Today's star of the show is: Hot Sauce
Despite hailing from India, I have lost my tolerance for spice. A tiny piece of chili is enough to burn my mouth for 10 minutes, so hot sauce is definitely NOT my idea of fun"Sales of hot sauce have grown by 150% since 2000, which is more than all the other condiments—ketchup, mayonnaise, mustard, BBQ sauce—combined. Hot sauce is now a billion-dollar industry." - From the Article
However, I have an nutty husband who adds EXTRA spice to his already spicy food at restaurants - we are quite a match, I tell ya!
This profile piece spotlights the growth of hot sauce in the U.S of A. As Americans are becoming more curious and tolerant of other cultures, they are opening their tummies to the flavors of exotic cuisines
Hot sauce is a versatile and delicious ingredient that is usually added to stews, rice or curries, but also works well as a stand-alone sauce, or so the article proclaims
Like I said, I wouldn't know - just thinking about hot sauces is compelling me to grab that glass of water (which reminds me - I haven't had a drop of water YET today ) But if you enjoy these spicy condiments, you will RELISH this fabulous article!