Marilyn and Brian Meagher, the keepers of the excellent Hot Sauce Daily blog, obliged my request for a guest post; please enjoy it. Of course, let them and everybody know about other Maryland-produced hot products. Also, talk here about your favorite dining destinations for super peppery food. Who's got the most insane wings? I feel a guest post from HowChow coming on..-- RG
We are native Marylanders and hot sauce lovers that write HotSauceDaily.com. Here’s our list of some of the best Maryland companies in the hot sauce and fiery-foods business. You can find in-depth reviews of these companies and their products on our website HotSauceDaily.com
Captain Thom's Chili Pepper Company
2527 Fait Ave
Baltimore, MD 21224
Our favorite Captain makes dozens of original and unique hot sauces, marinades and condiments, and is also the creator of Bacon Ketchup. Captain Thom’s products are featured at Geckos on Fleet Street and Mahaffey’s Pub on Dillon Street in Canton.
102 Idlewilde Rd
Severna Park, MD 21146
Todd’s Dirt is a collection of 3 awesome rubs/spices - Original, Crabby Dirt and Bayou Dirt - a great cajun seasoning for blackening.
Rising Sun Pepper Farm
PO Box 31
Rising Sun, MD 21911
Relative newcomers, they have a killer 3 Pepper Garlic Hot Sauce along with other hand crafted sauces made with peppers grown locally on their Rising Sun farm.
Rippin Red Wing Sauce
3717 Trail Wood Court
Abingdon, MD 21009
A superb ready to use wing sauce in both “hot” and “original”. With its fresh taste, it has become one of our favorites.
BMore Nutz, Inc.
6961 Golden Ring Rd
Baltimore, MD 21237
Potato chip coated peanuts in many spicy flavors like Chili, Nuclear, Jalapeno and more. Delicious fiery snacks you have to try to believe.
Mama Vida (Toto's Blue Crab Salsa)
9631 Liberty Rd Ste. N
Randallstown, MD 21133
It’s salsa and blue crab meat. Nuff said!
Infusion Hot Sauce
615 Blossom Dr
Rockville, MD 20850
Hot sauces made in small batches with fresh chilies, garlic, and vinegar. Most recent is their Mango Bango which uses the Bhut Jolokia chile, also known as "Ghost Chili" - over 1,000,000 Scoville Units!!!!
Keedysville, MD 21756
Locally produced delicious salsas that are “Not Yet Famous”.
Baltimore Sun photo of a Hampden pepper harvest/Karl Merton Ferron