Put all those peppers you grew or grabbed at the farmers' market to great use in sauces that are so potent, only a dab'll do.
Credit: Photo: Greg Dupree

(Sauces from left: Zhug, Homemade Sriracha, Fermented Jalapeño Hot Sauce, Sambal Oelek, West Indies-Style Hot Sauce)

1. Israeli

If you like chimichurri, you're bound to love herby-spicy Zhug.

2. Thai

Make your own Homemade Sriracha for fresher flavor.

3. Southern U.S.

Fermented Jalapeño Hot Sauce offers tang as well as heat.

4. Indonesian

For pure chile fire, we leave the sugar out of our Sambal Oelek.

5. Caribbean

West Indies-Style Hot Sauce is fantastically incendiary.View Recipe: West Indies-Style Hot Sauce