Basic and Szechuan-Sesame Chili Oils: fun and easy ideas for DIY holiday gifts | Tasting Everything

Two Chili Oils and a Hot Sauce – Simple DIY Gift Ideas!

    As I mentioned in the last post, the time has come (“the Walrus said…,”) to use the pile of remaining peppers from the garden, and it occurred to me that these might actually be good DIY gift ideas! I decided on a first attempt at homemade hot sauce and also two different chili oils: […]

Basic Chili Oil: an easy to make recipe that's great on bread, pizza, salads, sandwiches, and everything else! It's a simple way to take your meals to a new level | Tasting Everything

Crazy Easy Chili Oil

Super simple and easy to make Chili Oil! Print Yum Crazy Simple Chile Oil Ingredients2 cups neutral oil, like safflower or grapeseed 5-10 chiles of your choice (I used rooster and thai, but you could use fresh or dried, anything from Arbol to Ancho or Serrano! Go with what you like!) 2 cloves garlic, peeledInstructionsCut […]

Szechuan-Sesame Chili Oil - an easy to make DIY gift full of flavor that everyone can enjoy | Tasting Everything

Szechuan-Sesame Chili Oil

Here’s the recipe for the Szechuan-Sesame Chili Oil mentioned in the last post! I’m still trying to figure out if there’s a way to get these recipes on the original post, or if I’m limited to one Yummly recipe per page. Print Yum Szechuan-Sesame Chili Oil Ingredients2 cups neutral oil, like safflower or vegetable 5-10 […]

The Last Pepper Harvest of the Summer

Hot Sauce: or, My Favorite Magical Elf

Hot Sauce: How to Identify a Truly Awesome Human I have a serious thing for hot sauces.  It’s sort of a hot, burning, passionate, stomach-turning, skin-flushing, I-can’t-live-without-you, I-need-to-put-you-in-my-face sort of affair.  Generally, I buy the stuff three or four bottles at a time. I can’t get enough of it and I could never picture trying to […]

A simple and fun recipe for pickled peppers that are great on everything! | Tasting Everything

Pickled Peppers

Pickled peppers, well, any pickled vegetable really, are some of my favorite things to add to a meal. They could really be classified as one of those “secret ingredients” that I just love to throw into a dish to just completely change the flavor of the whole thing. Adding a few pickled peppers, or maybe some […]