Hot and Saucy: The Humboldt Hotsauce Story

Hot and Saucy: The Humboldt Hotsauce Story

Hot and Saucy: The Humboldt Hotsauce Story By Benjamin Fordham   When it comes to food, do you prefer yours bland and boring? Or do you prefer spicy-sweet, organic, packed with vitamin C and antioxidants, farm-to-table, life-affirming food? This is a story about the latter. It’s also a story about two friends who turned their love of good food into a successful business. They are Daniel Bixler and Cal Ferris, two men from opposite sides…

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Kids, pan dulce and oranges in San Miguel de Allende

Kids, pan dulce and oranges in San Miguel de Allende

Kids, pan dulce and oranges in San Miguel de Allende By Colleen Chalmers  “VERDE!” I scream as 10 young kids with brown-black hair run toward me. “ROJO!” I scream just seconds later, which brings their feet to an awkward halt where their restless legs have trouble stopping. The boys and girls push each other with playful rivalry. “VERDE!” They sprint faster and laugh uncontrollably as they get closer. “ROJO!” The kids try to stop themselves from…

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Humboldt Hot Sauce Caribbean Curried Chicken

Humboldt Hot Sauce Caribbean Curried Chicken

Humboldt Hotsauce Caribbean Curried Chicken  1 Pound Chicken meat diced  Juice of two limes  1 1/2  onions, finely chopped 2 Sprigs of fresh thyme, finely chopped 2 Sprigs fresh chives, finely chopped 2 Sprigs parsley finely chopped  1 bay leaf  1 large red bell pepper, finely chopped 3 to 4 Tbs Humboldt Hot sauce  1 tsp allspice  2 Tbs veg oil  1 tsp cumin seed  5 cloves garlic, finely chopped  2 Tbs madras curry powder…

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Humboldt Hot Sauce Red Beans and Rice

Humboldt Hot Sauce Red Beans and Rice

Humboldt Hot Sauce Red Beans and Rice Mondays wouldn’t be the same in Louisiana without red beans and rice! Recipe 2 Tbs veg oil  1 Cup chopped onion  1 Cup chopped bell peppers 1/2 Cup celery  1 tsp salt  1/4 Freshly ground black pepper 1 tsp Fresh thyme finely chopped  4 Bay leafs   1 Pound boiled ham cut into 1/2 inch cubes  6 Ounces smoked  andouille sausage cut crosswise into 1/4 inch slices  1 Pound…

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Humboldt Hot Sauce Marinated Prawns

Humboldt Hot Sauce Marinated Prawns

Humboldt Hot Sauce Marinated Prawns   These can be prepared on the grill or sautéed on the burner, but nothing can beat the BBQ! Recipe: 16 16/20 size tiger prawns, shelled and de veined  1/2 Large red onion 1/4 Cup garlic clove, finely chopped   2 Tbs fresh ginger, finely chopped   Juice of 2 limes 1/2 cup cilantro, finely chopped  1 Tbs honey 4 Tbs Humboldt hot sauce 2 Tbs low sodium soy sauce…

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Mad River Brew Review

Mad River Brew Review

The Mad Brewers of Mad River Brewery Brewin’ mad brew Nestled by the banks of the Mad River, in the sleepy town of Blue Lake, lies the Mad River Brewery. It is a place where dreams come true. If your dream is a great beer, that is. Feeling like kids with golden tickets, we recently toured the brewery, guided by its own Willie Wonka, Dylan Schatz. As the brewmaster at MRB, Schatz and assistant head brewer…

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6Rivers Brew Review

6Rivers Brew Review

Carlos Sanchez: A Man with a Brew     The legend goes something like this: lightning strikes the top of 6 Rivers Brewery. Brewmaster Carlos Sanchez cackles madly, clutching a fistful of roasted habaneros. Chili Pepper Ale is born. Carlos “Los” Sanchez has been at 6 Rivers for the last 11 years, laboring with love, equal parts artist and (some would say mad) scientist. The fruits of his labor include over a dozen award-winners, including…

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When in doubt, bring the Whiskey out!

When in doubt, bring the Whiskey out!

When in doubt, bring the Whiskey out! A four course whiskey tasting event If there’s two things in life that go well together, it’s Whiskey and the Irish.  Twice a year Gallagher’s will cater a whiskey tasting event in Eureka at the Eagle House Inn. The event is officially sponsored by Young’s and Myrtletown Liquors. This event, accompanied by a four course meal, couldn’t of been more exciting. The Eagle House Ballroom is infamous for its…

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Campton Heights Café

Campton Heights Café

Campton Heights Café: Where Hunger Goes to Die   In an inauspicious restaurant in a quiet suburb lies the best cafe you have never tried. Run by a few dedicated and veteran employees they fry, bake, grill, and slice up food that not only feels like home, but tastes like a day at the ball park. Whether you are in the mood for burgers, sandwiches or the coup de grace of breakfast feasts; the humbly…

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