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TRUFF Hot Sauce Cured My Quarantine Cooking Fatigue

Photo Illustration by Scouted/The Daily Beast/TRUFF
Photo Illustration by Scouted/The Daily Beast/TRUFF

I have been cooking a lot more than usual, but I have become increasingly more comfortable ordering take out. For me, take out isn’t the same as going to a restaurant — you miss the atmosphere — but it’s as close as I’m willing to get right now. With that said, it’s hard to feel like the food, mine or the restaurants, really tastes the same. I have fatigue, that’s for sure. Thankfully, I recently discovered a truffle-infused hot sauce called TRUFF that lets me kick things up a notch. Bam! 

It’s made with ripe chili peppers, black truffle oil, and agave nectar, and it delivers a flavor-filled punch to any food you put it on. When I first thought about trying it, I was a little skeptical. While truffles sounded good, I didn’t want it to be super truffely. Thankfully, the hot

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10+ Ways Chefs Love Using Hot Honey to Spice Up Their Cooking

There’s a lot to love about hot honey. After all, whose palate doesn’t salivate over the combination of sweet and spicy? This up-and-coming condiment making its way into pantries around the country can be served with just about anything, from pizza and fried chicken to seafood, grilled vegetables and even desserts. With its powerful flavor punch and versatility, it’s about to become your new favorite ingredient.

A few excellent brands on the market—Mike’s Hot Honey or Red Clay Barrel-Aged Hot Honey, for example—are easy to order online, but it’s also simple to infuse your own regular honey with a little heat at home. You can use whatever peppers you like, dried or fresh, says Chris Riley, a culinary expert and co-founder of The Daring Kitchen based in Rogers, Arkansas. To do it, add honey and chopped peppers (he recommends using at least two types for more complexity, such

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