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Dawson’s Big Smoke Chipotle

Dawson’s Big Smoke Chipotle The third sauce we are reviewing from Dawson’s, Big Smoke Chipotle is their hottest and the first one they developed. Nice and thick, the smoky flavour comes out with a medium heat. Main ingredient is the chipotle with jalapeno and red chili peppers thrown in. Dawson’s recommends mixing with pasta sauce…

Dawson’s Sweet Pear Chili Hot Sauce

Dawson’s Sweet Pear Chili Hot Sauce Here we are again, tasting more from Dawson’s in Hamilton. This time we are giving their Sweet Pear Chili sauce the run down. This sauce is chunky, just like their Garlic hot sauce. The sweetness is there, along with a decent amount of heat. The heat comes from Vietnamese…

Cooksville Hot Sauce – Steel City Steak Sauce

Cooksville Steel City Steak Sauce New from Cooksville Hot Sauce, a spicy steak sauce with a nod to Hamilton. Yes, another sauce from Hamilton! Cooksville Hot Sauce Company started in Cooksville, part of Mississauga, back in the 70’s. Though the founder, Paul Casey has moved around the province, the Cooksville name has remained. Now in…

Dawson’s Garlic Jalapeno Hot Sauce

Dawson’s Hot Sauce Garlic Jalapeno So many great products are being produced locally that it is not always necessary to look any further than where you grew up to find a small supplier with a sauce that satisfies your taste. This is what I found with Dawson’s Hot Sauce. From my hometown of Hamilton Ontario,…

Cooksville Hot Sauces – local hot sauce line joins the Shop!

We have just added a line of hot sauces, originating in Mississauga.  Cooksville Hot Sauce Company has thirteen sauces to choose from, inspired by international tastes.  Started in the 1970s by Paul Casey, and originally in Mississauga, the company is now located in Ancaster.  They strive to use local produce and natural ingredients.  Be sure…

Hot Sauces 1 – How hot is this sauce

This is a common question asked as customers try to choose a product from our large selection of hot sauces. The answer is not that simple, yet at the same time is not complicated. The perception of heat is based on the threshold limit of the person eating the sauce. To some, popular grocery store…

chili heads take note!

The Shop For All Reasons is your source for hot products! We now carry Blair’s hot death sauces as well as Amiel’s Maritime Micro Brewery sauces from P.E.I. Add these to the hot BBQ sauces from Pappy’s, Wicked Gourmet and Stonewall, and we have quite a selection. Check our website for recipes and information in…