Thursday, June 7, 2012

Review - Apple Vinegar Brown Sugar Pumpkin Sauce by Skillet

For those of you who don't remember, I did a brief overview of the Skillet company a few months back when I reviewed their awesome and unique Bacon Jam. Now, Skillet was generous enough to send me a sample of one of their pumpkin sauces to review. Below, I have quoted my previous review to provide you, again, with information about this company.

"The Skillet Street Food company was founded in 2007 by Chef Josh Henderson in Seattle, WA. It was originally based out of Airstream trailers (hence, the "street food" part of the company name) that traveled through Seattle, offering unique lunch-time cuisine. These street-traveling trailers still exist today, but the company has expanded greatly; it now offers a restaurant in the heart of Seattle, an online store, products in many stores across the country, as well as catering for a wide range of events (weddings, business meetings, etc).

What I love about this company is the creativity that seems to be placed in every dish or spread. I was drawn to the unique, flavorful products that they offer. Skillet Street Food is American-based, with a chef-inspired addition of special flavors and seasoning. You can tell that Skillet is committed to providing excellent food, with the care and time that goes into each of their products.
For those of you who do not live in Washington and do not have the pleasure of eating at one of the Skillet Airstream trailers or in the diner (like myself), there are a few great products available for a reasonable price online. They offer Skillet Pumpkin Sauce in three varieties: thai coconut, chipotle, and apple vinegar brown sugar, and the Skillet Bacon Spread in fennel and black pepper and original. One 10.5 oz jar of Skillet spread retails for $8.00 in the online store. They also offer a series of variety packs of all flavors, which range in price from $22.50 - $47.50. Once you have one of the spreads, there are many appetizing recipes available if you were looking for something new to cook for your next party or event!"

The Skillet Pumpkin Sauce is an innovative condiment that can be used with practically any dish. Skillet has described the sauce as "ketchup" with a twist. On top of the mixture of unique flavors, you also get the added nutritional benefits of pumpkin, which include a host of vitamins and minerals.

Of the three Pumpkin Sauces that Skillet has available, I chose to review the Apple Vinegar Brown Sugar Pumpkin Sauce (though it was hard to choose, with the Chipotle and Thai Coconut flavors). If you can't see it in the picture, this Pumpkin sauce has the following ingredients: Pumpkin, brown sugar, tomato, red wine vinegar, sugar, sea salt, Worchestershire, onion powder, pectin, black pepper, and a combination of spices. It also includes anchovies and soy products. I thought that this Pumpkin Sauce would be the most versatile of the three. It has a very strong, vinegary smell, but it is not necessary unpleasant. The texture is very close to that of ketchup, so it makes a great spread or condiment. 

I tried it by itself first, so that I could get the full experience. I do NOT like anchovies (didn't realize it had them when I requested this flavor as a sample), but I didn't taste anything of the sort. The Apple Vinegar Brown Sugar Pumpkin Sauce is packed with flavor -- you would think that all of the strong ingredients would not compliment each other, but they do! You get the "zing" of the vinegar, the texture of the pumpkin, and the off-set of the brown sugar. This is a safe spread/condiment for all food lovers; it isn't overly spicy. After the initial taste test, I tried the pumpkin sauce on a cheeseburger, to see how it matched up to ketchup. It made my cheeseburger have a more.."restaurant-style" feel. I definitely prefer the flavors to my traditional ketchup or mustard. I think the Apple Vinegar Pumpkin Sauce would taste even better on a turkey burger! I can't wait to try it with butternut squash ravioli as Skillet has suggested. 

Here is what Skillet has to say about their Apple Vinegar Brown Sugar Pumpkin Sauce:

The brown sugar and vinegar flavor does a number on your head and your mouth. At first taste, you want to say “it tastes like a yummy ketchup.” But then you get the spicy pumpkin flavor and all you can say is “wow!” Try it on a grilled Turkey-and-Gruyere Panini or add some cream and vegetable stock to make a fabulous sauce for butternut squash ravioli.
 I really enjoyed the Apple Vinegar Brown Sugar Pumpkin Sauce, and would recommend it above the Bacon Jam. The flavors were more rich, and the pumpkin sauce can have such a variety of uses! A little goes a long way. I think that this would make a great gift, or could really bring life to a summer barbeque or picnic.

If you have additional inquiries about the Skillet Bacon Spread, you may email the company directly at, or you always visit their website to learn more. Skillet also has a Facebook page and a Twitter account that you can connect with them on.

I received one or more of the products mentioned above for free using Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers.


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