We try to do everything with love and treat everyone with love, siempre. So, on a sunny afternoon in April, when Dawn and Hawkes sang, “Have you ever let a stranger become someone you love,” it felt like a serendipitous understanding of one another. As though we were raised at the same table, on the same values. From that moment, Chris Hawkes and Miranda Dawn felt like newcomers no more, but people we loved, como familia.
Finish the sentence: Spicy Jalapeño _____. Poppers, chips, cream cheese, pasta, chicken sausage, margarita, pasta? Yes, yes, and yes! BUT. Imagine something that could take the non-spicy versions of all these dishes from plain to piquant. (Okay, maybe not the margarita, but then again…) Say hello to our little friend, Spicy Jalapeño Mayo!
I will never forget that memorable, hot, summer day when I first tasted aquachile on the beach with a local family. Everyone sitting around as they topped their chips with the aquachile, and a dash of hot sauce. I was hooked. I begged them to teach me, and they laughed saying “es muy facil (easy)!” The next day, I went over to learn how to make it at my neighbor’s house, and have never looked back.
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