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slap ya mama.......spices yyc

howlin Nov 6, 2010 11:35 PM

ive heard this stuff is good ,anyone seen it here or use it before?

  1. bayoucook Dec 2, 2010 05:59 AM

    Yes, it's widely available down here, and we use it like we would any cajun seasoning.

    1. irodguy Nov 15, 2010 03:15 PM

      It rocks! http://www.slapyamama.com/Store/home.... I use it from pop corn to potato to seasoning my gumbo.

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        fought Nov 14, 2010 11:48 PM

        Slap ya mama is the BEST! I could drink it. I think I have.

        Wish I knew, too. Calgary is hopeless for hot sauce. Definitely and easily purchasable stateside.

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          nonlinear Nov 15, 2010 03:08 PM

          interesting, since it's a dry cajun spice, NOT a hot sauce.

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            hazelhurst Nov 15, 2010 03:10 PM

            Well, they DO make a hot sauce but it is not widely distributed, even in Louisiana. It is rather recent in their catalogue...the newest item, I think, is their etouffee sauce.

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              nonlinear Nov 15, 2010 04:39 PM

              but etouffee sauce isn't a hot sauce.

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              fought Dec 2, 2010 05:34 AM

              Interesting, since some quick research shows it's both--a spice and hot sauce. You're welcome to try doing that next time.

              And YES, they make fish fry, too.

               
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                hazelhurst Dec 2, 2010 06:16 AM

                Well, it is clear that there is some confustion... the hot sauce is one item, the etouffee is another. You could add the liquid sauce, pictured above, to the etouffee, once cooked (or before, whatthehell). The etouffee comes in little jars. I have not tried it but have seen it several places and the family seems rather happy with it. They know what they are doing.

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                  fought Dec 2, 2010 08:38 AM

                  I bet that etouffee sauce is amazing!

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                  nonlinear Dec 2, 2010 09:44 AM

                  To clarify your confusion, the hot sauce is a NEW product (i.e. since my post on 15 November). They've had the Étouffée Sauce for some time, but that's not a "hot sauce."

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                    hazelhurst Dec 2, 2010 11:09 AM

                    I'll have to ask them when these things became available generally..I know the hot sauce has been in Louisiana for some time but even here it has been difficult to find as a rule... I know I bought several bottles to take to a restaurant to try out and that was sometime early this year. As to the etouffee, that has become more readily available in recent months. Something tells me they rolled out the etouffee sometime before St PAtrick's. When next I run into one of the guys I'll ask.

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              nonlinear Nov 7, 2010 12:54 AM

              closest i've seen it to calgary was missoula, mt.

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