Here's my review of October's edition of Fuego Box.
This month's box came with a description card detailing the sauces, their best uses, and some flavor notes to look out for. There was also a coupon code, and I'm not sure if it's multi use, but I figured I'd leave it up to you guys if you want to try it out.
I really love the descriptions, and some insight into how/where the sauces are made is great. Last month had a sauce from Red Robot, and I really liked it, so it was nice to see a familiar face.
At first glance, I like the color variety, but obviously I'm a sucker for aesthetics.
So let's get into the review! Fuego Box has yet to disappoint me, so let's just make that clear. I really like all three of these sauces. First, let's talk about the Red Robot Corn to be Wild sauce. I was really intrigued with the concept of a hot sauce made of corn, so I tried it first. I think it's one of the hottest sauces I've tried yet, but I really enjoyed the sweetness and the smooth creamy texture. This sauce is great on eggs, and I also really like dipping fresh veggies in it.
Next, the Seafire Gourmet La Diosa Verde sauce! This sauce is super cool. It's barely hot, and essentially tastes like almost pickled cilantro and jalapeños. The 'chunky' nature of the sauce is fun, and goes well with a lot. I've tried it on eggs, tacos, breakfast burritos, and avocado toast, and it goes great with everything. I want to use this in guacamole, as I feel like it would be a really cool textural element. I think this might be my favorite sauce this month, just for the versatility, and how many ways I use it.
Finally, there's the Horsetooth Smokestack Lightning. This reminded me a lot of Born to Hula from last month's box, which I absolutely adore. This one is a little more smokey and a little less meaty, but I like it too. (Sorry, Born to Hula is still my favorite) This sauce is great with eggs, avocado toast, and everything like that. A few nights ago, I ran out of Fra diavolo sauce, and so I added some red pepper flakes, and a couple dashes of this to the sauce I had, and it turned out great. It added a cool smokey element, and depth of flavor.
Overall, I still have literally nothing negative to say about Fuego Box! The boxes are a great value, with three full size sauces, that all value flavor over heat.
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