Welcome to our version of the off topic thread. During one of the hottest Summers yet to date, feel free to come here and cool off with a little playful banter. Come to ask questions. Feel free to talk about your peppers, your products and anything you want to talk about that would be considered family friendly to those that might stumble upon it. Treat people like you want to be treated. Hopefully with respect as if they were a member of your kin. Any attack upon another will not be tolerated, and will be dealt with with cattle prods and inflated whoopie cushions. Really, please do not blast anyone unless it is done in a playful, friendly way. Thank you. Now go have fun!

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44 thoughts on “August 2011 Fireside Chat

  • August 1, 2011 at 9:38 pm
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    :_toastbeer:

  • August 2, 2011 at 10:24 am
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    Oh, and HAPPY BIRTHDAY to Mr. Al Goldenberg! :birthday: :_thumbsup: :_bananadancing:

  • August 2, 2011 at 1:00 pm
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    Happy Birthday Buddah!! I hope its a good one for u.

  • August 2, 2011 at 11:50 pm
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    Happy Birthday, Buddah! Hope it’s been special!

  • August 8, 2011 at 8:00 pm
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    Well here is my first post for Aug. Fireside chat. I still have plants left that I will practically give away if someone gets a hold of me. And if you live in so cal and visit I will give you a whole bunch of free plants too. Now I come to the time where I await my harvest. Will take deposits soon for quantity of trinidad butch t, trinidad moruga scorpion, trinidad 7 pot, fatalii, chocolate habanero, yellow 7 pot and will also have some 7 pot douglah as well and ghost. Now don’t wait if you are a saucemaker. I willl dry my chiles and sell retail on my site if I have to. Pricing will vary on quantity. As far as I know I will b 1 of the only sources for these chiles. And I am really looking forward to trying the new products that are made with them!

  • August 9, 2011 at 2:34 pm
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    What a turd sandwich of a day. I have had 5 emergencies so far. My guys delivered a baby girl that couldnt wait for the ambulance at 0615 this morning. She and mama are doing well. A pilot didnt like all that smoke in his cockpit and decided to land quickly. I dont know why AF pilots gotta bitch. Its not like anyone has a perfect working environment. Contractors setting off fire alarms, and to top it all off, a flower delivery person who cant get on base to make his delivery calls 911 to see if the cops can do it for him. :surrender:

  • August 13, 2011 at 2:00 pm
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    Does anyone know of a carrot based cayenne hot sauce? The only one I could find was Iguana Red Cayenne, but that one has molasses it it, wouldn’t that taste more like a sweet bbq sauce than a hot sauce?

  • August 13, 2011 at 5:02 pm
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    Jen, Marie Sharp’s has a whole line of carrot based hot sauces, I am sure 1 or 2 use cayenne. The flavors are awesome. I particular think they use the scotch bonnet better than any company in the world. Intensity Academy might use cayenne in the “Hot” carrot-based hot sauces product line.

  • August 13, 2011 at 5:43 pm
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    Hi. Thanks. Yeah, I already got the Marie Sharp and that’s why I’m trying to find others w/ a similar carrot base. I was looking to find a milder cayenne one that I can slather on anything. I ended up getting the Iguana Red Cayenne & also their catsup that is carrot based. I also might get Mama Bull’s Wing Sauce which has carrots & cayenne.

  • August 13, 2011 at 6:48 pm
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    Jen don’t look for strictly carrot based based on Marie Sharp’s standard because they do it so well. Look for our recommendations here through some of the reviews we have done or listed as “Favorite” videos I have done. You will find so many great flavors. Have you tried the Ring of Fire sauces yet? That is my favorite all time hot sauce. On egg omelets no sauce can touch it. Captain Thom’s Thai Monkey just won best of show in New Orleans which is a spicy teriyaki sauce. Also the Wicked Cactus Sauces have a very delicious teriyaki one too called “Ghost of the Samurai”. Which reminds me I have to do a Favorite Teriyaki style video. Here is another company which has some great bbq, teriyaki and wing bbq sauce, look them up- BBQ’n Fools. http://www.bbqnfools.com/ I brought a bottle of their Foolishly Hot BBQ & Wing Sauce to a poker game and the wings were very popular. I know you love wing sauce. It is a mix of wing and bbq sauce together and it is very tasty. We also not long ago did a review for “Honey Blaze” Wing Sauce, and it was one of the most positive reviews we have done all year here. I can name products all day here that are so good. Don’t get stuck on one type because you will miss so many awesome flavor combos.

    What did you think of the TATS’ sauces you bought? I am love with the Black Dahlia.

  • August 13, 2011 at 8:25 pm
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    I liked the TATS Black Dahlia, but I am laying off Jolokia sauces for a while because they started giving me stomach pains. I’ll probably try the TATS Fully Loaded or Widow Maker, I wish I could find a review of them with pictures. Ring of Fire Sauce is pretty good, I’ve bought that 3 times. I just looked up Wicked Cactus that you mentioned, they have some really great sounding milder sauces, I’ll probably get one. Yeah, I always thought that Thai Monkey sauce sounded great cause of the peanut butter, but I haven’t bought it yet.

  • August 14, 2011 at 9:57 am
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    I have the Fully Loaded in house, but still have not opened it up since my purchase. I am definitely looking Mexican food, a trip to Taco Bell for my favorite gordita is in the works. I don’t think they had the Widowmaker at the Fiery Food Show, so I am interested in your opinion on that.

    I bought 3 bottles of Wicked Cactus after tasting their whole line in New Orleans. They are very fresh tasting and the hotter end ones do give you solid burns. Besides the Ghost of the Samurai, I also got their Head Hunters’ Paradise which is a unique sweet pineapple hot sauce, and Cobra Venom which has a citrus-ey note which is quite fresh tasting for a hot sauce.

  • August 14, 2011 at 11:21 am
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    I think Buddah and Jen should date πŸ˜‰

  • August 14, 2011 at 12:28 pm
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    Can you possibly do a video review of the Fully Loaded? Please?

  • August 14, 2011 at 1:41 pm
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    Hey Firehead, did you end up trying that Sticky Brand Wing Sauce? How was it? I wish they didn’t require a $20 order, I’d rather just grab one bottle.

  • August 15, 2011 at 1:27 pm
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    Yes, it’s just a less spicy version of Fallen Angel.

  • August 16, 2011 at 9:44 am
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    We usually do our reviews in cooperation with the product maker. I have asked TATS about reviews, but they never got back to me on it. Once I finish some of the stuff I am working on I will work on it. I am not of solo reviews because it is only 1 person’s opinion. If someone else have some product, I welcome their input.

  • August 16, 2011 at 4:43 pm
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    Have you guys tried any of the Cin Chili hot sauces? I couldn’t find any reviews, but I ordered her Cin-fully Hot Hot Sauce. It looks good, like it might have a lot of spices in it. I love when sauces look almost gritty with spices.

  • August 16, 2011 at 4:47 pm
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    I usually just buy her chili and use CaJohn’s Oaxacan with it. She has won some awards for her products.

  • August 16, 2011 at 4:47 pm
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    Thanks. I ended up just ordering the Danny Cash Habanero wing sauce again. That way I can get just one bottle.

  • August 16, 2011 at 6:18 pm
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    Sticky Brand’s BBQ sauces are really good.

  • August 18, 2011 at 4:10 pm
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    Have you tried any Hula Girl Sauces? I saw them on tv recently, they won some award. I need a red jalapeno sauce and was thinking of getting either theirs or Arizona Gunslinger.

  • August 18, 2011 at 4:13 pm
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    Firehead, Do you like any other Danny Cash sauces besides the wing sauce? I ordered the Cajun Cayenne, can’t wait to see if it’s just as good.

  • August 18, 2011 at 8:42 pm
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    Jen I have had the salvation pack with the garlic cayenne .Its really good as well the other sauces in pack are too.If u want I can go to jungle jims and get a ton of danny cash stuff and ship it to you if u want.I love his convict ketchup a hab ketchup awesome.The fallen angel wing sauce is really good too.I also really love the jolokia havoc has a smokey jolokia flavor its good.

  • August 19, 2011 at 12:53 pm
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    Thanks, but I already have his habanero wing sauce and Cajun Cayenne sauce on the way. I ordered from hot sauce depot. They have pretty good prices, but the shipping is high.

  • August 19, 2011 at 7:28 pm
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    I think all of Danny’s products are solid…. except maybe the wasabi one…you really have to like wasabi…lol

  • August 19, 2011 at 7:34 pm
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    Love this….

  • August 24, 2011 at 6:56 pm
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    Going to Las Vegas this weekend , anyone know any good stores to go to with hot sauce or a good place for food

  • August 24, 2011 at 7:01 pm
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    The buffet at the Rio is awesome. Hot sauce at a log gift shops. No specific stores I know of.

  • August 24, 2011 at 9:48 pm
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    tried one of the Freakin Hot Habanero Slim Jim’s the other night. The heat wasn’t too bad but the greasy slim jim meat like substance was pretty nasty.

  • August 24, 2011 at 9:50 pm
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    Yeah, we did a video review on it. Never liked Slim Jims. I did buy a new flavor today for another review, Jamaican Jerk. Plus another company.

  • August 30, 2011 at 9:56 am
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    I tried all three, they gave me the shits.

  • September 10, 2011 at 1:15 pm
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    Regarding the HBD Cardiff Giant taster. I too have finished most of one of them. It’s really not that hot at all, in fact it’s really nice mixed in with queso dip. I think Johnny went a little light on the 16 mil crystal, but that’s okay because it is quite edible. I saw The Machine’s stunt before I tasted it, and I must say, after I ate some, I was less impressed. I know The Machine can deal with waaaaay more heat. The DEFCON Deathmatch wings are 10 times hotter, but Johnny’s sauce actually tastes good….so, there ya go.

  • September 26, 2011 at 8:05 pm
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    Well i ordered some Wy’s Wing sauce , the hot and the Wy’s guys . I was really looking forward to getting these bottles and emailing the owner back and forth for a week . Well i got my bottles open up the hot and me and my friend took a taste we both tasted something weird , we could not explain the taste , good but something that could be taken out to make it really good .

    Well here are the Ingredients, Aged Cayenne Red peppers , Water , Habanero Peppers, Vinegar, Soybean oil , Salt, cooking Sherry, Garlic , Spices

    Well after looking threw that the only thing i can think of it was, the Cooking Sherry . Anyone else experience this before just give the wing sauce a weird flavor .

    Guess i will try Anchor Bar Suicidal Wing Sauce next

  • September 27, 2011 at 1:41 pm
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    We addressed this today Philip via e-mail. While we are not inclined to disclosing our non-listed ingredients, the “spice” that you likely taste is among the spices that distinguish our sauces from the competition and what many, many other people construe as “adding,” not detracting as you seem to, from the sauce. Those ingredients are what distinguish our sauce and are part of our trade secrets. It is very unlikely that it is the sherry however. We are actually tinkering with removing the sherry outright, and I would insist that it’s not the sherry, but it’s your taste buds, not mine.

    We rest fine every night knowing that our sauces have bested all of the top Buffalo Wing establishments in a formal scientifically conducted survey of NY State “Best Wings” establishments, and using a small consumer fryer while our competitors, the best Wings establishments in Buffalo, used consumer equipment from their own restaurants. This is also not to mention numerous other 1st-Place awards that these same sauces have won in significant competitions otherwise.

    I am sorry that our sauces did not please your pallet for sauces as you had expressed to me a more traditional plain “undoctored” (my term) cayenne pepper sauce flavor as your flavor of choice. In order to assist you in “scratching that itch” I even gave you some recommendations of competing sauces, products which are typically found in supermarkets throughout the country, again, based on the flavor profile preference that you had expressed to me.

    Otherwise, as explained via e-mail, I do not know what to say since feedback such as this is ridiculously uncommon for us. To simply call it an outlier would be to understate the matter.

    As well, you had also indicated that you had only sampled it off of a spoon. As stated, our sauces are not designed to be eaten “off a spoon,” nor with chips, nor on anything but cooked meat with few exceptions. To sample it any other way is to use it for a purpose for which it was not intended.

    On wings, we will continue to pit those sauces against any in the nation if prepared properly and authentically in that manner.

    Cordially!

  • September 27, 2011 at 2:02 pm
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    Thank for your help Mark. I am going to try it today on wing for lunch . Hats of for mark and his emails back and forth talking to me . I am just trying to find that Secrets spice that i am tasting πŸ™‚ so i know what my taste buds do not like .

    But will give more info when i try the sauce on wings today

  • September 27, 2011 at 2:13 pm
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    Again, while I’m not expecting a change in your like for the sauce necessarily, if you give a sample to a chef I’m sure he/she will tell you all but instantly what that flavor is. It’s common.

    Feel free to come post what you think it is although I will not confirm/deny it. : )

    As well, the Wy’s Guy sauce, both in my and many others’ opinions, is better than the Hot. As I tell people, they can fill my casket with it.

  • September 27, 2011 at 2:20 pm
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    While I would like Wy’s to be a tad spicier, the flavor is 100% Buffalo flavor as I grew up with.

  • September 27, 2011 at 2:20 pm
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    Well give me 45 mins and i will go cook some wing for lunch and open the bottle πŸ™‚

  • September 27, 2011 at 3:28 pm
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    Well i tired the Wy’s Guys sauce on wings today at lunch . The weird flavor was still there , but not as bad, almost all gone just a hint . Lets just say i licked my plate clean . It had great flavor , the heat level could be a little more . I will for sure order another bottle of the wy’s guys sauce again .

    What ever that secret spice is i would just do a tad less in every bottle πŸ™‚ . Very good wing sauce tho

    Almost used half the bottle πŸ™‚ Guess what i am having for dinner tonight

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