Be a Pepper

“Their sauces aren’t the hottest, per the Scoville scale, but they boast the prideful and ritualistic flavors of Mexico‘s matriarchy (in fact, the woman adorning their bottles is an abuelita in the founding family, known fondly as La Chila). The bottling and selling of this sauce is the translation of generational, rooted-in-heritage methods, many of which were passed down from La Chila.” A look inside Cholula’s Chapala Factory. (We recently reached two spice-related milestones in my house. First, my 12 year-old son discovered and now loves Cholula. Second, our new kitten ate a decent-sized bowl of Hot Cheetos and showed no signs of distress other than a couple reddish paws…)

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