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Buy a Hot Sauce Gift Basket at a Discount!

Updated on September 23, 2012

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A hot sauce gift basket makes a great gift for anyone who enjoys BBQ cooking, grilling, cooking, or eating spicy foods. This is a useful gift that the receiver will appreciate, especially if the hot sauce gift includes some unusual or hard-to-find sauces. If you have someone on your gift list who’s hard to buy for, this could be the answer to your problems. These sauces could be perfect for Father’s Day, Christmas, birthdays, and even Mother’s Day. Yes, women like a little spice, too! I know this to be true from personal experience, as I love hot and spicy foods. Well, actually, I love just about all foods, and sauces can enhance just about everything. I’ve actually bought myself a hot sauce gift or two.

A hot sauce gift basket makes a great Father's Day gift!
A hot sauce gift basket makes a great Father's Day gift!

What kind of hot sauce gift should I buy?


You can buy a hot sauce gift in the form of a single bottle, or you can purchase sets of different flavors, as in a hot sauce gift basket. These come with several different sauces, often made by the same manufacturer. These will probably have different flavors of sauces, with perhaps different degrees of “heat.” Even if the person you’re buying for doesn’t like really hot foods, he can still use very hot sauces sparingly. In that case, a bottle of fiery sauce will last much longer than a bottle of milder sauce.

You might also want to consider how the sauces will be used. Does the person enjoy grilling? If so, you’ll want to be sure to include some sauces that go well with meats, fish, poultry, or anything else that might be cooked on a grill.

If the person isn’t much of a griller but enjoys cooking, think about the types of foods they like. Are they fond of Cajun cuisine, Thai cuisine, or Mexican cuisine? Several culinary cultures around the globe incorporate spicy sauces in many of their dishes. If you’ve been out to eat with this person, what kinds of foods does he usually order? This should give you a hint about what kinds of hot sauces he might like.

What type of hot sauce gift basket is best?


When it comes to a hot sauce gift basket, just about anything is possible! You might find one that contains a lot more than just a variety of sauces. Other items that might be included are nuts, salsa, chips, mustards, rubs, chili mix, coffee, jerky, cookies, pretzels, dips, grilling marinades, barbecue sauce, and even grilling utensils. You’ll also find more than one hot sauce gift basket that contains gourmet hot sauces. This is sure to please even the most jaded connoisseur!

A hot sauce gift can be perfect for grilling enthusiasts.
A hot sauce gift can be perfect for grilling enthusiasts.

Uses for a hot sauce gift


Obviously, most of the items mentioned here are edible, other than the grilling utensils. Your recipient will find all kinds of uses for the sauces. We use them all the time! They’re great in grilling marinades, in Mexican dishes, in Asian dishes, and in barbecue sauces. With a variety of sauces, it’s easy to get creative with seasoning different foods. Heck, we pour the sauce directly on things like pork rinds, fried chicken, and hot wings. Look below and find a hot sauce gift basket at a discount that tickles your fancy!



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      Messias 4 years ago

      Jen / CROCKPOT RIBS 4 lb. country style pork ribs1 can totamo soup1/2 c. cider vinegar1/2 c. brown sugar1 tbsp. soy sauce1 tsp. chili powderLayer ribs in crock pot. Combine remaining ingredients and pour over ribs. Cover pot; heat at medium setting for 6 to 8 hours. Skim fat from juices before serving. Keep warm for serving at low heat. Makes 4 servings. This recipe is so delicious and so easy. ORHONEY RIBS AND RICE CROCKPOT 2 lbs. lean spare ribs1 can condensed beef bouillon1/2 c. water2 tbsp. maple syrup2 tbsp. honey3 tbsp. soy sauce2 tbsp. barbecue sauce1/2 tsp. dry mustardBake ribs at 350 degrees for 1 hour (1/2 hour per side) or broil for 15 to 20 minutes to remove fat. Cut into single servings. Combine ingredients in crockpot, stir to mix. Add ribs. Cover and cook overnight or on low for 8 hours. Serve over rice. ORCROCKPOT SPARERIBS 4 lbs. country spareribs1 tbsp. soy sauce1 (15 oz.) can totamo soup or sauce1 tsp. celery seed1/3 c. cider vinegar1 tsp. salt (optional)1/2 c. brown sugar1 tsp. chili powderLayer ribs in pot. Combine all other ingredients and pour over ribs. Cook on medium or low heat for 6 to 8 hours. Serves JM

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      Holle Abee 6 years ago from Georgia

      Thanks, Mo. We love giving and receiving gift baskets - for Father's Day gifts, Mother's Day gifts, birthday gifts, Christmas gifts, etc. Gift baskets are hard to beat!

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      mocrow 7 years ago from Georgia

      My husband loves hot sauces. These would make great Father's Day gifts! Voted up.

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      Holle Abee 7 years ago from Georgia

      Thanks, Docmo! We're a family of grillers - especially one of my sons-in-law. I think he lives for grilling! lol

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      Holle Abee 7 years ago from Georgia

      Awww, thanks, Rhonda!

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      Holle Abee 7 years ago from Georgia

      Lol, Daniel. Sometimes I feel more like the kitchen maid!

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      Holle Abee 7 years ago from Georgia

      Thanks, HH! We love hot sauce - not the really hot sauces, though. lol

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      Mohan Kumar 7 years ago from UK

      oh yummy! I love the kick of chili peppers and any hot sauces. This is a great suggestion and sizzling assortment.

      Thank you!

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      Rhonda Musch 7 years ago from The Emerald Coast

      Wow a great gift basket and very wonderful hub. Great idea that is for sure. My son would love your gift basket.

      Sweet wishes Rhonda

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      Daniel Carter 7 years ago from Western US

      Always a wealth of info and the queen of the kitchen! Thanks!

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      Hello, hello, 7 years ago from London, UK

      Holle, that is a great idea. Well done hub.