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All-Star Crate: Celebrate Dad with Fuego Box

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Celebrate The Man In Your Life This Father’s Day

All-Star Crate – Hot Sauce Gift Set

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We love Fuego Box. Chris loves spicy, and adds hot sauce to just about everything from soups to eggs to cocktails to chicken wings. There isn’t much that he won’t add hot sauce to, and he loves to try different brands and flavours. If you are like Chris (or know someone who is), Fuego Box is the perfect subscription box for you. It is a Hot Sauce of the Month subscription service which will deliver you a variety of small-batch/craft hot sauces right to your door each month! 

The last time I posted about Fuego Box was before Christmas. If you missed it or want a refresher, you can check out my review here.

Monthly subscriptions range from $12.95 a month (for 1 bottle delivered every 30 days) to $29.95 a month (for 3 sauces). You can also sign up for a quarterly subscription that will see 3 sauces delivered every 90 days.

BUT WAIT! There is MORE! If you don’t want a subscription you can still shop for all the hot sauces of your dreams at the Fuego online store! Here you will find a variety of single hot sauces plus some gift sets too! Shipping is free within the US if you order 6 or more items.

This time around I was given the opportunity to test out the Fuego Box All-Star Crate (which makes the perfect gift for the Dad in your life by the way).

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The All-Star crate combines five of their most popular hot sauces inside a custom wooden Fuego Box crate. The sauces range from mild to extra hot, so there is a hot sauce for just about everyone included.

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Included hot sauces are:

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  • Dragon’s Blood Elixir Hot Sauce
  • Char Man Brand Hot Sauce Verde
  • Jersey Barnfire’s Black Garlic Hot Sauce
  • Frankie V’s Kitchen Chocolate Spooky
  • Secret Aardvark Habanero Hot Sauce

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For the most part,  Chris uses hot sauces the same way as any other condiment. I don’t cook spicy, so Chris will add hot sauce the same way others add ketchup,  mustard or soya sauce. He likes it basically with everything. Eggs, burgers, rice, stir-fry, potatoes, etc. I also make chicken wings once a week using the same recipe I used in my original review for Fuego Box, but I change up the hot sauce each week for added variety.

Dragon’s Blood Elixir Hot Sauce – heat level: medium

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This is a great all round medium level hot sauce. Its a great everyday sauce that can be used in a myriad of ways. Wings (of course), burgers, Chinese, Thai and Mexican foods, etc. Chris will even eat bread dipped in this when he’s craving something a little hot as a snack in the evenings. There is a little bit of a sweet undertone if you pay attention (this is from the apple cider but Chris couldn’t tell you WHERE the sweetness came from), but it has a nice all over heat that will make you perk up.

Char Man Brand Hot Sauce Verde – heat level: medium

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Despite the weird green colour, this made great chicken wings. This sauce is a little thicker than the others, and not completely smooth. There are some chunks to it, making it almost like the consistency of a finely chopped relish or salsa.  Chris also uses this one as a condiment when I make tacos and fajitas, and he likes it with scrambled eggs as well.

Jersey Barnfire’s Black Garlic Hot Sauce – heat level: mild

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The black garlic has a very distinct garlic flavour to it, so if you’re a lover of both garlic and hot sauce this is the perfect one for you. Because black garlic is basically caramelized garlic, this one has a hint of sweetness under the heat. Because its mild, Chris uses this one on beef and to spice up stews and soups.

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Frankie V’s Kitchen Chocolate Spooky – heat level: extra hot

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Made with rare organic chocolate habanero peppers, this has a distinct flavour and is really hot. Out of the five hot sauces in the All-Star box, this was Chris’ favourite for adding to his food before eating.  It has a really smoky intense heat, and is completely different from any hot sauce Chris has ever tried. He was apprehensive at first thinking that there was chocolate in the sauce, but once I assured him that the name refers to a variety of habanero peppers he was all in.

This is perfect in Caesars (which for my American readers is like a Bloody Mary except instead of tomato juice you use Clamato juice) and other cocktails.

Secret Aardvark Habanero Hot Sauce – heat level: mild

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This was the first sauce we tried out this time around, and it was perfect for wings. The consistency was great, with a nice mild heat that has a really nice flavour and aroma. There is a noticeable sweetness underneath the heat because the base is made with roasted tomatoes and carrots.  It is not too hot, and full of a really nice complex flavour that works on just about everything. Its great for dipping, and Chris likes to add it to his pizza. It also makes a really great sauce on chicken wings (because we eat a lot of chicken wings).

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For more information on Fuego Box, visit their website or connect with them on social media:

Website https://www.fuegobox.com/

YouTube https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCKWaCJiBtBAS2wattK_RWtQ

Facebook https://www.facebook.com/fuegoboxco

Twitter https://twitter.com/fuegobox

Instagram https://www.instagram.com/fuegobox/

Pinterest https://www.pinterest.com/fuegobox/

WIN IT!

One lucky reader is going to win their very own All-Star Crate (ARV $49.95) to gift (or keep) this Father’s Day. There is only ONE catch: Please note: Anyone can enter to win BUT the prize must be shipped to a US address (no PO Boxes please).

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There will be ONE (1) Winner

Eligibility: Anyone can enter but prize must be shipped to a US address.

End Date: June 18, 2017

Good Luck!

Please note:
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Winner(s) will be randomly selected using the Giveaway Tools random selector and notified via email. Winner will have 48 hours to respond or a new winner will be picked.

Please note: Prize must ship to a US address only (you can choose to ship to a friend or family member if you are not in the US).


Andrea resides in Calgary, Alberta, and is the proud mom to five boys between the ages of 7-22. Running mainly on coffee and sarcasm, in her spare time she enjoys listening to Canadian Rock, watching Calgary Flames hockey, reading YA Dystopian novels, and binge watching 90s television on Netflix.


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59 Comments

  1. Laurie P

    Butterfly Bakery Cilantro Onion Hot Sauce sounds tasty!

  2. Another one that sounds delicious is AmberFyre Mango Suave Hot Sauce.
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  3. BRITTANY DOERFLER

    The ghost scream sauce really peeks my interest!

  4. The ghost sauce sounds good and I would like to also try the Jersey Barnfire Black Garlic Hot Sauce

  5. jan

    I am intrigued by the MARSHALLS SERRANO GINGER LEMONGRASS HOT SAUCE

  6. Catherine Robichaud

    The sauce that peaks my interest is the Butterfly Bakery Maple Oatmeal Stout Hot Sauce. That combination of flavours makes me interested in trying it out.

  7. Well the mango sauce sounds worth trying out. I love a good sweet bbq sauce.

  8. Tina L.

    I’m also interested in the SWEET SAVINA SUNRISE S3 HOT SAUCE

  9. Forsberg

    Drunken jerk sauce because I am pretty sure I have been called the first two of those words many times.

  10. tgnmp

    the mango one looks good

  11. Jessica Cox

    The SAM AND OLIVER BLACKHEART CHERRY REAPER I like that you can put in on ice cream

  12. Jen D.

    I think it would be fun to try the fruity LAZY SOUL CARIBBEAN HOT SAUCE – it sounds like the mango sauce is good on everything.

  13. lori butler

    i would have to say the mango sounds yummy

  14. Rick B

    The SAM AND OLIVER BLACKHEART CHERRY REAPER really caught my eye. Have to see if I can find a similar recipe to this on the net.

  15. Michele Cupp

    I seriously could get excited about virtually every one of the sauces on the website! If I have to narrow it down, I’d love to try the Palo Alto Firefighters Habanero Hot Sauce.

  16. Elise Stephens

    The mango looks like something adventurous to try out

  17. Kimberly O

    The Butterfly Bakery Maple Oatmeal Stout Hot Sauce sounds yummy! Thanks!

  18. Kim O

    I would try the FRANKIE V’S SPOOKY WHITE HOT SAUCE. i love spicy and hot

  19. Lisa

    I would really like to try the High River Tears of the Sun hot sauce.

  20. Ooh, the Volcanic Peppers Aleppo Pepper Sauce sounds tasty. Thanks!

  21. meghan

    Would love to try a fruit one, like the mango!

  22. Nicole Lancaster

    I would love to try the Marshall’s Serrano Ginger Lemongrass Hot Sauce.

  23. Tiffany S

    I would like to try the fat cat- cat in heat hot sauce because it’s a unique name.

  24. Allan F

    Ghost scream would be really good I bet.

  25. Rhonda W G.

    OMG I’m all about hot sauce these days! The HOARDABLES CRUEL AND UNUSUAL PUNISHMENT HOT SAUCE may be just right…lol…

  26. Butterfly Bakery Cilantro Onion Hot Sauce… I mean, really, how can you resist the name!

  27. Wendy R.

    So many to choose from! The Lucky Dog Brown Label Hot Sauce sounds yummy!

  28. High River tears of The Sun!

  29. Dana

    I want to try the hot maple smokey habanero sauce.

  30. Gabrielle V

    I’m interested in the sweet Savina sunrise hot sauce! My husband would be thrilled of I won this! He lives for trying new hot sauces!

  31. We would love to try theBronx Greenmarket Hot Sauce. It souds like it would really have kick to it.
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  32. Laura B.

    The Corines No. 23 hot sauce sounds interesting. I like the fact that it has turmeric.

  33. Austin H.

    Hotmaple smokey habanero sounds great. So does Lazy Soul Caribbean hot sauce. But really there are too many to choose from.

  34. Darcy Novak

    There is a few of them on there I know my husband and I would love to try. But there’s one that sounds really good. Its called Hotmaple Smokey Habanero Hot Sauce.

  35. I would like to try the Secret Aardvark Drunken Jerk Sauce. Sounds interesting.

  36. Darlene Carbajal

    I want to try the HORSETOOTH SMOKESTACK LIGHTNING HOT SAUCE.

  37. The Marshalls Serrano Ginger Lemongrass Hot Sauce sounds right up my alley. I’d love any of verde sauces too. They have several available.

  38. Kaylee Fraser

    Lazy soul Caribbean hot sauce

  39. Melissa Grubb

    Frankie Vs spooky white hot sauce sounds like something I would enjoy!

  40. Jammie

    The FAT CAT SURPRISINGLY MILD GUAJILLO GHOST sounds like something we would enjoy.

  41. The Horsetooth Smokestack lightening hot sauce sounds good.
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  42. Mya Murphy

    FRANKIE V’S SPOOKY WHITE HOT SAUCE definitely would be my man’s favorite.

  43. BRONX GREENMARKET HOT SAUCE

  44. Katie Bellamy

    I’d like to try the SAM AND OLIVER BLACKHEART CHERRY REAPER!

  45. Steph

    Ghost scream
    Lol

  46. Carolsue

    I’d like to try the Butterfly Bakery Cilantro Onion Hot Sauce

  47. Lazy Soul Caribbean Hot Sauce sounds tasty

  48. Faith Johnson

    Frankie V’s Spooky White Hot Sauce sounds spicy

  49. Tina reynolds

    I want to try the ghost scream sauce!

  50. I think that this one sounds delicious is AmberFyre Mango Suave Hot Sauce.

  51. Lesley F

    Would love to try the SAM AND OLIVER BLACKHEART CHERRY REAPER

  52. WOW! How do you pick just one? Lazy soul Caribbean hot sauce grabs my fancy! Thank you!

  53. St. Augustine is one of my favorite cities, so I would love to try the OLD ST. AUGUSTINE SNAKE BITE DATIL HOT SAUCE.

  54. Elizabeth Brooks

    Butterfly Bakery Cilantro Onion Hot Sauce

  55. Tara Liebing

    I would love to try the Butterfly Bakery Cilantro Onion Hot Sauce! I love cilantro so this one stands out to me.

  56. Breanne

    I would like to try the SWEET SAVINA SUNRISE S3 HOT SAUCE

  57. Kayla klontz

    I’d like to try the Ghost Scream sauce.

  58. amanda whitley

    i think the VOLCANIC PEPPERS ALEPPO PEPPER SAUCE sounds good

  59. Aaron

    The Gold Coast Hot Sauce seems delicious.

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