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Betty’s Blazin’ Hot Wing Sauce Recipe

In this video, Betty demonstrates how to make Super Bowl Blazin’ Hot Wing Sauce. This sauce is for those of you who would like a “hotter” hot wing sauce than the Super Bowl Hot Wing Sauce recipe that I uploaded yesterday.


¼ cup butter
¼ cup finely chopped onion
4 cloves minced garlic
1 teaspoon dried chives (You may use 1 tablespoon chopped fresh chives.)
½ cup hot pepper sauce (You may use anywhere from 1/3 cup to ¾ cup for desired taste.)
pinch of salt

In a small saucepan, melt ¼ cup butter over medium heat. Add ¼ cup finely chopped onion, 4 cloves minced garlic, and 1 teaspoon dried chives. Reduce heat to low and cook until onions are clear. Remove from heat. Add ½ cup hot pepper sauce and a dash of salt. Stir until combined. This form of the hot wing sauce is a little chunky. Use a hand blender (or electric mixer) to blend sauce until smooth. The sauce will change to a bright orange color that is typical of hot wing sauce. I hope you can use this Super Bowl Blazin’ Hot Wing Sauce with your Super Bowl Boneless Hot wings! I hope you enjoy the playoffs and the Super Bowl! –Love, Betty ♥♥♥♥♥



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Fresh Flour Tortillas! – Homemade Flatbread Recipe – Make Your Own Wraps!


The article below was taken straight from to go with the video.
I was debating whether to call these supple, delectable discs, “tortillas,” or “flatbreads,” but since they were inspired by my testing of the Imusa tortilla press, seen herein, I decided to go with tortilla. This intro is dedicated to hungry SEO gurus everywhere.
Regardless of what you call them, if your only experience is with the dry, mundane supermarket varieties, you are in for a serious treat. Homemade tortillas are so much better that if you do decide to give these a try, be warned that you’ll have a very hard time ever going back to the packaged option again.
Not only is the recipe very easy to make, there’s no waiting hours for anything to rise, so in less than 30 minutes, you’ll be enjoying the finest in hand-held meat delivery systems. Ironically, I failed to have any juicy grilled meat ready for the money shot, so I was forced to enjoy them au natural.

As I mention in the video, the hardest part of the entire procedure is rolling the dough balls into nice thin discs, but if you have a tortilla press this becomes very fast and easy. Since this post was made possible by my friends atImusa, who also provided the press you see here, I’ll included a couple links in case you want to add this apparatus to your kitchen tool collection.

I hope you give these a try soon, and your days of using store-bought tortillas comes to a warm, soft, and delicious end soon. Enjoy!
8 ounces all-purpose flour (about 1 3/4 cup), more as needed
3/4 tsp salt
1/2 cup hot water (about 105 degrees F.)




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Betty’s Quick Tip 95–How to Make “Instant” Salsa

In this video, Betty demonstrates how to make “Instant” Salsa to go with corn tortilla chips.

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Betty’s Back! + Betty’s Refreshing Raspberry Tea

In this video, Betty returns to bettyskitchen after a break of a few days to celebrate her 41st Wedding Anniversary with her husband (and cameraman), Rick. My next video (to be uploaded tomorrow) will show you some things that Rick and I did to celebrate our anniversary. I will warn you ahead of time that it is *long*, because it spans our activity during a 24-hour period—so watch only if you have the time to spare!
In this video, we are just getting back into the swing of things, with a recipe for Refreshing Raspberry Tea. This is similar to a flavored tea I ordered during our anniversary dinner.
You will also see in this video that I was honored by a viewer, “jwlrymkr” who made a white gold pendant with the “bettyskitchen” logo for me. I am wearing it in this video, and you will see a close-up shot of the pendant at the end. It is gorgeous, and I love it! Thanks, jwlrymkr, for the wonderful gift to bettyskitchen.
Now, for the Refreshing Raspberry Tea recipe:


6 cups tea, medium strength—made for regular iced tea. (I have a video on making iced tea, if you need to refer to it in making your tea.)
1 teaspoon raspberry sugar-free drink powder, or as much as desired (I used ½ inner packet of Crystal Light drink mix, which has artificial sweetener, but it will probably not be sweet enough, if you like your tea sweet. If you use sugared drink mix, you will need to adjust the amount, to get the desired amount of raspberry flavor, but not too much sugar.)
ice cubes
sugar or artificial sweetener, to taste
Fruit or fresh mint leaf for garnish (I used ½ pineapple slice and a maraschino cherry.)

Measure 6 cups of freshly made tea into a large measuring cup. Add 1 teaspoon raspberry-flavored sugar-free drink mix. Stir with a large spoon, until drink mix is dissolved. Pour the raspberry tea into a serving pitcher. (I like to mix the tea and drink mix in a measuring cup and then pour it in a pitcher, because there is usually some sediment left from the drink powder.) Fill a glass with ice cubes and sprinkle the top with sugar or artificial sweetener, if desired. Pour your Refreshing Raspberry Tea over the ice cubes and stir slightly with a straw. Garnish the top with a half-slice of pineapple and a maraschino cherry (or other fruit, as desired). Serve! This Refreshing Raspberry Tea makes a gorgeous, red-tinged addition to your meal, and it is bursting with flavor! I hope you enjoy it! It’s great to be back in bettyskitchen—I missed all of you!!! Love, Betty ♥♥♥♥♥

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Posted by on March 9, 2011 in Betty's Kitchen, Fruit


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