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The Firecast Podcast Returning For 2016 Episodes

the-firecast-hot-sauce-bbq-chile-pepper-podcast-2016There is great news for chileheads, BBQers and fiery foods fans everywhere!

After taking a brief hiatus, The Firecast Spicy Food, BBQ and Hot Sauce Podcast Show is returning soon with all-new episodes for its 2016 season! Some cool topics and guests are planned with the coverage all you foodies have grown to love.

As always, listening to The Firecast is extremely easy! There are a vast number of ways to listen, subscribe ad download the episodes on virtual every internet-enabled electronic device known to man. Go to The Firecast‘s Subscribe and Connect page to peruse all the different options you have available.

The Firecast is the most listened-to show on the internet with a focus on hot sauce, fiery foods and BBQ. The program aims to feature the best and most diverse coverage of spicy food, sauces, seasoning, grilling, barbecue smoking, chile peppers, buffalo wings, chili and more, with weekly product previews and interviews with the biggest movers and shakers in the industry. New podcast episodes are released roughly twice per month.

The Firecast Podcast is downloaded on average of over 45,000 times per month, with new episodes racking up more than 12,000 downloads each.  The show began in 2010 as a YouTube video show, and transitioned into its current audio format in mid-2012.

Website Link: http://www.thefirecast.com.

Firecast Podcast Episode #87 – Dana Romero on the CABOOM! CaJohn Hard Documentary

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Episode #87 – Dana Romero on the CABOOM! CaJohn Hard Documentary

Dana Romero, producer of the Louisiana Hot Sauce Expo and the World Hot Sauce Awards, chats to Scott about the upcoming documentary on John “CaJohn” Hard titled CaBOOM! Also, Ken and Scott review Born to Hula Smokehaus Salsa.

Links mentioned in the episode:

The Firecast is Sponsored in Part By:

  • Heat Hot Sauce Shop – Get $4.95 flat rate shipping on ALL US orders! Plus, Heat Hot Sauce Shop offers a great Hot Sauce of the Month Club, which you can sign up for and get 10% off with the keyword “FIRECAST”.
  • Chilehead Tees – Are you a heat freak? Whether you love hot sauce, chile peppers, buffalo wings, BBQ, bacon, or anything dealing with fiery & spicy foods, this is the place to get t-shirts and swag to show off your obsession.
  • Sucklebusters – Texas BBQ Rubs, BBQ Sauces & Texas GunPowder! SuckleBusters is preferred by competition BBQ Cooks, and has won numerous awards including back-to-back 1st Place sauce wins at the American Royal – the World series of BBQ competitions.
  • Dr. BBQ’s Low & Slow BBQ at Home Online Barbecue Class

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Firecast Podcast Episode #86 – Ed Currie of the Pucker Butt Pepper Company Interview, Plus American Hot Sauce Genres

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Episode #86 – Ed Currie of the Pucker Butt Pepper Company Interview, Plus American Hot Sauce Genres

Smokin’ Ed Currie of Pucker Butt Pepper Company chats with Scott about how he started growing chile peppers, the current Guinness World Record hottest chile Carolina Reaper pepper, and what is in store for the future. Ken Alexander and Scott also discuss the many different major American hot sauce styles and genres, and Ugly Baby Hot Sauce is reviewed.

Links mentioned in the episode:

Health benefits of chile peppers & capsaicin sources and articles:

The Firecast is Sponsored in Part By:

  • American West Beef Company – Get FREE SHIPPING and meat delivered to your house for up to 60% off!
  • Chilehead Tees – Are you a heat freak? Whether you love hot sauce, chile peppers, buffalo wings, BBQ, bacon, or anything dealing with fiery & spicy foods, this is the place to get t-shirts and swag to show off your obsession.
  • Sucklebusters – Texas BBQ Rubs, BBQ Sauces & Texas GunPowder! SuckleBusters is preferred by competition BBQ Cooks, and has won numerous awards including back-to-back 1st Place sauce wins at the American Royal – the World series of BBQ competitions.
  • Dr. BBQ’s Low & Slow BBQ at Home Online Barbecue Class

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Firecast Podcast Special Edition – Scott Roberts’ Appearance on the Digital Dads Podcast

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Firecast Special Edition – Scott Roberts’ Appearance on the Digital Dads Podcast

Brent Basham and Andrew Currie of the Digital Dads Podcast recently had Scott on as a guest to talk about chile peppers, BBQ, hot sauce and being a chilehead in general.

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The Firecast is Sponsored in Part By:

  • American West Beef Company – Get FREE SHIPPING and meat delivered to your house for up to 60% off!
  • Chilehead Tees – Are you a heat freak? Whether you love hot sauce, chile peppers, buffalo wings, BBQ, bacon, or anything dealing with fiery & spicy foods, this is the place to get t-shirts and swag to show off your obsession.
  • Sucklebusters – Texas BBQ Rubs, BBQ Sauces & Texas GunPowder! SuckleBusters is preferred by competition BBQ Cooks, and has won numerous awards including back-to-back 1st Place sauce wins at the American Royal – the World series of BBQ competitions.
  • Dr. BBQ’s Low & Slow BBQ at Home Online Barbecue Class

 

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Firecast Podcast Episode #84 – Starting a Hot Sauce Club, Plus the Health Benefits of Chile Peppers

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Episode #84 – Starting a Hot Sauce Club, Plus the Health Benefits of Chile Peppers

Scott guides you step by step on how to launch a local hot sauce club. Ken Alexander and Scott discuss the health benefits of chile peppers, capsaicin and hot sauce. Boston Ballastic Hot Sauce is reviewed.

Links mentioned in the episode:

Health benefits of chile peppers & capsaicin sources and articles:

The Firecast is Sponsored in Part By:

  • American West Beef Company – Get FREE SHIPPING and meat delivered to your house for up to 60% off!
  • Chilehead Tees – Are you a heat freak? Whether you love hot sauce, chile peppers, buffalo wings, BBQ, bacon, or anything dealing with fiery & spicy foods, this is the place to get t-shirts and swag to show off your obsession.
  • Sucklebusters – Texas BBQ Rubs, BBQ Sauces & Texas GunPowder! SuckleBusters is preferred by competition BBQ Cooks, and has won numerous awards including back-to-back 1st Place sauce wins at the American Royal – the World series of BBQ competitions.
  • Dr. BBQ’s Low & Slow BBQ at Home Online Barbecue Class

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Firecast Podcast Special Edition – Scott Roberts’ Appearance on the Budweiser Big BBQ Radio Show

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Firecast Special Edition – Scott Roberts’ Appearance on The Budweiser Big BBQ Radio Show

This is Scott’s recent interview appearance on The Budweiser Big BBQ Radio Show on KTRS in St. Louis with hosts Frank Schmer and Kevin Haberberger. The smokin’ discussion touches on barbecue, chile peppers, hot sauce and more! Recorded live from St. Louis Home Fires.

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The Firecast is Sponsored in Part By:

  • American West Beef Company – Get FREE SHIPPING and meat delivered to your house for up to 60% off!
  • Chilehead Tees – Are you a heat freak? Whether you love hot sauce, chile peppers, buffalo wings, BBQ, bacon, or anything dealing with fiery & spicy foods, this is the place to get t-shirts and swag to show off your obsession.
  • Sucklebusters – Texas BBQ Rubs, BBQ Sauces & Texas GunPowder! SuckleBusters is preferred by competition BBQ Cooks, and has won numerous awards including back-to-back 1st Place sauce wins at the American Royal – the World series of BBQ competitions.
  • Dr. BBQ’s Low & Slow BBQ at Home Online Barbecue Class

 

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Firecast Podcast Episode #82 – Jersey Barnfire Hot Sauce Interview

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Episode #82 – Jersey Barnfire Hot Sauce Interview

Austin D’Almeida  and John Sauchelli of Jersey Barnfire Hot Sauce join Scott on the Skype chatline and describe their unique approach to make flavorful sauces. Ken Alexander takes a turn to review some spicy products, and Scott covers Elijah’s Xtreme Ghost Pepper Sauce.

Links mentioned in the episode:

The Firecast is Sponsored in Part By:

  • American West Beef Company – Get FREE SHIPPING and meat delivered to your house for up to 60% off!
  • Chilehead Tees – Are you a heat freak? Whether you love hot sauce, chile peppers, buffalo wings, BBQ, bacon, or anything dealing with fiery & spicy foods, this is the place to get t-shirts and swag to show off your obsession.
  • Sucklebusters – Texas BBQ Rubs, BBQ Sauces & Texas GunPowder! SuckleBusters is preferred by competition BBQ Cooks, and has won numerous awards including back-to-back 1st Place sauce wins at the American Royal – the World series of BBQ competitions.
  • Dr. BBQ’s Low & Slow BBQ at Home Online Barbecue Class

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Rewind: Ghost Pepper Pumpkin Spice Coffee Recipe

ghost-pepper-bhut-jolokia-pumpkin-spice-coffee-recipeWe’re fast approaching my favorite time of the year – Autumn. Yeah, yeah, I know – you probably don’t want to hear for the umpteenth time of why Fall is so great. Nor do a lot of you care about the annual resurgence of pumpkin spiced food items.

Well, I happen to love pumpkin spice (and wish it were available year ’round, just like egg nog), and for those of you who also do, I’ve gone back in time 5 years and and unearthed a recipe I made for an excellent Ghost Pepper Pumpkin Spice Coffee for the original video version of the Weekly Firecast.

This is a good, sweet, creamy, spicy blend of java that’s perfect for both coffee lovers and chileheads for an Autumn morning. Enjoy this Ghost Pepper Pumpkin Spice Coffee Recipe:

The Firecast is Returning For Fall 2015 Episodes

firecast-podcast-fall-2015After taking a nice little Summer hiatus, everyone’s favorite fiery foods podcast, The Firecast Podcast, is rolling out new episodes here in September!

With all the hot sauce and BBQ coverage you’ve come to expect, The Firecast has become the most popular spicy food podcast on the web.

So keep your eye on either ScottRobertsWeb.com or TheFirecast.com for a new installment this week!

Firecast Podcast Episode #81 – Scotty O’Hotty Hot Sauces’ Scotty and Suzi Owens

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Episode #81 – Scotty O’Hotty Hot Sauces’ Scotty and Suzi Owens

Detroit pepper sauce makers Scotty and Suzi Owens of Scotty O’Hotty Hot Sauce join Scott for a chat about their rising new fiery foods company. Also, show sponsor Dan Arnold of Sucklebusters returns to tell Scott about several of his delicious new BBQ seasonings and sauces.

Links mentioned in the episode:

The Firecast is Sponsored in Part By:

  • American West Beef Company – Get FREE SHIPPING and meat delivered to your house for up to 60% off!
  • Chilehead Tees – Are you a heat freak? Whether you love hot sauce, chile peppers, buffalo wings, BBQ, bacon, or anything dealing with fiery & spicy foods, this is the place to get t-shirts and swag to show off your obsession.
  • Sucklebusters – Texas BBQ Rubs, BBQ Sauces & Texas GunPowder! SuckleBusters is preferred by competition BBQ Cooks, and has won numerous awards including back-to-back 1st Place sauce wins at the American Royal – the World series of BBQ competitions.
  • Dr. BBQ’s Low & Slow BBQ at Home Online Barbecue Class

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Firecast Podcast Episode #80 – Dr. BBQ Ray Lampe Returns to Chat Barbecue

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Episode #80 – Dr. BBQ Ray Lampe Returns to Chat Barbecue

Ray Lampe, AKA Dr. BBQ, returns once again to The Firecast to chat about his new book, Flavorize: Great Marinades, Injections, Brines, Rubs, and Glazes, to talk about the BBQ Hall of Fame, if Guy Fieri is a true barbecue influence, and his barbecue video courses. Ken and Scott discuss how to add chile pepper spice to dessert items, and Scott explains why he won’t add recipes to the audio podcast.

Links mentioned in the episode:

The Firecast is Sponsored in Part By:

  • Chilehead Tees – Are you a heat freak? Whether you love hot sauce, chile peppers, buffalo wings, BBQ, bacon, or anything dealing with fiery & spicy foods, this is the place to get t-shirts and swag to show off your obsession.
  • Sucklebusters – Texas BBQ Rubs, BBQ Sauces & Texas GunPowder! SuckleBusters is preferred by competition BBQ Cooks, and has won numerous awards including back-to-back 1st Place sauce wins at the American Royal – the World series of BBQ competitions.
  • Dr. BBQ’s Low & Slow BBQ at Home Online Barbecue Class

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How Can I Listen to a Podcast Show?

hot-girl-ear-budsA ginormous THANK YOU to everyone who has downloaded, listened to and subscribed to The Firecast Hot Sauce & BBQ Podcast! It’s a pure blast putting together the episodes and chatting with the coolest people in fiery foods and outdoor cooking; it is always fun, educational and inspirational. Because your support, The Firecast is now averaging over 10,000 downloads per episode, making it by far the top show of its kind on the internet covering our chile pepper-fueled passion! I am honored and humbled to have you all as…

Firecast Podcast Episode #79 – BBQ Chat with Big Moe Cason

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Episode #79 – BBQ Chat with Big Moe Cason

Big Moe Cason steps into the interviewee chair and talks about what he likes and doesn’t like in barbecue, and also discusses his TV career with shows like BBQ Pitmasters. Ken and Scott list their heroes and mentors in the chilehead world, and Scott reviews Scott O’Hotty’s The Ghost Sauce.

Links mentioned in the episode:

The Firecast is Sponsored in Part By:

  • Chilehead Tees – Are you a heat freak? Whether you love hot sauce, chile peppers, buffalo wings, BBQ, bacon, or anything dealing with fiery & spicy foods, this is the place to get t-shirts and swag to show off your obsession.
  • Sucklebusters – Texas BBQ Rubs, BBQ Sauces & Texas GunPowder! SuckleBusters is preferred by competition BBQ Cooks, and has won numerous awards including back-to-back 1st Place sauce wins at the American Royal – the World series of BBQ competitions.
  • Dr. BBQ’s Low & Slow BBQ at Home Online Barbecue Class

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Hot Sauce Hall of Fame Inaugural Class Inductees!

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First year Hall of Fame inductees, clockwise from left to right: Edmund McIlhenny, John “CaJohn” Hard, Dave DeWitt, Dave Hirschkop, Chip Hearn

Hot Sauce Hall of Fame Class of 2015!

hot-sauce-hall-of-fame-ringThe fiery foods industry is rife with talented and influential individuals, so selecting ten original nominees was no easy feat, let alone choose five folks to be inducted in the first year. The votes has been tabulated, and the announcement will be made today at the 3rd Annual New York City Hot Sauce Festival… here are the first five inductees to the Hot Sauce Hall of Fame Class of 2015!

During the induction ceremony (today, Saturday April 25th), the first class will be awarded fiery red jackets and some super sweet Hall of Fame rings!

Here are the winners…

Watch the NYC Hot Sauce Expo this Weekend LIVE on YouTube!

nyc-hot-sauce-expo-live-streaming-youtubeHigh River Sauces and the NYC Hot Sauce Expo are beyond excited to be teaming up with our friends The Chili Alchemist from the UK. The Chile Alchemist will sit side stage to bring you the birds eye view of their live stream from the Expos Main Stage. This 2 day live stream from YouTube will give the viewer exclusive footage of one of America’s biggest hot sauce shows in the world. They will be taking you behind the scenes as they…