Everyone knows how difficult it can be to run a small business in the Garden State. With so many creative minds in New Jersey, there's a uniqueness to many of the businesses close to home.

We discussed this topic on air and heard from so many people who turned their hobbies into their careers, including gourmet Asian fusion hot sauce, handmade psychic materials and a custom stripper clothing line.

Here's a list of our 10 favorite home-grown New Jersey businesses that we discussed with you on our show:

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