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)
I had great results with the sauerkraut I started two weeks ago and “harvested” yesterday, but not every endeavor turns out to be a raving success. Today I opened up the canister of beets I was attempting to pickle by fermentation and it was an abject failure. The entire slimy mess was relegated to the … More Latest Batch Of Hot Pepper 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
I made a quick (unfermented) hot sauce from the last picking of Datil Peppers. (If you are unfamiliar with Datil Peppers do a google search for fascinating information.) I don’t know what I was thinking! I have two batches of Datil pepper hot sauce fermenting, which, if they are a success, will last me a … More Quick Hot (Datil) 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
Early this year my friend, Reid, sent me some datil pepper seeds and a recipe for datil pepper sauce. I had never heard of datil peppers but I love to try new and interesting things. Datil peppers are most widely known and used in the Minorcan community in St. Augustine, Florida. There is abundant information … More Datil Pepper Sauce