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Dorothea’s Homemade Hot Pepper Sauce

In Recipes, Sauces on April 9, 2011 at 3:23 PM

Dorothea 1943

(Warning: Be sure to turn on the exhaust fan or open the window when preparing this sauce)


1 cup extra virgin olive oil
6 cloves garlic, sliced
1 cup of Crushed Red (Chili) Pepper


1.    In a heavy skillet, heat the olive oil on high heat.
2.    When it is shimmering, add the garlic, stirring constantly until it turns a medium almond color.
3.    Quickly add the Crushed Red Pepper, remove the pan from the heat and keep stirring as the pepper continues to brown.
4.    Before it begins blacken and burn, pour the sauce into a container to let cool. When fully cooled transfer it to a small jar.
5.    Top off the jar with olive oil so that there is at least a quarter of an inch of liquid on top.
6.    Refrigerate the sauce. Before using in the future, bring it to room temperature and stir it well.
7.    Use sparingly on your pasta dishes, whenever extra spiciness is desired.

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Dorothea's Hot Pepper Sauce

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