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Pique Mi Madre

Small batch Puerto Rican hot sauce packs heat in a great-looking bottle

by Evan Orensten in Food + Drink on 29 July 2011

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Hand-picked, prepared and packaged in the mountain town of Coamo, Puerto Rico, Pique Mi Madre is the best-looking hot sauce we've also enjoyed tasting. The family-owned company uses only the choicest habanero peppers to give Mi Madre its kick, nicely balanced by a short list of preservative-free ingredients grown locally in the lush mountainous environment.

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The clear glass bottle displays the large peppers and fresh ingredients that make up the devilish concoction, possibly acting as a warning to the more timid of tasters. For now Mi Madre is only distributed in Puerto Rico, but can be found online through Caribbean Trading for $8 per bottle.

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