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What is a common hot pepper sauce for use in recipes?

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Some of the most commonly used hot sauces include Sriracha, Louisiana hot sauce and Crystal. Tabasco original hot sauce has been around since 1868 and is also a popular choice.

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Sriracha is a type of hot pepper sauce created from vinegar, chili peppers, garlic, salt and sugar. Sriracha is named after the city in which it was first produced: Si Racha, Thailand. Recently, Sriracha has gained popularity in the United States and has become associated with a particular brand of the sauce made by Huy Fong Foods. Crystal is a popular hot sauce originating in Louisiana and dating back to 1923.

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