Episode #56 – Jeremy Walsh of Bigfat’s Hot Sauce

Episode #56 – Jeremy Walsh of Bigfat’s Hot Sauce

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Chicago sauce maestro Jeremy Walsh joins Scott on the Skype line to talk about his uniquely-flavored Bigfat’s Hot Sauce products, which is centerpieced with his 1o8 to 8o8 lineup. In his Fiery World segment, Ken Alexander chats with Scott about back-to-basics outdoor, live-fire cooking and what exactly the difference is between the terms “Barbecue” and “Grilling”. Scott also reviews Smok Brand Hot Pepper Sauce.

Episode #55 – Kevin Billings of High Octane Sauce Co, Plus Scott’s Top 10 Favorite Hot Sauces

Episode #55 – Kevin Billings of High Octane Sauce Co, Plus Scott’s Top 10 Favorite Hot Sauces

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Houston, Texas sauce maker Kevin Billings of High Octane Sauce Co. drops by the Skype chatline and talks with Scott about his approach to making his signature hot sauces, BBQ sauces and salsas. In his Ken’s Fiery World segment, Ken Alexander converses with Scott about building a heat tolerance, and Scott lists his Top 10 favorite pepper-based hot sauces of all time.  Plus, Scott reviews Rocky Mountain Sriracha.

Episode #53 – Texas-Sized Edition Featuring Dan Arnold of Sucklebusters BBQ

Episode #53 – Texas-Sized Edition Featuring Dan Arnold of Sucklebusters BBQ

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The Firecast with Scott Roberts: Firecast Podcast Episode #53 – Texas-Sized Edition Featuring Dan Arnold of Sucklebusters BBQ

This time out on The Firecast Podcast, we’re proud to feature an episode as big and as grand as the Lone Star State! Our core focus is on Texas, and for the Firetalkers interview segment, Scott talks to Dan Arnold of Sucklebusters from the Dallas/Ft. Worth area, makers of some mighty fine tastin’ BBQ sauces and rubs. For his Ken’s Fiery World piece, chilehead reviewer and blogger Ken Alexander chats with Scott about some of the things that makes Texas food so distinctive. The review of the week is Houston-based company SilverLeaf International and their Ghost Pepper Salsa, and Scott gives a quick tip about smoking big Texas-sized beef briskets.

Debuting this episode is a new segment from industry veteran Mike Greening of Mike & Diane’s Gourmet Kitchen, both the maker of Ring of Fire Hot Sauces and friend of the show. Mike will give some so-awesome-it’s-ridiculous advice on how sauce makers can cut costs and save loads of cash in their operations!

Episode #52 – Interview with Chad Lowcock of Race City Sauce Works

Episode #52 – Interview with Chad Lowcock of Race City Sauce Works

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The Firecast with Scott Roberts: Firecast Podcast Episode #52 – Interview with Chad Lowcock of Race City Sauce Works

One of the prominent flavor maestros in the artisan food crafting field, Chad Lowcock of Race City Sauce Works, joins Scott via Skype and talks about the method behind his madness, as well as his new line of drinkable chocolate elixirs he puts out under the Owem G. Willikers brand. Chilehead reviewer Ken Alexander reports on his experience at the Second Annual New York City Hot Sauce Expo, and Scott reviews Stung Tongue Ghost Pepper Candies.

Episode #51 – Interview with Paul Sarris of Sweet Sunshine Sauces

Episode #51 – Interview with Paul Sarris of Sweet Sunshine Sauces

Scott chats with the head honcho of Sweet Sunshine Sauces, Paul Harris, and finds out how Paul developed his unique line of brilliant condiments that defy description. On the same theme of sauces that defy easy categorization, Ken and Scott discuss several products that don’t fit neatly into one genre of sauce. Scott reviews Trini Mike’s Original Hot Sauce; and for his foodie tip of the week, Scott explains how a dental tool can help you in the kitchen.

What’s Been Going On With Scott Lately

What’s Been Going On With Scott Lately

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…

Episode #50 – Ken and Scott Name Their Favorite Fiery Foods Products of 2013

Episode #50 – Ken and Scott Name Their Favorite Fiery Foods Products of 2013

In this special 50th episode, regular Firecast contributor Ken Alexander joins Scott, and together they name what they consider to be their top favorite hot sauces, BBQ sauces and seasonings of the year.

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