Posted by: Dave DeWitt on Feb 16, 2011
For the fifth year in a row, the 23rd annual National Fiery Foods & Barbecue Show is sold out of exhibitor space! Thanks to all of our loyal customers and the new exhibitors as well. Join us March 4-6 for the show at Sandia Resort and Casino. The bravest of spice fanatics will also have the opportunity to sample El Pinto Scorpion Salsa, a product made with the new hottest chile pepper in the world, the New Mexico Scorpion. The New Mexico Scorpion measures 1.2 million Scoville Heat Units (SHU) according to tests conducted by a third-party laboratory and is currently under consideration by Guinness World Records™ for the “World’s Hottest Chili” record. Myself, Marlin Bensinger, Chemical Engineer; and Jim Duffy, grower, are pursuing the record.
Other exciting happenings at the show include a daily Disc-It grill raffle giveaway. The Disc-It, customized for the Fiery Foods Show with a chile pattern and inscription, has a unique wok shape that makes it ideal for outdoor cooking and grilling. Disc-It’s are manufactured locally in northwest Albuquerque. The show will also be streamed live for the first time ever on Saturday and Sunday. The live stream can be viewed at www.stickam.com during public show hours on March 5 and 6. More show details are here.