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Homemade Hot Sauce

December  1, 2016
Photo by Kelly Buettner
Author Notes

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  • Makes 2-4 cups
Ingredients
  • 4 hot peppers (any kind!)
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 tablespoon course salt
  • 4 cups distilled white vinegar
In This Recipe
Directions
  1. De-stem and roughly chop peppers.
  2. Peel and roughly chop garlic.
  3. Add with peppers, garlic and salt to a food processor and process until evenly chopped and combined. Set aside in a glass jar, covered for 1-3 days, allowing it to ferment slightly.
  4. Add 4 cups white vinegar to pepper mix to complete hot sauce. For a stronger sauce, cut the vinegar in half adding only 2 cups. Allow to sit and strengthen for another day before using.

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