Hot Pepper Sauce

Made from fresh hot chili peppers, onions, ginger, lemon juice, horseradish, turmeric, mustard and apple cider vinegar, Shaquanda’s Hot Pepper Sauce first made its appearance at queer party Bushwig in 2013. When asked to perform as Shaquanda (the drag persona of Andre Springer), Springer said she would oblige if food could be part of the show. After her performance, Shaquanda handed out samples to the …

Black Truffle Ranch

Trufflin’s Black Truffle Ranch doubles as a dipping sauce and a salad dressing. The NYC-based brand’s consideration for the condiment’s thickness lends it its duality. Plus, the formulators toyed with the percentage of black truffle oil the entire composition should be—in this case it’s olive oil mixed with 1% black truffle concentrate. A blend of herbs and spices contribute to the overall flavor, and a …

Southeast Asian Starter Trio

Omsom’s starters comprise the sauces, aromatics, and seasonings needed to cook quintessential Southeast Asian dishes like Vietnamese Lemongrass BBQ, Thai Larb, and Filipino Sisig. The Omsom Sampler Trio—a box of six starters; two for each aforementioned dish—comes complete with cooking instructions. Each serves two or three people, meaning the pack provides the base for 12 to 18 meals. Plus, 5% of their June sales go …