Eating chilies cuts risk of death from heart attack and stroke, study says

That delicious penne all’arrabiata may have benefits that go further than putting a smile on your face, according to a new study. For many years, chili has been hailed for its therapeutic properties, and now researchers have found that eating chili peppers regularly can cut the risk of death from heart disease and stroke. Carried out in Italy, where […]


GMO Foods The National Library of Medicine defined GMO foods as foods which have foreign genes from other plants or animals introduced into their genetic codes. Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO) is a term that is commonly used to describe crops produced through a plant breeding technique. It uses a specific type of genetic engineering. The […]

The Origin of the Ghost Pepper

The Ghost pepper is said to be one of the hottest peppers in the World. In 2006, the Guinness Book of World Records deemed it the world’s spiciest tropical species which outdid the Red Savina Habanero. In the long run, it was unseated by a new wave of super-hot chile peppers.  The present owner of the world record […]

Why Do People Like Spicy Food?

‘It isn’t hot enough unless I’m covered in sweat while eating’. A friend made this statement after eating her favorite Melinda’s hot sauce with her meal. Why do we like spicy food so much? There is an excellent reason for obsessing over spicy food. Because eating spicy can cause your body –pituitary gland and hypothalamus specifically, to […]

Avocado Lime Cilantro Crema with Melinda’s Green Sauce

Sweet Central American Crema transforms the sauce into the perfect compliment to tacos, tamales and all thing spicy and savory. I created it to go with my Fish Tacos and because i usually have some leftover, it was used with sushi, grilled shrimp, ceviche and on salads, and used well I might add! I even […]

Texas Connects Us: Melinda’s Hot Sauce

From New Orleans To Texas After relocating from New Orleans during Hurricane Katrina, this family quickly found North Texas was the perfect place to grow their business. Margaret Figueroa finds peace in her kitchen. Texas is home now. How we got here was tough, but being here has been a blessing. “I love cooking, ” […]

The Official Hot Sauce Sponsor Of Chefs For Farmers

Melinda’s is proud to be the Official Hot Sauce Sponsor of Chefs For Farmers sixth annual Main Event! Come join us to explore a mouth-watering culinary treasure map across the beautiful lawns of Dallas Heritage Village! Throw in dozens of wineries, breweries, distilleries, local food artisans, DJs, and live music, and we are set for […]

Join Us For Foodies At Nite On 10/27/18!

Come to explore what DFW’s culinary scene has to offer during Foodies At Nite. Melinda’s is proud to sponsor an event focused on serving as a platform for local entrepreneurs, businesses, and artists to showcase their talents, products, and services to the local community. Join us for a night full of delicious food, great product […]

The Best and Worst Grocery Store Hot Sauces

Have you ever walked down the grocery aisle and were overwhelmed by the number of hot sauce brands yet underwhelmed by the options? Lucky for you, Extra Crispy outlined all of the best (and the worst) hot sauces found on our favorite grocery aisle. And guess what, Melinda’s Original Habanero Sauce was featured as one […]

8 Gifts For The SpicyBae In Your Life

Meinda's 6 pk Gift Box

There’s a good chance you’ll be Spicybae’s new best friend with these epic gifts. We looked high and low to find the best gifts out there. Take a look at Melinda’s ultimate gift guide for all the Spicybaes in your life. #1 Apron You’ve been warned – hot stuff coming through! Spicybae will be the […]

Chef Fig’s Fish Tacos with Avocado-Cilantro Lime Crema

Fish Tacos with Avocado-Cilantro Lime Crema

Whether you need a break from all the heavy holiday food or want something light in the summer to grill with big flavor, make my fish tacos. They are my Mom’s favorite dish that I make and she is so picky! So needless to say, this dish is a crowd pleaser even for those who […]

Ghost Pepper Month

Melinda’s Ghost Ketchup and Hot Sauce was the flavor of the month for October 2017! From deliciously spooky festivals to special giveaways and contests, Melinda’s Ghost was busy leaving taste buds haunted with good flavor! Now available in plastic squeeze bottles, it accompanied Snuffer’s tables for the entire month for foodies to enjoy with their […]