Alchemist Kitchen Incubator Program Gift Guide

Spread joy and support the amazing entrepreneurs in the Alchemist Kitchen Incubator Program by purchasing one of the delicious products below!


La Pique (Puerto Rican Vinegar-based Hot Sauce) adds umami and heat to your dishes and an also be used as a start to a marinade/dressing. La Verte (Thick Serrano Chile Hot Sauce) is great on anything from eggs to tacos. Candied Jalapenos are the perfect balance of sweet agave syrup and vinegar, making these jalapenos delectable on any savory applications from pizzas to burgers to grilled cheese sandwiches.

Purchase Options:

  • La Pique $6
  • La Verte $6
  • Candied Jalapenos $10
  • Trio- 1 of each $20 (only at farmers’ market)

Please find our products at the Midtown Farmers Market on Saturdays as well as everyday at the Sacramento Natural Foods Co-op. We have a wholesale Price Sheet available upon request. We will be offering the sauces for shipping starting in 2022.

About Celine: Chef Celine Callejon started Epicee in 2020 with the dream of opening a brick and mortar restaurant. Celine has an eclectic culinary background and she gets her inspiration from many cuisines around the world. She believes hot sauces and peppers should be part of an everyday diet in part because of their health benefits but also because they can elevate dishes to the next level.  Celine’s Pique is the prime example of a healthy condiment that can elevate a dish in more than one way. It can be poured over, emulsified as a dressing as well as used as a marinade.

Boone’s Red Onions

Boone’s Classic Red Onions hail from a family recipe, his Great Aunt Mary’s “marinated onions.” We love ’em on salads, sandwiches, eggs in the morning, and pizza. Also try the Tangy Lime Red Onions inspired by the cebollas encurtidas of Central America and Spiced & Spicy Red Onions with cinnamon, clove, fire-roasted habañero, and citrus, these Mexican-inspired pickled red onions are sure to enliven the senses.

Purchase Options:

  • 3 Jar Gift Box for $24 available at farmers markets (see below)

Boone’s Red Onions can be found at the following farmers markets: Midtown Farmers Market (Saturdays), Wednesdays at Winn, and the Natomas Night Market (Thursdays). For an up-to-date calendar of events, click here.

They are also available at Corti Brothers grocery market and the Sacramento Natural Foods Co-op.

Discounts are available for large orders. Large orders may be placed directly by emailing

About Christopher:
“It all started with a Polish family recipe from my Great Aunt Mary and a dream.” Christopher started Boone’s Red Onions in November 2020 out of his passion for pickled red onions. He loves how versatile and cross-cultural they are, adding color and complexity to many meals. Prior to starting Boone’s Red Onions, Christopher worked in nonprofits as a transgender rights advocate and he is a proud trans business owner.

Jazz’s Saucy Sauce

Jazz’s Saucy Sauce is a super sauce that goes on everything. It will kiss your food with the slightest hint of heat. Its creamy umami flavor can be used as a condiment, dressing, toss, marinade, dip, or even as a pasta sauce. JSS is easily the star of any dish!

Purchase Options:

  • Original Jazz’s Saucy Sauce- $7
  • Trio of 8oz Bottles of All Flavors of Jazz’s Saucy Sauce- $20

Gift wrap, shipping is available (nationally) at Jazz’s Saucy Sauce website. Bulk discounts are available on orders of 20 bottles or more, JSS ships nationally

About Jasmine: Although Jasmine’s profession has not always been in food, her love and respect for food, and her fierceness in taking risks in what she loves brought her to the forefront of slowly but surely becoming a SAUCE BOSS! Jasmine has been making sauce since 2020.

Neck Nosh

Neck Nosh pretzel necklaces are handmade gifts for the savvy beer drinker looking to cleanse the palate between tastings or for a handy snack that pairs perfectly with beer.

Purchase Options:

  • Box includes 2 varieties of pretzel necklaces, boxed and wrapped in holiday tissue for $8.99 (shipping not included)

Check out all the Neck Nosh products at


About Erica: Neck Nosh is an independent, woman-owned business developed by Erica Humphrey in Sacramento, CA. Erica seeks to create a social purpose business and her latest venture is hiring persons with disabilities to assemble and package the necklaces.

One Love Toffee

One Love Almond Toffee has a soft crunch and melt in your mouth texture. It comes in a variety of chocolate toppings. Dark, Milk, and White. It is also available with no topping.

Purchase Options:

  •  4oz “Tasty Teaser”- $7
  • 8oz “Indulge Me”- $13
  • 1-lb “Not Scared to Share”- $23

One Love Toffee can be found on-line at and can be shipped to all 50 states. We offer a $2.00 discount on all of our sizes with orders of $50 or more.

About Sheila: I am a California native with a passion for making toffee and a desire share it with the world. I enjoy helping others.