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23 hours ago, FauxPas said:

I like various hot sauces, including the Tucson-made Poblano brand. Nice family story, they've been making their hot sauces here for a long time. 

http://ediblebajaarizona.com/the-power-of-poblano

 

https://tucson.com/news/local/neto-s-tucson-a-salsa-patriarch-passes-on-his-secret/article_d72a2a30-a6d9-541f-af93-05bad33a27f1.html

 

 

That sounds like something I'll have to look for when we're there next. Thanks for the article!

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1 minute ago, Smithy said:

 

That sounds pretty tasty. When you cut the jalapenos, do you remove the seeds and ribs before smoking?

No. I used to smoke dry them whole but the walls were so thick that they took days to completely dry. Cutting them in half saves a bunch of time. 

 

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That's the thing about opposum inerds, they's just as tasty the next day.

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23 minutes ago, Smithy said:

 

That sounds like something I'll have to look for when we're there next. Thanks for the article!

 

They are having some issues because of the recent shutdown though. I couldn't find some of their sauces in the local stores and thought I would order online so I could get a full selection. But the company that handles their online shipping advised me of this:

 

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Unfortunately, the Poblano company is not able to fill our purchase order and we are out of all four flavors.  They make their hot sauce with fresh chiles they get from Mexico.  The 35 day government shutdown kept their chiles on the wrong side of the border as Customs officials were on furlough and there was no one to inspect the shipment.  They also import their glass bottles and had to wait until the shutdown was over for Customs to start inspecting shipments waiting in port.  They hope to get their bottles this coming week.  The company told us it would be another three weeks or so before we can get our green jalapeno and red jalapeno hot sauces.

 

So, depending when you are back in the area, they may not be too easy to find.  😞

 

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"Old Bay has a hot sauce now and some folks are pretty excited"

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McCormick & Company, the Maryland-based spice purveyor that makes Old Bay, says it's selling a limited-edition hot sauce that combines the two flavors. It will be available on the company's website starting today.
You can also buy an Old Bay-scented candle while you're there, if that's your thing.

If anyone tries it, please let us know the results.

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Currently Going for a 1yr ferment--  No mold has ever showed up-- 

 

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Its good to have Morels

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5 hours ago, Paul Bacino said:

Currently Going for a 1yr ferment--  No mold has ever showed up-- 

 

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Tell me about that lid, please.


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On 1/29/2020 at 1:43 PM, Paul Bacino said:

Currently Going for a 1yr ferment--  No mold has ever showed up-- 

 

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On 1/29/2020 at 7:40 PM, gfweb said:

Tell me about that lid, please.

 

 

It looks like the Nourished Essentials Easy Fermenter set (available on Amazon here), or a cousin. I'd like to know more too. They look efficient and unmessy.

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11 hours ago, Smithy said:

 

 

It looks like the Nourished Essentials Easy Fermenter set (available on Amazon here), or a cousin. I'd like to know more too. They look efficient and unmessy.

It is in fact a Nourished Essentials lid. I have a set that includes four lids, four glass weights, and a pump for sucking out the air, which I have never used. I've about settled on not fermenting much of anything except kraut, which I do in a big food-grade bucket, but I've done brussels sprouts, kimchi  and cauliflower in jars.

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On 1/31/2020 at 8:54 AM, kayb said:

It is in fact a Nourished Essentials lid. I have a set that includes four lids, four glass weights, and a pump for sucking out the air, which I have never used. I've about settled on not fermenting much of anything except kraut, which I do in a big food-grade bucket, but I've done brussels sprouts, kimchi  and cauliflower in jars.

 

@Smithy

This  ^    I have 4 lids/weights and the pump.  I bought this to try longer ferments.  I have no signs of mold  and I'm out 10 months...its in the basement 


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I had an interesting hot sauce on a recent cruise to Mexico and Central America. We had gone to a market and had an assortment of tacos for lunch. There was three hot sauces on the table two of which were habanero based. One I liked much better than the other. When I asked about them, I was told that the one I liked a just habanero with the assumption that the other had more ingredients. I can't imagine there was only habanero peppers in there. I wish I had done more research and tried to find a source for the sauce but I suspect that it was made in-house.

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