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 […]

Melinda’s Hot Sauce Takes Tacolandia in Denver

Tacos, tacos, and more tacos was the theme at Westword’s annual taco festival, Tacolandia, in the Mile High City.  Denver foodies gathered at Civic Center Park for unlimited tacos from over 40 of the hottest restaurants in town.  Local taco trucks, restaurants and vendors alike kept Melinda’s Habanero Hot Sauces at their stations for an […]

Melinda’s Garlic Shrimp Scampi

Melinda's Garlic Shrimp Scampi

When I think about shrimp scampi, the first thing that comes to mind is the symphonic simplicity of garlic, fresh pasta and shrimp – a few ingredients sourced right all showcasing each other perfectly. Use good butter and olive oil. I prefer unsalted European creamy butter and good organic olive oil. I also think about […]

Hot ticket: Fiery foods show includes a chance to taste world’s hottest pepper

One of the leading hot sauce companies, Melinda’s is this year’s national hot sauce sponsor and will have its products at the show. Melinda’s is the 10th-best-selling hot sauce in the country, according to Fiery Foods & Barbecue show founder Dave DeWitt. The company was founded in 1989 by Greg and David Figueroa of New […]

Melinda’s Hot Sauce to Sponsor the 2017 Fiery Foods Show

In 1989, I was in my third year as editor of Chile Pepper magazine, the hottest pepper in the world was thought to the habanero, and Greg and David Figueroa launched Melinda’s Habanero Pepper Sauce. It was inevitable that the two entities would promote each other and for years the magazine featured the habanero in articles […]

Chef Uno Immanivong Returns to Fox 4 News

Steak Vermicelli Bowl Chef Uno Immanivong is opening a new stall at the Legacy Food Hall called the Red Stix Asian Street Food. It will offer Asian “Chipotle-style” noodle bowls, banh mi sandwiches and spring rolls. She joins Good Day to share one dish that puts a switch on steak or steak leftovers. Steak Vermicelli […]

Melinda’s Sweeps Ketchup Category at Scovie Awards

The 2017 Scovie Awards judging panel of top culinary experts honored Melinda’s with five awards at its annual competition recognizing the best spicy and savory food products in the business. The Scovie Awards (the Academy Awards for all things spicy) ranked Melinda’s spicy ketchups first, second and third place. Melinda’s Ghost Ketchup claimed the top […]

Mango, Garlic sauces claim top honors

Mango, Garlic sauces claim top honors in ‘World’s Most Competitive Fiery Foods Contest’ Dallas, TX  (RestaurantNews.com)  The 2017 Scovie Awards judging panel of top culinary experts honored Melinda’s with five awards at its annual competition recognizing the best spicy and savory food products in the business. The Scovie Awards (the Academy Awards for all things spicy) ranked […]

Melinda’s Ketchups Sweep the Scovies

MELINDA’S KETCHUPS SWEEP THE SCOVIES, GARLIC HOT SAUCE AND MANGO WINNERS TOO We always knew that our spicy ketchups were good, but little did we know that they were award-winning. The Scovie Awards (the Academy Awards for all things spicy) ranked Melinda’s ketchups first, second and third place. That’s right, a sweep! Melinda’s Ghost Ketchup […]

New Orleans Shrimp Etouffee

This succulent “smothered” stew is often made with crawfish or crab instead of shrimp. Just make sure to add the shrimp at the end, so they stay plump and juicy. Making étoufée is all about building flavor: starting with a velvety roux, cooking the vegetables longer than you’d think, and scraping all those tasty bits […]