Serious Eats - The Food Lab features Iguana Gold Pepper Sauce as 28 Great Hot Sauces Everyone Should Try

February 9, 2021

J. Kenji Lopez-Alt, author of food column The Food Lab (nominated for the James Beard Award) and a James Beard Award recipient for his book The Food Lab: Better Home Cooking Through Science (which was also named Cookbook of the Year in 2015!) has compiled a list of 28 sauces everyone should try. This list was first published in 2017 but has since been updated.

Here is what Lopez-Alt had to say:

Heat Level: Hot

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