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The State of Hot Sauce and Chile Blogs in 2011

The State of Hot Sauce and Chile Blogs in 2011The State of Hot Sauce and Chile Blogs in 2011It’s time to revisit one of my favorite topics – other hot sauce blogs! Despite the advent of social networking streams like Facebook, Twitter and Google+, the now mature tool of blogging remains largely influential not to mention a still easy-to-access method of acquiring news and information about the movers and shakers in the fiery foods industry and the wonderful (and sometimes admittedly not-so-wonderful) products they create.

I’m a huge fan of spicy food blogs. I have an extensive array of RSS feed links dialed up in Google Reader which helps me to stay abreast of the daily talk and happenings in the Chilehead Nation. The vast variety and differences in focus make keeping up on the latest links from my blogging brethren fun…

Are We in the Midst of a Hot Sauce Blog Renaissance?

Are We in the Midst of a Hot Sauce Blog Renaissance?Nearly two years ago, it was suggested on The Hot Zone Online by Joe and Linda Levinson that the chilehead blogging world was entering a slow-down period. At the time, I agreed with their assessment. And subsequently because of the cooling-off, it lit a fire under me to focus more of my little blog’s focus on my spicy food obsession than other topics (in hindsight, it proved to be a wise decision because previously my subject matter was all over the map).

Since then, newer blogs have burst onto the hot sauce scene. Sure, a few sites have already dropped off the radar, a couple are rarely updated and have grown stagnant (’tis the nature of the interwebs), but there are now more quality chile pepper and fiery foods-focused blogs than I can ever recall. As a huge fan of many of these web destinations, I am ecstatic, for I can feed my spicy cravings with more reviews, news, photos and commentary virtually every day without skipping a beat…