Calling all foodies! If you crave food that is cooked over a fire or feels like fire in your mouth, then The Firecast is for you! Scott Roberts covers, reviews, and talks all things BBQ, grilling, hot sauce, chile peppers, fiery foods, salsa, buffalo wings, chili con carne and all other hot, saucy and spicy stuff! Subscribe to the podcast, and savor the burn!
There’s no doubt that Sriracha is the hottest trend in hot sauce nowadays. There is simply something incendiary about this style of spicy condiment that has garnered a ravenous following among foodies, chileheads and hipsters alike.
By far the most popular producer of Sriracha sauces is Huy Fong Foods, Inc., based in Irwindale, California, in a state-of-the-art 650,000 square-foot facility, which owner David Tran completely designed himself. And although there are numerous direct competitors, including scores of small, craft hot sauce makers all vying for their slice of the Sriracha pie, it is Tran’s “Rooster Sauce” (its informal nickname because of a picture of a rooster on each clear plastic bottle) gets almost all the attention and adoration in the fiery foods world.
Tran, an immigrant from communist Vietnam, started making his Huy Fong sauces in 1980…
Greg Rempe, host of longest-running and most popular barbecue-related show, The BBQ Central Radio Show, finally gets the guest treatment on The Firecast! Greg and Scott engage in a conversation about the art and process behind producing a live, weekly podcast show, plus divulges in some of the BBQ do’s and don’ts he’s gleaned over the years.
In the Ken’s Fiery World segment, Ken Alexander and Scott discuss some of the ideas and fixes on how they could improve the hot sauce and fiery foods industry.
Seems like I’ve been doing this blogging thing for so long that this is the third or fourth time I’ve gone through a “busy”/”personal” period.
First, I’d like to preface all this by saying that things are generally great. There are no huge crisis that I’m wading through. I’m not planning to quit the blogging game or reviewing products in the foreseeable future.
It’s just that I’m generally busy. No, correction…make that absolutely buried. Between holding down two jobs and being a full-time single dad, it’s not easy finding a lot of time to grill, cook, taste new products, let alone write and podcast about them. A good portion of my daily meals are of the super…
The Audio Weekly Firecast with Scott Roberts: Weekly Firecast Podcast Episode #18 – Odd and Ends, and What’s Yet to Come Scott gives a little peak on what lies ahead for the Weekly Firecast in 2013! Listen Instantly! Â Click Above
I’m thrilled to announce that the Weekly Firecast has won an RFT Web Award for “Best Use of Video in Food Blogging“! According to the Riverfront Times website, here’s what the judges had to say: “When it comes to food,