Time to refill the small bottle with fermented hot sauce. There is a spot reserved for it on the door of the refrigerator. We love this stuff!
16 days ago I began fermenting a batch of jalapeño hot sauce. I intended to allow it to ferment for a full month but got impatient and decided two weeks of fermentation is plenty. Typically a bit of harmless white mold will form on the surface of the mash. This time there was none whatsoever. … More Fermented Jalapeño Hot Sauce (second phase)
Late yesterday afternoon I went out and picked a large bowlful of jalapeños. I’ve already canned pickled jalapeños this year on top of the ones we still have from previous years. There is plenty of jalapeño jam in the pantry. A couple weeks ago I dehydrated jalapeños and ground them into powder. There is no … More New Batch Jalapeño Fermented Hot Sauce
I have often used avocado in connection with egg dishes, usually adding it toward the end of preparation as a filling in an omelet, as a topping or on the side. There is really no reason avocado can’t be added at any time in the cooking process. A firm ripe avocado won’t lose its flavor nor … More Eggs With Spinach & Avocado
Once in awhile, when I’m in Charlotte, I visit the Super G (global) Mart to see what exotic fruits and vegetables are available. The last time I was there I purchased some red Thai chilis. I decided to use them to make fermented red Thai chili hot sauce. I now wish I bought two or … More Red Thai Chili Fermented Hot Sauce
The other day I realized there was still a batch of Datil pepper mash fermenting and had been for over two months. It was time to do something with it. I had no idea what I would find when I opened the canister. It could very well have been a putrid smelling rotten ugly mass, … More Bottling & Canning Fermented Datil Pepper Hot Sauce
Considering the leftover zucchini “lasagna” from yesterday, today was not a big food preparation day. Once the mushrooms were cleaned, sliced and in the dehydrator I decided to end the fermentation process on the hot pepper sauce project I started on August 23. It was a matter of extracting the liquid from the fermented pepper … More Fermented Hot Pepper Sauce
Started a long term project today making hot pepper sauce by means of lactobacillus fermentation. I have done this a few times before with excellent results a couple of times and a failure another time. The time it didn’t work out I attribute to the quantity of peppers and the fermentation container being too small. … More Hot Pepper Sauce By Means Of Lactobacillus Fermentation