By Jeanie Rose | Peppers
Nothing can turn a plain meal into a memorable one like a good sauce. How about a great hot sauce? How about one you make yourself to satisfy your own palate and the palates of your love ones?
Make up a fine hot sauce from your garden vegetables and then be creative in using it. Consider a few possibilities:
You get the picture. Just get cooking! Find a sauce you love and be the Food Artist.
This sauce is inspired by Emeril Lagasse (here). He is a man well versed in spicy foods. Why re-invent the wheel? Of course I made a few changes. You know how that is!
To keep the yellow color and add to the flavor of this sauce, I used sweet banana peppers as well as yellow Santa Fe chilis. Make the sauce as cool or hot as you like. Control the heat in two ways:
Emerile says this sauce will keep in the refrigerator for up to six months. If you have garden bounty, you will want to can some of this hot sauce. Just follow the manufacturer’s instructions that come with the canning jars. It’s quite easy.
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