Why? Because you can! And pickle, and jam, or otherwise celebrate the resurgence of the domestic arts our forebears held so dear. Put on your best apron and step into our kitchen, won't you?
Here is the most basic recipe for fermented Hot sauce. As you can imagine, there are many ways to personalize a recipe as simple as this. Feel free to tinker with it, as you are moved to do.
A sweet, fermented twist on the flavors of Harissa, but much easier as everything is in one step. Jimmy Nardello peppers are the star, but any sweet peppers mixed with some hot will work great.
The beauty of fermented hot sauce is that it has a lovely sharp tang that complements the hot spice, lending a musky undertone that is all to familiar in the popular Tabasco brand pepper sauce.
Sour fermented brine separates this glorious hot sauce from the rest. Ferment your hot peppers now for canning salsa or winter enchiladas, and you'll be rewarded with sauce that tastes like peppers, not vinegar.