Welcome to Just Add Hot Sauce!
This little gem of mine (JAHS) has been in the works for some time now. From completely saying to myself "I can't do it" from being scared of putting myself out there to simply just letting life pass me by.
Don't get me wrong, I really enjoy what I do for my '9-5'. I work in Entertainment Marketing where I get to use my creative skills and see film campaigns come to life. Yes, it is crazy at times but it is pretty fun.
For as long as I can remember I loved cooking & baking and at one point in my life I wanted to go to Culinary School to become this super cool chef and open a Puerto Rican restaurant here in D.C. but college happened (Heyyy Hampton!) then loans happened and then moving to NYC at 23 happened (best decision of my life BTW) and culinary fell to the back of my mind. So finally at 28ish I finally decided to do something for myself and start this blog - Just Add Hot Sauce because as Lawrence from HBO's Insecure said "Hot Sauce really just make things better."
So thinking about how I wanted to launch my site, I rallied my girls to do what we do best and that is BRUNCH! Brunch is where you can find me on the weekend or if they let me on the weekday. Yes, it is about the unlimited mimosas but I really love it because I get to spend an unlimited amount of time with my loved ones, where we can just talk shit and catch up. Some of these girls I've known since I was 18 from my Hampton University days and some I met at work and some I met during my crazy days in NYC dancing on top of couches. No matter when, where or how I met them they are all crucial people in my life and I thank them for being apart of this journey called life with me.
From JAHS I hope you can laugh, cook your new bae some pretty good dishes, start liking Tito's Vodka because it's actually really good and doesn't give you a hangover, remember that your friends & fam are all you have and create fun and lasting memories through food which really does bring people together.
Cheers to eating!