Jun 05, 2013

Recipe: How to Make DIY Whiskey Hot Sauce

Know why foods like chili, Buffalo wings, tacos, or Southeastern Asian street foods always seem to taste better with beer, even though it does nothing to tame the heat and actually seems to make it worse?   Answer: because there are flavors in chile peppers that are only soluble in alcohol. So, consuming and cooking chile-based foods with alcohol allows for new taste combinations that can't be created in any other way.

And that's what, I'm guessing, make this whiskey hot sauce so delectable. The emphasis is on flavor, in addition to the heat. 

Get the full recipe (and see more beautiful photos) at The Ivory Hut: Whiskey Hot Sauce 




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tom at littleislandkitchen.com on Jun 07, 2013:

This looks like a stellar flavor combo. Can't wait to make it with some killer small batch whiskey I just bought. Cheers.