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Louisiana hot sauce Blog Posts

KJ’s Louisiana Hot Sauce

KJ’s Lousiana Hot Sauce might surprise you. People who are not big fans of Louisiana-style hot sauce have these types of comments:

“I usually don’t care for Louisiana hot sauce because it doesn’t have much flavor, but yours tastes SO GOOD!”

Recently we had our kids over and broke open all our bottles for them to taste on chips. EVEN THOSE kids who thought they’d like all the other sauces better ended up asking to take one our Louisiana bottles home! It’s just that good people!

the best Louisiana Hot sauce

Look up a description of “Louisiana hot sauce” on the web and you typically will find that most commercial Louisiana hot sauces simply use peppers like tabasco and cayenne with salt and vinegar, which means simply that they deliver heat, but well, unfortunately not much FLAVOR.

So you might ask – why DOES KJ’s Louisiana hot sauce taste so good?

Just like our other hot sauces, we impart our sauces with additional vegetables and spices, and, after numerous taste tests, by request, we actually bump up the heat in our Louisiana sauce with fiery, fruity habanero peppers.

the best tasting Louisiana hot sauce

And like our other sauces, we ferment our chilies first to give even MORE flavor. This ferment process does amazing things to the chilies and vegetables. Remember that saying that “all good things take time”? Yep, it’s true when it comes to hot sauce! Typically, the longer the ferment, the better it tastes. So, add all this added love, ingredients and percolating time up, and you’ll understand why we get the glowing comments about our KJ’s Louisiana Hot Sauce!

Things you might want to try KJ’s Lousiana Hot Sauce on:

  • Wings or any fried or grilled chicken
  • Pulled pork sandwiches
  • Meat marinades
  • Dips
  • Drizzled on top of hummus
  • Eggs
  • Tacos
  • Burgers

We urge you to give our Louisiana hot sauce a try and see if it’s better than any store-bought you’ve tried in the past!


KJ’s Pineapple Habanero Hot Sauce

KJ’s Pineapple Habanero Hot Sauce is one of our favorites featuring a tropical flare. It is perfectly blended and balanced with a nice hint of sweetness from pineapple, but also a nice kick from the habanero peppers. This sauce is on our medium-hot scale and is hot enough to make you love it, but not hot enough to be intolerable to those who don’t like scorching mind-numbing heat!

Pineapple Habanero Hot Sauce

As always, we add other vegetable flavors, like garlic to round out this sauce and it is delicious on seafood tacos, pizza and just about anything else you can think of to sprinkle it on! I mean, why would you use the same-old-sauces you can get at the store all of the time on all different kinds of food when you can choose to try one with a different flare, like PINEAPPLE?!

Pineapple Habanero Hot Sauce

We keep one of each of our sauces in the door shelf of our refrigerator and love having a choice for whatever mood strikes us at any given meal. We find ourselves reaching for this one over and over where any pork meal is being offered. It’s really fantastic on Hawaiian pizza with ham and pineapple but it’s equally wonderful drizzled on pork loin or pork chops! We’ve even found it wonderful dotted over our ham and cheese omelets or even sprinkled over hollandaise sauce on eggs benedict prepared with Canadian ham or bacon!

It’s also delicious on any type of shrimp dish (try this seafood and pineapple fried rice recipe!).

Looking to try some? Let me direct you to where you can find this deliciousness!

You can find it in our shop by clicking here. Also, if you love this, try our other fruity habanero sauces you can ALSO see in the shop. All the habaneros are medium to hot heat and really have a wonderful balance to them that hits all the taste buds of sweet, hot, sour and savory!

We hope you enjoy all our sauces and give KJ’s Pineapple Habanero Hot Sauce a try!

Strawberry Peach Habanero Hot Sauce Blog Posts

KJ’s Strawberry Peach Habanero Hot Sauce

We are really proud of KJ’s Strawberry Peach Habanero Hot Sauce. We kept tweaking this one until we got it just right and the reviews have been tremendous!

Strawberry Peach Habanero Hot Sauce

We started out with just peach, and then felt like it needed a little something something at the end and strawberry seemed an unlikely but delicious solution! blending the fruit in at the end, gives it a real punch of flavor .

Our son pours a lake of this KJ’s Strawberry Peach Habanero hot sauce on his hummus before he eats it and it is equally good on fish tacos, salmon, chicken of any kind and especially hotwings! Trying mixing it into a vinaigrette for a special salad dressing! Fruity habanero hot sauces are really good drizzled over fall soups like butternut squash bisque!

If you love this habanero sauce, you’ll love our other ones like Mango Habanero and Pineapple Habanero. All there are on the hot end of the spicy scale but not too hot to enjoy!


KJs Charred Red and Green Hot Sauce Blog Posts

KJ’s Charred Sauce Line

When we started playing around with sauce recipes, we naturally gravitated to making this special KJ’s Charred Sauce Line with our first two sauces – KJ’s Charred Green Hot Sauce and KJ’s Charred Red Hot Sauce.

Anytime you grill or roast a vegetable, it just magnificently skyrockets the flavors into another realm, and we found that peppers are no different.

Our Charred Green Hot Sauce uses a blend of green, grilled and charred peppers specially blended with spices for a smoky and medium heat taste bud sensation.

We love it on grilled hot wings, quesadillas and even right on a tortilla chip!

KJs Charred Sauce Line

Our KJ’s Charred Red Hot Sauce raises the bar even further by adding in dried ancho peppers to the mix.

We love it on grilled steak, ribs or even a burger!

KJ's Charred Sauce Line

At KJ’s we love to play around with dried chiles as well, so it made sense to add them to one of our KJ’s Charred Sauce Line sauces. Their fruity, smoky flavors offer something fresh peppers can’t – and the result?

Stupendously fabulous flavor!

These sauces are particularly good on crispy grilled or roasted chicken, any kind of taco, or straight off the spoon!

Try one of these sauces from our Charred Line and you may never go back to plain sauce again!

KJs Sauces Blog Posts

Let us introduce ourselves!

We’re KJ’s Sauces, specializing in making small batchs of fermented unique hot sauces for your spicy pleasure!

We love dreaming up new combinations using the freshest ingredients like peppers, pepper/fruit combinations and even char-grilling our peppers before we ferment them.

Our sauces are blended for medium heat although we do look forward to making some that will be for those who love absolute pain.

These will come about when we make “special batches”. Look for them all to sell out quick. Sign up for our emails to be alerted of these special batches!

We look forward to getting to know our hot sauce loving friends!

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