Homemade Basic Hot Sauce

This year I wanted to try making hot sauce for friends and family. Something similar to Tabasco or Franks Red Hot.  Both of those hot sauces are fermented. I have made cultured food before: cultured pickles, kimchi, and cultured beets. This recipe is very similar to the cultured beets and just as easy. Start with…

Cultured Pickles

There is nothing better that biting down on a nice crunchy piece of pickle.  Cultured Pickles are easy and delicious version of the classic pickle.  It keeps it crunch and has a nice natural sour note to it. Begin by starting the brine.  Add 1 1/2 tablespoon of salt to some water. Stir to dissolve. …