We’re always hard at work crafting our latest batches of artisan hot sauces. Each sauce starts with a vision, evolves through many recipe tweaks and transforms into the prefect blend of balanced heat, peppers, fresh ingredients and flavor
The spicy truth behind salsa is that it's no ordinary condiment. It’s an ancient recipe, traced back to the Aztecs and Mayans. Today, it's a favorite dip and topping used to add freshness, spice and flavor to a variety of dishes. Let’s celebrate this ancient recipe and look at what makes the best salsa’s so good
There are hot sauces and then there are Scoville sauces that are so ridiculously hot that you’ll cry when you eat them. Some have been known to go into an otherworldly, hallucinogenic state when eating too much too fast. And, hot sauces just keep getting hotter, thanks in part to trail blazers like Puckerbutt Pepper Company’s Smokin’ Ed Currie ® and his quest to continue to create the world’s hottest peppers and pack them into the hottest sauces imaginable.
Spring brings a brightness in the air as the soil comes back to life. In celebration of each growing season and our love for farming, let our story help spark new growth in your gardening, this season!
You’ve purchased your Carolina Reaper ® pepper seeds or one of PuckerButtPepperCo’s other exceptionally hot pepper seeds, now it’s time to get growing. To help you on your growing journey, our very own Smokin’ Ed Currie and his fellow Pepper gurus from around the world created this Pepper Growing Guide. With these step-by-step instructions and tried and true techniques, you can go forth and grow your own hot pepper plants like a pro.
Once your seedlings are planted and fertilized, this is where the rest of the chemistry of growing begins. The following elements are a beautiful balancing act that takes time and attentiveness. It’s a labor of love to find and create the perfect goldilocks growing conditions. (not too wet, not too dry, not too cold, not too hot, not too sunny, not too shady, not too crowded, …just right)
As with many good things in life preparation is key. Your seeds will need a few days of prep work, a good wash and a little tea time before diving into the soil. If you don’t plan on planting your seeds right away be sure to store them in a cool place. So, with that said here are the first steps of PuckerButtPepper Co’s Seed Starting and Plant Care Guide , which covers what you’ll need to do Before planting and when you first place your seeds into soil.