Varietal Chile Pepper Extracts

A trio of fiery goodness from David Rosengarten and the Henry Family Farm

Established New York food critic and author David Rosengarten continues to surprise and delight foodies with his wit and passion for flavors of all types. He’s just launched his new line of special finds called “Gastronomic Selections,” and the first products are a trio of varietal chile extracts made by farmer Bob Henry on his farm in Shenandoah Valley, Virginia. The chiles are handpicked and …

Pique Mi Madre

Small batch Puerto Rican hot sauce packs heat in a great-looking bottle

Hand-picked, prepared and packaged in the mountain town of Coamo, Puerto Rico, Pique Mi Madre is the best-looking hot sauce we’ve also enjoyed tasting. The family-owned company uses only the choicest habanero peppers to give Mi Madre its kick, nicely balanced by a short list of preservative-free ingredients grown locally in the lush mountainous environment. The clear glass bottle displays the large peppers and fresh …

Sir Kensington Ketchup

A wholesome alternative to everyone's favorite french fry condiment

A healthful mix of tomatoes, agave nectar, apple cider vinegar and other natural ingredients puts Sir Kensington Ketchup on the map somewhere between June Taylor‘s ultra-artisinal ketchup and the fridge staple from Heinz. The Classic version of their “gourmet scooping” ketchup contains less sugar, sodium and calories than Heinz, making it an ideal alternative for the ubiquitous condiment. But both the Classic and Spiced flavors …