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recipe-help Who has made a blueberry based hot sauce?

This year I have lots of blueberry's in the freezer. I also have a assortment of peppers available to create with.
I have several batches of ferment sauces 'working' right now. Non of them are blueberry based.
I would love to hear some ideas about a blueberry recipe that works. It doesn't have to be a fermented sauce.
Nothing super sweet but ya still know there are blueberry's in it.
Ideas?
 

The Hot Pepper

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Definitely works well with hot sauce. Depends on if you want it for ice cream, or grilled proteins, etc.
 
Hurley, Watched the video wow lots of praise... Fireball in it? ha-ha

THP, Thanks for the suggestions. I think I will be trying my first non-fermented sauce with this one and see how it goes. I do have lots of blueberry's so multiple attempts are possible.
 

The Hot Pepper

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Try blueberries without adding sugar to see how sweet it is. If you need to sweeten it more I might suggest pineapple juice which will add a little acidity as well.
 
I just mixed up my first test batch. I used some mash I have been fermenting for the pepper base. The mash was a garlic, habanaro, orange bell blend. I blended this up with 3 cups of blueberrys a splash of vinegar, a couple tablespoons of agave syrup, 1 cup of raspberry hard cider, and a bit of cardamom. My initial impression is 'not bad' but I think it can be better. We will see after it ages a bit.
I did use ingredients I had available. Just didn't feel like going shopping.

My next try will be non-fermented and include some of the recommended ingredients.
Blueberry's have a unique flavor but really not that much smell to me.
 

The Hot Pepper

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Blueberry pairs well with savory which is why it goes with breakfast and syrups, etc. that get onto your sausage links and tastes good lol. The garlic should do well here for this reason, the cardamom leans more toward apple pie spice and personally would not lean that way, I'd go for a bright blueberry (not spiced) flavor balanced with acidity and savoriness, but it should taste good let us know!
 

Bou

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Bou

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Bou, That looks interesting. I believe I still have some strawberry's in the freezer. I think I will be trying something similar now.
I appreciate the tip. Thanks!
I found it somewhere here a while ago, glad it helped🤘 Keep us posted with the results!
 
I made sauce with black currants and sauce with raspberries. They very fragrant. 750 g of fermented habanero puree, 750 g of fresh berries. Salt, sugar, vinegar. Pasteurization.
I like the sound of currents. I guess somewhat like a blueberry's. I appreciate the suggestion and measurements. I'm still working on my next batch. The peppers are fermenting now. My freezer is plugged with Blueberry's and raspberry's so I have some options. Thanks for the suggestions!
 
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