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Spiced Sausage Corn Chowder

Spiced Sausage Chowder

This hearty spiced soup gets a mild smoky flavor from the sausage. Feel free to substitute bacon or just use plain leftover chicken or turkey.



  1. In a large soup pot saute onions and peppers with olive oil for 5 minutes on medium heat.
  2. Add garlic, cook 2 minutes.
  3. Add sausage, cook 5 minutes.
  4. Add chicken stock, potato and Sweet Heat Spices.
  5. Cook for 30 minutes until the potatoes are fork tender.
  6. Add corn and milk.
  7. Reduce heat to low and simmer for 20 minutes stirring occasionally.
  8. Stir in butter to finish the soup.
  9. Serve hot.

Prep Time: 20 minutes - Cook Time: 1 hour ; Yield: 6
Serving Size: cup

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Cream Cheese Pile-Up

Cream Cheese Pile-Up

It doesn't get easier with this snack recipe for something sweet and spicy over whipped cream cheese. Gobble them up with chips, pita pieces, veggie sticks or fingers (if you won't like them someone else will).


  • 1 tub of whipped cream cheese
  • 1 bag of tortilla chips or ruffles (or other sturdy chip or cracker)
  • 1 jar of Sauce Goddess Sweet & Spicy sauce or Roasted Jalapeno Relish

  1. Open tub of cream cheese
  2. Run a warm or wet knife around the outside (makes the cream cheese removal easier)
  3. Flip the tub of cheese on a plate or bowl
  4. Pour half the relish or sauce over the cheese (save the second half for pouring over the cheese after the delicious top has been eaten)
  5. Serve with chips

Crazy easy but super tasty.

Prep Time: 2 minutes

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Pigskin Shrimp

Pigskin Shrimp

This is such a simple recipe but everyone loves it! Of course, bacon makes everything better.



  1. Soak toothpicks in water while you are prepping.
  2. Partially cook bacon until no longer raw. It should still be very flexible, enough to be wrapped around the shrimp. Remove from pan.
  3. Wrap a strip of bacon around each shrimp and attach soaked toothpick to hold bacon in place.
  4. Preheat the grill on medium or low coals.
  5. Pour sauce into deep bowl that is wide enough to dunk the shrimp.
  6. Dunk each shrimp in sauce and place on the grill.
  7. Cook no more than 5 minutes.
  8. Dunk again and flip to cook the other side.
  9. Repeat the process until the shrimp is cooked and the bacon and sauce are a nice caramelized color.

You can take the heat down by substituting Sticky Sweet or dial it up using Sweet Red Devil Sauce. No rules just bacon wrapped shrimp.

Prep Time: 30 minutes - Cook Time: 10 minutes ; Yield: 6
Serving Size: 2

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Cornbread Waffles with Pulled Pork and Quick Pickles

Cornbread Waffles with Pulled Pork and Quick Pickles

This recipe is a combination of 3 different Sauce Goddess recipes and was inspired by culinary experiences during a recent trip to Savannah, Georgia. The south has so many great dishes and this combines several savory flavors into one delicious ride one mouthful at a time.


    Maple butter
  • 1 cup real maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup melted butter

    Waffles
  1. Make the recipe for Sauce Goddess Corn Pudding.
  2. Stir in cheese, egg and Sweet Heat Spice Rub. Combine well.
  3. Spray, butter or oil the waffle iron.
  4. Pour in batter and cook according to iron instructions.
    Plate the Feast
  1. Place waffle on a plate.
  2. Add a bit of maple butter
  3. Top with Sauce Goddess Pulled Pork.
  4. Spoon 2 Tbsp of extra sauce over the top.
  5. Add Sauce Goddess Quick Pickles to finish.

Trade out cheddar cheese for a change of flavor, and try different toppings for other taste sensations such as using one of the Sauce Goddess Pepper relishes instead of pickles.

Prep Time: 1 hour - Cook Time: 11 hours ; Yield: 8 waffles

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Cherry Balsamic Pork Tenderloin

Cherry Balsamic Pork Tenderloin

Take your pork to a new level of sophistication without the fuss. This recipe is a flavorful light dish versatile enough for any time of year. The marinade can also be made with cranberries, pomegranate or dried cherries (re-hydrated).


  • 2 cups cherry juice (or pomegranate)
  • 1/2 cup +2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp Sauce Goddess Moroccan Twist Spice Rub
  • 2 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 pork tenderloin, cut into 2" thick fillets
  • 1 cup fresh sweet cherries, pitted with steams removed

    Marinade and Finishing Sauce
  1. In a blender combine cherry juice, balsamic, lemon juice, 3/4 cup of the sweet cherries, 2 Tbsp of oil and Moroccan Twist seasoning. Blend on low to puree the cherries.
  2. Pour half the mixture into a storage container for basting. Add 1/4 cup cherries and refrigerate the finishing sauce until ready to cook.
  3. Pour the other half of the blended sauce into a zip top bag.
  4. Add remaining olive oil and pork to the bag.
  5. Refrigerate for at least 6 hours. Overnight is better.
    Cooking Pork
  1. After 6 hours, remove pork from fridge. Let sit while you heat the finishing sauce.
  2. Remove storage container of sauce from fridge and pour into sauce pan.
  3. Heat on warm until it starts bubbling to a simmer.
  4. Pour 1/2 cup into a basting bowl to use when grilling.
  5. Reduce the remaining sauce by continuing to simmer for 20 minutes on low to thicken.
  6. Heat your grill on medium.
  7. Remove pork from marinade bag and discard the marinade liquid and bag.
  8. Place pork fillets on the grill.
  9. Cook pork for 5 minutes per side.
  10. Then begin basting and flipping every 3 minutes until it feels firm and measures 165 degrees with a thermometer.
  11. Cover pork with finishing sauce and serve.

The combination of Moroccan spices and cherrie or pomegranate is really delicious.

Prep Time: 45 minutes - Cook Time: 30 minutes ; Yield: 6 servings
Serving Size: 3 filets

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Mexican Marinade and Dressing

The meat will be so tender and have an intense flavor of lime and cilantro. It will be a tiny bit spicy.



  1. Mix all ingredients together in a large bowl.
  2. Whisk together.
  3. Done.

Use as a marinade or pork or chicken or beef. Overnight is great to really soak the flavors in. If you want to use it with firm fish, use half the juice or you will “cook” the fish and create ceviche.

Use as a dressing for slaw or salad with tacos. Shown here with mixed slaw with broccoli and cabbage and kale.

Prep Time: 20 minutes ; Yield: 3 cups

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Bacon Wrapped Cheese Stuffed Hot Dogs

Bacon Wrapped Cheese Stuffed Hot Dogs


  1. Partially slice thru the hot dogs lengthwise. They should look like a hotdog bun themselves, opening partially.
  2. Break cheese slice in half.
  3. Place each half slice into hotdog opening.
  4. Get 2 toothpicks and one slice of bacon.
  5. Sprinkle Sauce Goddess Sweet Heat spice rub on one side of the bacon slice.
  6. Using one toothpick attach one end of the bacon to the hotdog spice side facing towards the hotdog.
  7. Wrap the bacon around the hotdog from one end to the other, attaching the second toothpick.
  8. Place on the grill and cook until the bacon is slightly.
  9. Baste the hotdog with Sauce Goddess grilling sauce.
  10. Cook until sauce is caramelized and bacon is completely cooked.

Prep Time: 15 minutes - Cook Time: 10 minutes ; Yield: 6

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Creamy Dill Potato Salad

This creamy potato salad is perfect for your picnic. The fresh dill adds a great flavor.

Creamy Dill Potato Salad

This creamy potato salad is fresh and light with all the dill and zingy mustard. It's a perfect side dish for heavy burgers and also light grilled fish.


  • 8 large yukon gold or red potatoes
  • Dressing
  • 1 1/2 cup mayonaise
  • 1/4 cup dijon mustard
  • 1/4 cup fresh dill, chopped fine
  • 5 stalks of celery, diced
  • 1/2 green onions or chives, diced
  • 1 jalapeno, diced (optional)
  • 2 Tbsp Sauce Goddess Sweet Heat seasoning
  • 1/4-1/2 cup Rice vinegar (or white wine vinegar)
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • Garnish
  • 1 Tbsp fresh dill sprigs
  • 1 tsp Sweet Heat

  1. Mix all dressing ingredients in a large bowl.
  2. Taste to see if it needs salt and pepper. Add as needed.
  3. Dice potatoes into chunks.
  4. Boil in salted water until just tender.
  5. Drain potatoes well in a colander. removing all water.
  6. Add to dressing and stir gently.
  7. Taste to see if it needs salt and pepper now that the potatoes are in it.
  8. Cool in fridge until ready to serve.
  9. When ready to serve, add garnish of dill and sweet heat.

Prep Time: 20 minutes - Cook Time: 20 minutes ; Yield: 12 servings
Serving Size: 1/2 cup

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Apple Pie Crumble

Apple Pie Crumble

Add a little zest to your pie by spicing up the crust. Our salted caramel corn adds a new flavor dimension to an all American favorite.


    Filling:
  • 6 apples, peeled, sliced (whatever apple you like, juicy and firm)
  • 1/4 tsp Moroccan Twist spice
  • 1 Tbsp brown sugar (maple sugar is delicious if you can find it)
  • 1/4 tsp fresh nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp corn starch

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Combine apple filling in a bowl.
  3. Butter pie pan.
  4. Mix together crumble and crust ingredients completely.
  5. Sprinkle 1/2 crumble into pie pan.
  6. Spread evenly with your hands around the bottom and a small amount up the sides.
  7. Place pie pan in the oven and warm for 10 minutes. This will make the caramel corn sticky.
  8. Place apple filling over crust.
  9. Cover with foil and bake for 40 minutes.
  10. Uncover, top with remaining crumble and bake for 20 more minutes.

Prep Time: 15 minutes - Cook Time: 1 hour, 10 minutes ; Yield: 1 pie

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Fresh Mexican Pollo Asada for tacos and more

Pollo asada literally means grilled chicken. For truly delicious grilled chicken with south of the border flavor, the marinade is what’s important. We’re using mostly lime juice and cilantro to make the flavors brighter than a heavy marinade. Once it’d grilled, it’s fantastic on chips for nachos or on a salad.



  1. Lay the meat in a pan.
  2. Sprinkle on Latin Heat and rub into to each slice.
  3. Drizzle with oil and lime juice.
  4. Place all in a zip top bag and let marinade in your fridge for up to 3 days.
  5. Grill over high heat and serve with tortillas, salsa and cabbage slaw.

Prep Time: 20 minutes - Cook Time: 20 minutes ; Yield: 4
Serving Size: 1/4 lb

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