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kosher picante sauce

runtexas May 7, 2013 12:10 PM

Now that Pace Picante Sauce is no longer certified kosher, I have had a hard time finding kosher picante sauce. Any recommendations? I am not looking for salsa or taco sauce (yes, there is a difference), and we do like it hot.


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    DeisCane RE: runtexas May 7, 2013 01:20 PM

    I may be wrong but I think "picante sauce" is just pureed salsa. So, you could just find "restaurant style" salsa, which is similar, or you could buy any salsa you like and throw it in the blender.

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      runtexas RE: DeisCane May 7, 2013 06:37 PM

      Yes, that is the main difference and I suppose we could do that. I was just hoping to find it already as picante sauce.

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      sharonfl RE: runtexas May 8, 2013 11:19 AM

      Walmart's store brand picante sauce is kosher

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        ferret RE: sharonfl May 8, 2013 11:35 AM

        Many of the store brands (Roundy's, Albertson's, Safeway) are OU certified.

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          hbg1 RE: sharonfl May 8, 2013 11:48 AM

          I was also going to suggest checking out Walmart or Target. I think their store brands of salsa are imitations of Pace or other major brands, and maybe they have picante sauce that would be similar enough for you.

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            runtexas RE: sharonfl May 8, 2013 06:12 PM

            Thanks for the advice to check out Walmart, i will!

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            fara RE: runtexas May 8, 2013 11:22 AM

            there is something called piri piri extra hot that we buy at our local kosher market. it was very good, and hot.

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              runtexas RE: fara May 12, 2013 11:46 AM

              I managed to get to Walmart today. I didnt' see a "Walmart" brand, but did find kosher picante sauce. Van De Walle Farms All Natural PIcante Sauce - Hot". It is OU. I have seen this brand at Kroger, but all they have is "Mild". Well, we shall see just how hot it is. :-) But at least I found something. Thanks to all who made suggestions.

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                queenscook RE: runtexas May 12, 2013 12:43 PM

                If you like something hotter than mild, and milder than hot, you can buy one of each, and mix them. I often do this with salsa.

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                  runtexas RE: queenscook May 12, 2013 02:37 PM

                  Nah, hot is what we want. Not mild. No medium. Hot. The hotter the better. :-)

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                    queenscook RE: runtexas May 12, 2013 05:26 PM

                    Oh, OK. Well, if all you can get is mild, you can always add some cayenne or a Tabasco-type sauce to it.

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                  cheesecake17 RE: runtexas May 12, 2013 05:04 PM

                  Walmarts private label is branded "Great Value"

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