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Buffalo

Buffalo seasoning is an American hot sauce invented in Buffalo, New York, at the Anchor Bar. While we now use the word buffalo as a generic term for hot sauce, it’s hard to believe that according to most stories, this seasoning wasn’t invented until the 1970’s! Buffalo sauce is made …

Barbecue

Barbecue is a way of cooking, a seasoning, and one of our uniquely American traditions. Starting with techniques developed by Native Americans in the Caribbean and Florida, the culinary technique of cooking whole animals low and slow over open fires evolved in the American South. Over the years, numerous regional …

Cajun

Cajun seasoning is a true American original, it’s a style of cooking that was developed in Southern Louisiana by French speaking Canadians kicked out of Canada by the British. They adapted their French culinary traditions with locally available ingredients and voila! Cajun cuisine was born! Cajun cooking often starts with …