Fiery Food Challenge Winners

2014 Fiery Food Challenge Winners!!!!

 

Best Overall Product / Best of the Best: Born to Hula, LLC - Ghost of Ancho

 

Best Barbecue Sauce

Porky's Gourmet Foods - Historic Lynchburg Balsamic Barbecue Sauce

 

Barbecue Sauce:  Mild – Consumer Ready

1st Stagecoach Salsa Company - Miss Cynthia's Not So Spicy Stagestop BBQ Sauce

2nd SuckleBusters Inc. - SuckleBusters Original BBQ Sauce

3rd SuckleBusters Inc. - SuckleBusters Honey BBQ Sauce

 

Barbecue Sauce:  Medium – Consumer Ready

1st SuckleBusters Inc. - SuckleBusters Hot & Spicy BBQ Sauce

2nd SuckleBusters Inc. - SuckleBusters Chipotle BBQ Sauce

3rd Sadie B Foods, Inc - Jerk BBQ Sauce

 

Barbecue Sauce:  Hot – Consumer Ready

1st Pepper Smack LLC - Pepper Smack PepperQ

2nd Stagecoach Salsa Company - Bubba's Spicy Stagestop BBQ Sauce

3rd Pepper Palace - Honey Chipotle Rum BBQ

 

Barbecue Sauce:  X Hot – Consumer Ready

1st Pepper Palace - Black Rock Scorpion BBQ

2nd Fischer & Wieser Specialty Foods, Inc. - Ghost Pepper BBQ Sauce

3rd Grandville's Gourmet BBQ Sauces - Extra Spicy BBQ Jam

 

Barbecue Sauce:  Fruit Based – Consumer Ready

1st Race City Sauceworks - Applachian Black Cherry & Moonshine BBQ

2nd Grandville's Gourmet BBQ Sauces - Pineapple BBQ Jam

3rd Pepper Palace - Cinnamon Apple

 

Barbecue Sauce: Fruit Based

1st Hoboken Eddie's - Apple Brandy

2nd Porky's Gourmet Foods - Apple Cinnamin BBQ Sauce

3rd Pepper Palace - Cinnamon & Apples BBQ

 

Barbecue Sauce:  Mustard Based – Consumer Ready

1st Croix Valley Foods - Croix Valley Honey Dijon Barbecue 'N Brat Sauce

2nd SuckleBusters Inc. - SuckleBusters Gold BBQ Sauce

3rd Sam Dog Barbeque - Sam Dog Barbeque "Yellow Dog"

 

Barbecue Sauce:  Tomato Based – Consumer Ready

1st CattleBoyZ Foods Ltd. - Chipotle Maple Bacon BBQ Sauce

2nd Timothy's Gourmet House LLC - Tim's Texas 2 Step BBQ Sauce

3rd Cowboy BBQ - Bourbon Infused Sweet & Smokey Meat Moppin

 

Barbecue Sauce:  Vinegar Based – Consumer Ready

1st Porky's Gourmet Foods - Historic Lynchburg Balsamic Barbecue Sauce

2nd Woody's Bar-B-Q Sauce Co. - Woody's Original Mild Bar-B-Q Sauce

3rd Sucklebusters, Inc. - SuckleBusters Original BBQ Sauce

 

Barbecue Sauce:  Specialty – Consumer Ready

1st Grandville's Gourmet BBQ Sauces - Original BBQ Jam

2nd Fischer & Wieser Specialty Foods, Inc. - Korean BBQ Sauce

3rd Woody's Bar-B-Q Sauce Co. - Woody's Marinade & Baste

 

Best Condiment

Texas Select Seasonings - Apple Strawberry Habanero

 

Condiments:  Asian/Stir Fry Sauce – Consumer Ready

1st Quaker Steak & Lube - Thai 'R' Cracker

2nd Patter Fam Sauces - Spicy Orange Glaze

3rd Texas Creek Products - Tropical Ghost Hot Sauce Glaze

 

Condiments:  Horseradish – Consumer Ready

1st Pepper Palace - Nasal Napalm

2nd PuckerButt Pepper Company - Smokin' Ed's Smokin Hot

3rd PuckerButt Pepper Company - Jalapeno Horseradish

 

Condiments:  Jam/Jelly – Consumer Ready

1st Texas Select Seasonings - Apple Strawberry Habanero

2nd Papa Perry's Pepper Products - Sweet & Spicy Strawberry Sauce

3rd Minnesota Specialty Foods - Mango Habanero Jam (Medium)

 

Condiments:  Mustard – Consumer Ready

1st Lusty Monk Mustard - Altar Boy

2nd Lusty Monk Mustard - Lusty Monk Original Sin

3rd Diane's Sweet Heat - I Dare You Stupit Mustard

 

Condiments: Relish – Consumer Ready

1st Pepper Palace - 99% Jalapeno Relish

2nd Cottage Lane Kitchen - Cape Fear

3rd Cottage Lane Kitchen - Get Me A Switch

 

Condiments:  Salad Dressing – Consumer Ready

1st Gunther's Gourmet Groceries, LLC - Lemon Oregano

2nd Gunther's Gourmet Groceries, LLC - Roasted Garlic & Sundried Tomato

3rd Gunther's Gourmet Groceries, LLC - Orange Balsamic

 

Condiments:  Specialty – Consumer Ready

1st Porky's Gourmet Foods - Historic Lynchburg Spiced Curry Ketchup

2nd Pepper Palace - Chipotle Ketchup

3rd Pepper Palace - Simply Steak Sauce

 

Best Hot Sauce

Born to Hula, LLC - Ghost of Ancho

 

Hot Sauce:  Asian Style – Consumer Ready

1st Scorpion Gourmet Hot Sauce LLC - Scorpion Gourmet Hot

2nd Lucky Dog Hot Sauce - Red Label

3rd PuckerButt Pepper Company - Smokin' Ed's Pineapple Ginger Sauce

 

Hot Sauce:  Caribbean Style – Consumer Ready

1st High River Sauces - Tears Of The Sun

2nd Patter Fam Sauces - Jamaican Jerk

3rd Humboldt Hotsauce - Island Style

 

Hot Sauce:  Louisiana Style – Consumer Ready

1st Pepper Palace - Flavor of New Orleans Hot Sauce

2nd PuckerButt Pepper Company - Edible Lava

3rd Frankie V's Kitchen - Frankie V's Orange Label

 

Hot Sauce:  Cayenne – Consumer Ready

1st Pepper Palace - Horseradish Oyster Hot Sauce

2nd Woody's Bar-B-Q Sauce Co. - Woody's Hickory Hot Bar-B-Q Sauce

3rd Race City Sauceworks - Carolina Cayenne

 

Hot Sauce:  Chipotle – Consumer Ready

1st High River Sauces - Hellacious

2nd Race City Sauceworks - Carolina Reserve

3rd Pepper Palace - Chipotle Bourbon Hot Sauce

 

Hot Sauce:  Fruit Based – Consumer Ready

1st Gunther's Gourmet Groceries, LLC - Pineapple Orange Hot Sauce With Mango

2nd Born to Hula, LLC - Smokin' Pineapple

3rd Jungle Heat - Mango Heat

 

Hot Sauce: Habanero – Consumer Ready

1st Fat Cat Gourmet Foods - Mexican-Style Habanero

2nd The Karma Sauce Company - Cherry Bomb Hot Sauce

3rd El Verraco Hot Sauce - Cinco Sauce

 

Hot Sauce:  Ultra Hot – Consumer Ready

1st High River Sauces - Rogue

2nd The Feisty Parrot LLC - Feisty Parrot Savage Beast

3rd PuckerButt Pepper Company - Carolina Reaper Sauce

 

Hot Sauce:  Jalapeno – Consumer Ready

1st Pepper Palace - Tequilapeno Hot Sauce

2nd MMXI - Thick and Spicy Hot Sauce

3rd Lucky Dog Hot Sauce - Purple Label

 

Hot Sauce:  Pepper Blend – Consumer Ready

1st Born to Hula, LLC - Ghost of Ancho

2nd Jungle Heat - Scorpion Sting

3rd Lucky Dog Hot Sauce - Black Label

 

Hot Sauce: Mild – Consumer Ready

1st Lucky Dog Hot Sauce - Purple Label

2nd Gunther's Gourmet Groceries, LLC - Pineapple Orange Hot Sauce With Mango

3rd Fat Cat Gourmet Foods - Surprisingly Mild Guajillo Ghost

 

Hot Sauce:  Medium – Consumer Ready

1st Red Canyon Spice - Raptor Original

2nd Lucky Dog Hot Sauce - Orange Label

3rd El Verraco Hot Sauce - Cinco Sauce

 

Hot Sauce:  Hot – Consumer Ready

1st The Karma Sauce Company - Cherry Bomb Hot Sauce

2nd Lucky Dog Hot Sauce - Pink Label

3rd Scotty O'Hotty Gourmet - Premium Habanero Sauce

 

Hot Sauce:  X Hot – Consumer Ready

1st Race City Sauceworks - Born to Hula Habanero Ancho Chili

2nd Texas Creek Products - Texas Creek Ghost Fire Hot Sauce

3rd High Rivers Sauces - Rogue - Blood Orange, Scorpion, Ghost, Serrano

 

Hot Sauce: X-Hot

1st Hound Comics - 98 Octane Ghost Pepper Reserve

2nd Fat Cat Gourmet Foods - Chairman Meow's Revenge

3rd Patter Fam Sauces - Holy Ghost Revival

 

Best Fresh Salsa

Garden Fresh Salsa - Garden Fresh gourmet Jack's Special Hot

 

Fresh Salsa: Mild – Consumer Ready

1st Cita's Salsa - Garden Green

2nd Garden Fresh Salsa - Garden Fresh Gourmet Fire Roasted Vegetable

3rd Garden Fresh Salsa - Garden Fresh Gourmet Jack's Special Mild

 

Fresh Salsa: Medium – Consumer Ready

1st Garden Fresh Salsa - Garden Fresh Gourmet Jack's Special Medium

2nd Garden Fresh Salsa - Garden Fresh Gourmet Fire Roasted Vegetable Medium

3rd Ana's Foods - Ana's Restaurant Style Salsa

 

Fresh Salsa: Hot – Consumer Ready

1st Garden Fresh Salsa - Garden Fresh gourmet Jack's Special Hot

2nd Garden Fresh Salsa - Garden Fresh Gourmet Screamin' Hot

3rd Garden Fresh Salsa - Garden Fresh Gourmet Jack's Jamaican Hot

 

Fresh Salsa: Fruit – Consumer Ready

1st Cita's Salsa - Mango-Pina

2nd Garden Fresh Salsa - Garden Fresh Gourmet Mango Habanero with Ginger & Honey

3rd Garden Fresh Salsa - Garden Fresh Gourmet Mango Peach

 

Fresh Salsa: Specialty – Consumer Ready

1st Garden Fresh Salsa - Garden Fresh Gourmet Tomatillo Salsa

2nd Garden Fresh Salsa - Garden Fresh Gourmet Nino's Black Bean & Corn Salsa Medium

3rd Garden Fresh Salsa - Garden Fresh Gourmet Five Pepper Salsa

 

Best Salsa

Texas Select Seasonings - Southwest Poblano

 

Salsa: Mild – Consumer Ready

1st Gunther's Gourmet Groceries, LLC - Black & White Bean Salsa

2nd Gunther's Gourmet Groceries, LLC - Lime Mango Salsa

3rd Texas Brew Salsa - Honey Roasted Chipotle No Heat Mild

 

Salsa: Medium – Consumer Ready

1st Texas Select Seasonings - Southwest Poblano

2nd Gunther's Gourmet Groceries, LLC - Jalapeno Salsa Fresca

3rd If You Dare Foods - Flicker of Fire

 

Salsa: Hot – Consumer Ready

1st Sweet Slap'n Salsa Co. LLC - Hot Peach Salsa

2nd Jalsa Foods - Jalsa

3rd Little Diablo Salsa - Little Diablo Hot Salsa

 

Salsa: X Hot – Consumer Ready

1st La Familia Salsa Co LLC - XX Red Scorpion

2nd If You Dare Foods - Fire in the Hole

3rd PuckerButt Pepper Company - Linda's Stupit PMS

 

Salsa: Bean & Corn – Consumer Ready

1st Gunther's Gourmet Groceries, LLC - Black & White Bean Salsa

2nd Gunther's Gourmet Groceries, LLC - Spicy Chipotle Pepper & Smoked Corn Salsa

3rd Sweet Slap'n Salsa Co. LLC - Medium Black Bean & Corn Salsa

 

Salsa: Chipotle – Consumer Ready

1st Little Diablo Salsa - Little Diablo Medium Chipotle

2nd Stagecoach Salsa Company - Smoke & Fire

3rd Gunther's Gourmet Groceries, LLC - Spicy Chipotle Pepper & Smoked Corn Salsa

 

Salsa: Fruit – Consumer Ready

1st Gunther's Gourmet Groceries, LLC - Peach Salsa

2nd Sweet Slap'n Salsa Co. LLC - Strawberry Salsa

3rd Gunther's Gourmet Groceries, LLC - Fiery Cranberry Habanero

 

Salsa: Exotic Blend – Consumer Ready

1st Texas Select Seasonings - Wild Bill's Ghost Pepper Salsa

2nd Little Diablo Salsa - Little Diablo Mild Garlic

3rd Little Diablo Salsa - Little Diablo Mild Artichoke

 

Salsa: Verde/Tomatillo – Consumer Ready

1st Silverleaf International - Ghost Pepper Salsa Verde

2nd Texas Select Seasonings - Tomatillo Avocado

3rd Xochitl, Inc. - Salsa Xochitl Asada Verde

 

Best Snack

Pam's Market Popcorn - Naughty Nice Sweet Potato Spice Popcorn

 

Snack: Cheese – Consumer Ready

1st Cabot Creamery Cooperative - Cabbot Habanero Chedder

2nd Cabot Creamery Cooperative - Cabot Pepper Jack Cheese

3rd Garden Fresh Salsa - Garden Fresh Gourmet Artichoke Spinach 4 Cheese

 

Snack: Chips – Consumer Ready

1st Garden Fresh Salsa - Garden Fresh Gourmet Blue Corn Tortilla Chips

2nd Garden Fresh Salsa - Garden Fresh Gourmet Original Tortilla Chips

3rd Garden Fresh Salsa - Garden Fresh Gourmet Sesame Tortilla Chips

 

Snack: Jerky – Consumer Ready

1st The Jerky Connection - Lizard Wizard

2nd Chili Dawg's Foods of Fire - Dawghouse Jerky-Fiery Beef

3rd Devil's Breath Chile Company - Werewolf Jerky

 

Snack: Pickles – Consumer Ready

1st Pepper Palace - Habanero Chunk Pickles

2nd Pepper Palace - Pineapple Bread & Butter Pickles

3rd Pepper Palace - Horseradish Pickles

 

Snack: Pickled Other – Consumer Ready

1st Smokin Texas Gourmet - L'il Gems Candied Jalapenos

2nd Silverleaf International - Marinated Garlic with Ghost Peppers

3rd La Familia Salsa Co LLC - Candied Jalapenos

 

Snack: Prepared Dip – Consumer Ready

1st Gunther's Gourmet Groceries, LLC - Spicy Black Bean Dip with Lime

2nd Garden Fresh Salsa - Garden Fresh Gourmet Cream Cheese and Salsa

3rd Garden Fresh Salsa - Garden Fresh Gourmet Gourmet Guacamole Mild

 

Snack: Salty Snack – Consumer Ready

1st Pam's Market Popcorn - Naughty Nice Sweet Potato Spice Popcorn

2nd Deano's Jalapenos - All Natural White Cheddar Jalapeno Chips

3rd Xochitl, Inc. - Xochitl Papitas Salt & Vinegar Kettle Style

 

Best Zesty Sweets

Texas Toffee / PepperSmack - Texas Ghost Pecan Toffee

 

Zesty Sweets: Candy/Chocolate -Consumer Ready

1st Texas Toffee / PepperSmack - Texas Ghost Pecan Toffee

2nd Texas Toffee / PepperSmack - Texas Scorpion Pecan Toffee

3rd Poco Dolce Confections - Super Chile Toffee Squares

 

Best Cook Off

All Spice Cafe - Cayenne Habanero XXX

 

Cook-Off Food: Chile Con Carne

1st Texas Select Seasonings - Ghost Dust XXHot Chili Seasoning

2nd Pepper Palace - Chili Starter

3rd Pecos Red Products - Pecos Red Chili Mix

 

Cook-Off Food: Dry Seasoning/Rub

1st Cowboy BBQ - Salty Bronc Seasoning

2nd Crawfish Connection - Mike's Mojo Seasoning Craw Boil

3rd Chili Dawg's Foods of Fire - Habanero

 

Cook-Off Food: Table Seasoning

1st Chipotle Texas - Sabroso Blends Chipotle Pizza Topper

2nd SaltWorks, Inc. - Hellfire® Smoked Habanero Sea Salt

3rd Woody's Bar-B-Q Sauce Co. - Woody's Bar-B-Q Dry Rub & Seasoning

 

Cook-Off Food: Asian Seasoning or Marinade

1st Sean's booYah! - Sean's booYah! Bali

2nd Pepper Palace - Sweet But Sassy

3rd Sean's booYah! - Sean's booYah! Buffayaki

 

Cook-Off Food: Latin Seasoning or Marinade

1st Ana's Foods - Ana's Chorizo Seasoning Mix

2nd Sean's booYah! - Sean's booYah! Stinky Bee

3rd Sean's booYah! - Sean's booYah! Christmas Island Hot

 

Cook-Off Food: Wing Sauce Mild/Medium

1st Sean's booYah! - Sean's booYah! Stinky Bee

2nd Sean's booYah! - Sean's booYah! Buffayaki

3rd Sean's booYah! - Sean's booYah! Sorta Hot

 

Cook-Off Food: Wing Sauce Hot/X Hot

1st All Spice Cafe - Cayenne Habanero XXX

2nd Sean's booYah! - Sean's booYah! The Hammer

3rd Sean's booYah! - Sean's booYah! Bali

 

Cook-Off Beverage: Bloody Mary Mix

1st Hankerings LLC – Salvy Sousa - Salvy Sousa Bloody Bull Bloody Mary Mix

2nd Bloody Revolution - Bloody Revolution "Smoked Habanero"

3rd Walker Feed Co. - Bloody Mary Mix

 

Cook-Off Beverage: Other Beverage/Cocktail Mix

1st Race City Sauceworks - Owem G. Williker's Salted Caramel & Milk Chocolate Elixic

2nd Smokin Texas Gourmet - Votew All Natural Beverage Mix

3rd Pepper Palace - Spice Energy Drink

 

Cook-Off Specialty

1st The Spice Boys - Ragin Cajun

2nd Patter Fam Sauces - Arrabiata Sauce

3rd Sean's booYah! - Sean's Booyah Bali

 

 

 

Best New Product Consumer Ready food

1st Poco Dolce Confections - Spicy Peanut Brittle

2nd The Feisty Parrot LLC - Feisty Parrot Savage Beast

3rd Sadie B Foods, Inc - Jamaican Mango Jerk Sauce

 

Best New Product Cook-Off

1st SaltWorks, Inc. - Fusion® VenomTM Sea Salt

2nd CattleBoyZ Foods - Chipotle Maple Bacon BBQ Sauce

3rd Twang Partners, LTD - Margaritaville Pina Colada Cocktail Sugar

 

Marketing: Label

1st My Chihuahua Bites Salsa - My Chihuahua Bites Salsa Blanco Party Dip

2nd My Chihuahua Bites Salsa - My Chihuahua Bites Salsa Hot

3rd High River Sauces - Grapes Of Wrath

 

Marketing: Logo

1st High River Sauces - High River Sauces

2nd The Feisty Parrot LLC - Feisty Parrot

3rd My Chihuahua Bites Salsa - My Chihuahua Bites Salsa

 

Marketing: Product Packaging

1st Fischer & Wieser Specialty Foods, Inc. - The Reserve Pack

2nd Gunther's Gourmet Groceries, LLC - The Salsa Sampler

3rd Jalapeno Jeaven - Jalapeno Grill Rack

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