REVIEW: Knox’s Gourmet Sauce – Honey Chipotle BBQ Sauce

Knox Gourmet Honey Chipotle BBQ Sauce

We have a BBQ sauce maker trying to get his love of BBQ and mix it with his New Orleans background and bring it to California where he believes there is a calling for a really good BBQ sauce with a little kick. Introducing Michael Knox to our spicy community and to all BBQ lovers out there. Michael wanted us to give him some feedback ILIS style and we aim to please. Our review team consists of the one and only G from VA, New Mexico’s favorite salsa maker, Xero, and our last review with Mike & Jen, the McDermott’s. They will be trying to expand their business this year and need all the free time they can get. We at ILIS appreciate their time and effort and wish them much success in the future with and their chile pepper seed company. Before we get to the review, let us learn a little more about Michael Knox.

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REVIEW: Turbana Plantain Chips – Chili Lime Flavored

Turbana Chips chili lime

We are back with our second and last review for the Turbana Plantain Chips. You can read all about the first review of their Chili Flavored style HERE We explain all about the plantain and some information about the healthy alternative to other snack foods. The plantain looks like a banana and the chips look similar to potato chips. I grew up having them, and I do like them when they are salted just enough. I am interested after our last review to try these out. I know I can get them at a Whole Foods a little ways away, so I am going to have to take a drive one week to get me some.

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REVIEW: Turbana Plantain Chips – Chili Flavored

Turbana Chips chili

We have ourselves a spicy snack review. This is a first for us though since we never did any plantain reviews. If you are not familar with plantains, they are like bananas, but even if they resemble bananas in the look inside and out they taste much like a potato chip when fried. There are other uses of the plantain, but we are not here to discuss those other options. I have had these style of plantain chips since I was a little tyke. A little salt goes a long way for my tastes. Our review team have been given 2 styles, this chili one and a chili lime variety. We will review the chili lime one next week. I do not think eith of these chips are considered to be too spicy, but we hope the flavor is well worth the purchase because plantains are considered a much healthy alternative snack food to those that often capture our attention.

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REVIEW: Insain Hot Sauce – Insainasylum

This is not your average hot sauce by no means. It is an extremely hot sauce with chile pepper extract to create a burn unlike you will find in 99% of the spicy products out there. I am not sure this review was setup to get a positive review because extract sauces are not used to flavor food, and we review products that are flavorable. I believe the review was organized to show off how hot a hot sauce can be. I would not recommend using this product in more than to add to large portions of food that will mask the extract flavor, but bring about your need to satisfy your addiction to heat. Products like this one are for really extreme heat lovers that crave the ultimate burn.

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REVIEW: Lord Nut Levington – Sweet Miss Keet peanuts

Over the last 5 weeks we have have reviewed some rather unorthodox flavored peanuts from Lord Nut Levington. We have achieved 2 of the highest ratings from 2 of our reviewers for 2 different peanut flavors. While our reviewers might not agree which nut is ultimately the best flavor, they all agree that Lord Nut Levington has brought some needed uniqueness to the world of nuts. I was recently moved by these reviews to purchase these nuts and so far I have enjoyed everything I have tried. It is FREE SHIPPING, so it was well worth it at under $5/container.

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REVIEW: Lord Nut Levington – Cinnapplooza peanuts

This is our 5th spicy peanut review for Lord Nut Levington. Well I am not sure this one exactly qualifies as spicy, unless you think the addition of cinnamon is considered spicy. A mix of Apples, Vanilla and Cinnamon makes this one more of a dessert-style of peanut. Lord Nut Levington’s 6 styles are all heavy on the seasonings, and this one is no different. I just got my order of all 6 flavors and it was the first one I opened, since I love cinnamon so much. While I would like to see less vanilla and more cinnamon, I went through the jar like it was going out of style. Will our review team like them as much or will the lack of any heat be this nut’s undoing? Do take a look at the last 4 reviews, and you too might be swayed to purchase them as well. Anyone say FREE Shipping?

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REVIEW: Crushed Naga Jolokia Pepper Sauce

Every now and then we come across some extremely hot sauces made with some of the hottest peppers in the world. This one is made with the ghost pepper, the naga jolokia. We have 2 more from the benefactor, Insain Hot Sauce, and those are even scarier than this one. We will do their Moruga Scorpion one next and finish that off with their hottest one called Insainasylum Sauce, an aged habanero sauce with a 2 million chile extract. Our poor, poor reviews do not know what they volunteered for. As of now, I know they have answered their email, so I guessed they all survived. For these reviews we have Dale Gilbert and the married couple of Mike & Jen.

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REVIEW: Lord Nut Levington – Thai Dyed peanuts

This is our 4th of 6 reviews for Lord Nut Levington’s unique flavored peanuts. So far so good, and I was influenced enough by these reviews to go buy some myself. I look forward to trying them all out. This Thai Dyed flavor is a mix of Thai Curry and lemongrass. Exotic and very intriguing. I just love how they play with such unusual flavors. The upcoming 2 peanut reviews sound even more appealing, so come back the next 2 Wednesdays to see where Lord Nut Levington takes us next. To catch up on the other reviews, click on them below.

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REVIEW: Lord Nut Levington – Mamma Mia peanuts

This is our 3rd of 6 peanut reviews for Lord Nut Levington. Our first review was for a bloody Mary flavor called Rebel Mary, the 2nd was a cheddar flavor called El Cheddarales, and now with the Mamma Mia flavor our review is trying a very unique Italian flavored peanut. So far the reviews have been terrific, and this review a couple of our reviewers gave this peanut the highest of possible ratings. Yup, looks like we have a serious tasting product line here.

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REVIEW: Lord Nut Levington – El Cheddarales peanuts

This is our 2nd review out of 6 for this spicy peanut company. Lord Nut Levington seems to be very creative with their flavors, and whether they succeed or not, I give them kudos for their attempts at a full range of spicy peanuts. After the first review where all 4 of the reviewers gave the Rebel Mary peanuts a 4 rating, I think we are off to a great start. Once again our nutty review team consists of Heynetboy, Dale Gilbert and the team of Mike & Jen.

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REVIEW: Tropical Spices – Pacific Burn Hot Sauce

This is our 3rd review for Tropical Spices. The good people behind Tropical Spices wanted us to do 2 of their sauces with a set of 3 reviewers and 1 other sauce with another set of 3. The first one was for their hottest product, Flamin’ Phantom hot sauce which you can see HERE. Next we did their Calypso Sauce which got pretty high marks from 2 of our reviewers and you can see that HERE. Now we have their Pacific Burn hot sauce which uses Thai chiles to capture a sauce made for some Asian cuisine. Our reviewers for this review are Mike & Jen, Derrick Wood & Xero.

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REVIEW: Mystic Rhoads Productions – Jamaican Jerk Seasoning

This is our 5th review for Mystic Rhoads Productions (MRP), and our last we will do as a team effort with the Schobergs and Mike & Jen. We will however be sticking with the couples over the next 2 weeks as they review the last 2 products by MRP separately from each other. Mike & Jen will review their Original Blend hot sauce while the Schobergs will review the Devil’s Blend hot sauce version.

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