Aioli (Garlic Mayonnaise)
Homemade mayonnaise is easy and delicious - and making it with garlic and olive oil makes a delicious sauce and/or dip.
Pesto - a paste of basil, garlic, pine nuts, cheese, and few other key players - is widely available pre-made. But no processed container of green stuff can hold a candle to fresh, homemade pesto.
Slow, steady cooking brings out the natural sugars hiding out in the hearts of onions in this recipe for caramelized onions.
Cherry Pit Vinegar
Make delicious and easy Cherry Pit Vinegar.
Chile Citrus Sauce
Chile Citrus Sauce packs a big punch with very little effort.
Easy, Homemade Tomato Paste
Making your own tomato paste is easy and delicious. See how simple it is to make use of in-season tomatoes with this easy recipe for Tomato Paste.
Dried chiles make a super simple, quick enchilada sauce in this easy recipes.
Fresh Tomato Sauce
See how to make delicious tomato sauce from fresh tomatoes.
Green Garlic Pesto
This delicately garlicky "pesto" sauce can also be used as a spring dip or spread.
Grill lemons for extra juice and flavor.
Honeyed Preserved Kumquats
These Honeyed Preserved Kumquats are an easy way to keep the sweet and tart flavor of kumquats around the house a bit longer than the brief kumquat season.
This easy Horseradish Cream adds a swift kick to smooth, mild, sweet soups.
How to Make Creme Fraiche
See how easy it is to make creme fraiche with this guide to How to Make Creme Fraiche.
Lemon Infused Olive Oil
See how easy it is to make your own Lemon Infused Olive Oil with this simple recipe.
How to Make Cultured Butter
Cultured butter has a tang and deep flavor that leaves other butters in the dust – see how easy it is to make it at home.
How to Make Homemade Butter
Making your own butter is easy – and delicious! See how easy it is to make your own butter.
Kimchi - spicy fermented cabbage or other vegetables popular in Korea – is super easy to make at home. All it takes is cabbage, salt, a chile or two, and a bit of time.
Scent sugar with lemon peel to add a burst of lemon flavor to drinks and baked goods.
Mint Simple Syrup
Turn sugar and mint leaves into a lovely, delicious, perfectly drizzle-able Mint Simple Syrup.
Huli Huli Marinade
Huli huli is a marinade for and style of cooking meat that is served across the Hawaiian Islands.
Whole grain mustard becomes a creamy, lovely condiment.
Nuoc Cham Vietnamese Dipping Sauce
Nuoc cham, a Vietnamese dipping sauce, is spicy and drizzled (or poured) over plenty of dishes in Vietnamese cuisine. See how easy it is to make your own nuoc cham here.
See how easy it is to make preserved lemons with this simple step-by-step guide.
Pear butter is like apple butter, but with the delicate floral aroma of fresh pears.
Kumquat Jalapeno Paste
A quirky, delicious, multi-use condiment.
Homemade remoulade sauce is super easy to make and delicious on poached or steamed seafood.
Rouille (Garlic Red Pepper Mayonnaise)
Rouille (Garlic Red Pepper Mayonnaise) is a great dip and the classic sauce to serve with bouillabaisse. It's delicious with almost any fish dish.
Spicy Creamy Tomato Sauce
This super simple tomato sauce has a bit of chile and a bit of cream, making it a perfect topping for enchiladas, chiles rellenos, and other Mexican dishes. Or just scoop it up with tortillas or bread (we do at my house).
Spicy Remoulade Sauce
Spicy remoulade sauce is perfect on seafood.
Yogurt Tahini Lemon Sauce
Yogurt Tahini Lemon Sauce is a quick, flavorful condiment perfect with lamb dishes, simple salads, and rice pilafs.
Shuck them yourself or buy them shucked, either way fresh oysters on the half shell are great to eat and fun to serve at home. Whether you're a seasoned oyster eater looking for new ways to top these tasty bivalves or an oyster neophyte wondering how to serve these succulent treats, find easy and delicious ideas below. Want to know more about...
Simple Spicy Tomato Sauce
Fresh chiles give this super simple tomato sauce a great kick.