Should You Refrigerate 

Hot Sauce?

If you prefer spicy cuisine, you probably keep hot sauce in your kitchen. Is the fridge or pantry preferable for keeping spicy sauce?

We talked to a food safety expert who also happens to love the stuff to find out what to do.

How to Store

Hot Sauce After Opening?

The bottle will mention whether you need to refrigerate your spicy sauce. "If the bottle doesn't include this phrase, it probably doesn't require refrigeration."

How to Store

Hot Sauce After Opening?

Follow the label directions to guarantee the highest quality and safest food, as correct storage of food, and condiments helps maintain flavor, texture, and safety.

Is the Hot Sauce You Have

Safe to Consume?

If the hot sauce has an atypical color, terrible smell, or changed texture, dump it.

Is the Hot Sauce You Have

Safe to Consume?

Always err on the side of caution. "If you are in question that a meal has gone bad, it is advisable to toss it away."

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