Sriracha to Tabasco: What's Your Favorite Hot Sauce?

Sriracha to Tabasco: What's Your Favorite Hot Sauce?

Emma Christensen
Sep 23, 2010

Hot sauce is the ubiquitous condiment. One might use cayenne peppers while another gets spiked with garlic, but no matter your cuisine, culture, or country, some form of hot sauce is on almost every one's table come meal time. What's on yours?

A few years ago, I made my own hot sauce from anaheim peppers grown in our garden. It was the bomb, almost literally. That was some sinus-clearing stuff, and excellent on scrambled eggs.

In terms of commercial brands, I'm afraid I've switched loyalties. I used to be a Tabasco girl, but then a roommate left a bottle of Sriracha after moving out and I've been hooked ever since. I really love its sweet heat and hit of garlic in almost any dish.

What about you?

Related: Can't Take the Heat? How to Eat Spicy Foods

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