How to Make Fermented Hot Sauce

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By Sam Eskenazi

Making your own hot sauce might sound oddly industrial, but chiles are one of the most straightforward foods you can ferment. What follows are my recipes and procedures for making fermented hot sauce at home. You can follow along or alter the recipes with your favorite pepper, spice, and flavor combinations! 

The Equipment

Here is what you’ll need to make your own fermented hot sauce:

Gloves: Never, ever handle hot peppers without gloves! Disposable food-safe gloves will do the trick and protect you …

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