Easy Homemade Hot Sauce

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Appears in Cook's Country December/January 2020

For an all-purpose hit of heat and peppery flavor, we turn to an age-old method.

SERVESMakes about 1 cup

TIME20 minutes, plus 4 days fermenting

Easy Homemade Hot Sauce

WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

For a balanced hot sauce with savory depth and bright acidity, we fermented a mix of fiery Fresno chiles and sweet red bell peppers in salted water. The briny environment inhibits the growth of mold or harmful pathogens and encourages the g...

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