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Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Easy Hot Pepper Vinegar

Before the world discovered refrigeration food was preserved by being cured with salt or covered with vinegar.



Use hot pepper vinegar over salads instead of high fat and high calorie dressings.

Easy Hot Pepper Vinegar

Black Pepper Pods



Ingredients:
Dozen pods of pepper
2 Very hot peppers split in half
6 cups white distilled vinegar

Directions:
Get one dozen pods of pepper when ripe, take out the stems, and cut them in two; put them in a pot with vinegar and hot peppers, boil it away to one quart, and strain it through a sieve.


Did you know?

Vinegar has many uses in the kitchen. Biltong and droëwors are cured meats that originated in Southern Africa.  Biltong and droëwors are similar to jerky in looks but tastes very different. The marinades used to make biltong use vinegar as its base to preserve food. 




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