hot saucesWe're hot sauce fiends here in the Good Housekeeping Test Kitchen. Not in the hotter-the-better sense - after all, we still need to be able to taste the recipes that we're featuring in the magazine. But we love the nuanced flavors that a good hot sauce can give to a dish, while adding, of course, some tongue-tingling spice.
In our opinion, you can't just go dousing your food willy-nilly. Certain sauces pair best with particular foods, and of course, we each have our favorites:
Garden Rice & Red BeansSusan in particular is the Tabasco nut, with 3 or 4 varieties in rotation all the time. She uses the slightly milder jalapeño in her guacamole, and the smoky chipotle for bean dips and Bloody Marys. She's also a big fan of the newest flavor: raspberry chipotle (available at Tabasco.com), especially on cream cheese. Since my return from a wonderful (and sinus-clearing trip) to visit the home of Tabasco, courtesy of McIlhenny Company, I often find myself dosing my pizza with a hefty shot ofRead More »from Our Favorite Hot Sauces