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It’s Cold Outside, but Hot Inside

Spice up your holidays with a few new hot sauces in grocery department!

motherinlawsMother in Law’s Gochujang Fermented Chile Paste – this authentically spiced chili paste concentrate is one of the most popular pantry staples in Korea. Use it as you would tomato paste to create delicious dips, sauces, or sandwich spreads. Prized for its umami flavors, this signature Gochu (chile) Jang (fermented paste) is made using time-honored traditional methods, free of artificial flavors, sweeteners, or added MSG. This concentrate shines with the flavors of fermented garlic and chili peppers, and makes a great base for spicy salad dressings, soups, or marinades. Versatile and long-lasting, Mother in Law’s Gochujang paste is made in Korea and on sale for $8.99 per 10 oz.

doolieslittleDoolie’s Hot Hot Sauce – a new, unexpected, and refreshing locally made fresh hot sauce that rides the line between hot sauce and salsa. Made in the east African style by company founder Abdul Mohamud, Doolie’s Hot Hot Sauce features the bold and sweet flavors of diced jalapeno peppers, fresh squeezed lemon juicem and flakes of real, dried sweetened coconut. Bright green with a light texture, add it to soups, pizza, rice, and pasta dishes, or use as a salad dressing. Try it as a marinade for chicken, beef, and fish or a dip for your favorite sandwich. Naturally gluten-free, pair it with our Deli’s Fresh Cranberry Relish for an exceptional dip for chips, cheese, and vegetables. Made in Seattle, Doolie’s Hot Hot Sauce is now on sale for $5.49 each per 16 oz – look for it in our chill case next to the water refill machine.

By: Claire

ClaireClaire Harlock Garber loves to eat and drink and write about it. She has worked in the food industry for nearly a decade and was on staff at the Skagit Valley Co-op from 2010-2018, writing the regular columns Skagit Brew Corner, The Cheese Whisperer, The Bounty of Bulk, and What's Dippin' in the Well for the Co-op's blog, as well as articles for the Natural Enquirer newsletter.