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wardd
10-30-2013, 12:53 PM
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/10/30/sriracha-shortage_n_4175604.html

and i have been looking for some to try

Flying Orca
10-30-2013, 12:59 PM
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/10/30/sriracha-shortage_n_4175604.html

and i have been looking for some to try

I feel a great disturbance in the Force, as if millions of hipsters suddenly cried out in terror and were suddenly silenced. I fear something terrible may happen.

(Seriously, in my circles, the Hot Cock is more common than ketchup...)

wardd
10-30-2013, 01:00 PM
how is it"

John of Phoenix
10-30-2013, 01:14 PM
I feel a great disturbance in the Force, as if millions of hipsters suddenly cried out in terror and were suddenly silenced. I fear something terrible may happen.

(Seriously, in my circles, the Hot Cock is more common than ketchup...)A GREAT disturbance, indeed though I can understand the problem.

When I was flying helicopters out of Lafayette, LA, I used to fly by/over Avery Island where Tabasco sauce is made. It's is not actually an "island" but a just patch of high ground that sits atop a salt dome out in the middle of the swamp. You could smell the Tabasco sauce from miles away downwind and up to 5000 feet overhead. At low altitude, it would actually make your eyes water but there's no one around to be bothered.

That Rooster Sauce is GOOD stuff - here's hoping they come up with a solution.

bogdog
10-30-2013, 01:42 PM
I got pretty much strung-out on Tabasco when I was a kid, only to discover it's just a gateway sauce for habanero addiction.

I can my own jalapenos every summer. I have the exhaust fan running non-stop, I got steam in my eyes just once when I was younger, looked like a pink raccoon with a red mask.

LeeG
10-30-2013, 01:48 PM
As I tip toe out to the store, no panic, brb.

Flying Orca
10-30-2013, 01:53 PM
how is it"

Oh, it's good. Nice balance between the four fundamentals (hot, sour, salty, sweet).

Canoez
10-30-2013, 02:04 PM
Like Sriracha, but have been using more of this lately:

http://i39.tinypic.com/308b4fp.jpg

LeeG
10-30-2013, 02:44 PM
No panic, got two bottles.

wardd
10-30-2013, 02:46 PM
No panic, got two bottles.

under guard?

LeeG
10-30-2013, 02:48 PM
Nope, just a regular purchase, maybe I'll get a couple more this evening at another store.

Figment
10-30-2013, 02:55 PM
Actual sriracha may be going short, but just like "Tabasco" there are plenty of similar sauces out there. I can't remember which one I have at home, some damn bird on the label, it zings-up my food just fine.

For the underwear, though, I went with the real deal.
http://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/0032/7882/products/hot_cock_boxer_briefs_large_medium.jpg?881

David W Pratt
10-30-2013, 02:55 PM
When working with peppers, always wash your hands before handling your privates, DAMHIK

LeeG
10-30-2013, 02:56 PM
When working with peppers, always wash your hands before handling your privates, DAMHIK

Si!

BETTY-B
10-30-2013, 03:40 PM
When working with peppers, always wash your hands before handling your privates, DAMHIK

And when using ghost peppers, dont handle your privates for two days without gloves. No matter how hard you have scrubbed. DAMHIK.

Sriracha has never ever hired a salesman nor spent one dime on advertising. I'm just thankful that 30 years on, I dont have to drive all the way to Chinatown to buy it anymore.

Flying Orca
10-30-2013, 03:54 PM
Like Sriracha, but have been using more of this lately:

http://i39.tinypic.com/308b4fp.jpg

I'll have to try that - we keep Cholula's around but variety is its own spice, to paraphrase Pope or Shakespeare or someone like that...

BETTY-B
10-30-2013, 04:02 PM
An interesting nautical fact about the company is that Huy Fong is not the guy but the vessel that took him to the US when he immigrated.

Back in the nineties I would order it by the case for my studio. Strait from the factory. I'd frequently send bottles home with guests that were new to the product. It was insanely cheap and I see they still do that. And it looks like the same web page even! :d

Canoez
10-30-2013, 04:02 PM
I'll have to try that - we keep Cholula's around but variety is its own spice, to paraphrase Pope or Shakespeare or someone like that...

I like the Cholula also, but they're just different. Both are pretty mild, really, but a nice flavor.

bogdog
10-30-2013, 04:02 PM
This is a mustard bonney pepper sauce I use, only have three bottles left, it's been discontinued I guess.
http://www.hollywoodsauce.com/uploaded_files/products/4a204baa9d112b200_.jpg

LeeG
10-30-2013, 04:28 PM
Oh, it's good. Nice balance between the four fundamentals (hot, sour, salty, sweet).

Yeah, it's really a step above catchup but you're right, that balance. Gotta get a couple more bottles, people look hungry in the condiment aisle.

GregW
10-30-2013, 05:37 PM
For those who demand a little more performance to their roster sauces - sriracha has a sibling:

http://i23.photobucket.com/albums/b393/Gregwpl/chiligarlic_zpscd7f6786.jpg

Michael Beckman
10-30-2013, 05:59 PM
Sriracha + mayo makes the best sauce for french fries.

CWSmith
10-30-2013, 07:19 PM
It's great stuff on my morning bagel with sausage, egg and cheese, but I confess that I always come home to Chipotle.

Flying Orca
10-30-2013, 08:30 PM
For those who demand a little more performance to their roster sauces - sriracha has a sibling:

http://i23.photobucket.com/albums/b393/Gregwpl/chiligarlic_zpscd7f6786.jpg

Also a Good Thing but a rather different animal - more of a flavour base than a condiment in my experience, although a half-teaspoon does perk up the fish sauce dressing in a vermicelli bowl rather nicely.

Canoez
10-30-2013, 08:36 PM
Sriracha + mayo makes the best sauce for french fries.

Damn you, sir.

I must try this now.

(How goes, Michael? Long time no see!)

LeeG
10-30-2013, 08:39 PM
For those who demand a little more performance to their roster sauces - sriracha has a sibling:

http://i23.photobucket.com/albums/b393/Gregwpl/chiligarlic_zpscd7f6786.jpg

Well done! A shmear in a bowl before pouring in soup, a dab on cabbage, or that one condiment no one else uses up.

C. Ross
10-30-2013, 11:00 PM
No panic, got two bottles.

That just might get me through Thanksgiving.

No way I could make it to Christmas with such a meager supply.

wardd
11-01-2013, 12:48 PM
Sriracha Shortage Avoided!


http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/10/31/sriracha-factory-shutdown_n_4181528.html?utm_hp_ref=business