Homemade hot sauces taste more vibrant than store-bought, plus they take hardly any time to make. From spicy Louisiana-style hot sauce to a Caribbean-inspired version, here are five stellar hot sauces to make in celebration of National Hot Sauce Day.
This Cajun-inspired hot sauce features fresh hot red chilies like Tabasco, Cayenne or Serrano.
Small Thai bird chilies star in this blazingly hot sauce.
This jalapeño-cilantro hot sauce can range from mild to spicy depending on how hot the chiles are.
Yellow mustard and a touch of allspice give this fiery sauce a distinctive, complex flavor.
Try this Caribbean-inspired hot sauce with Jamaican patties.