Master the Basics: 38 Easy Condiments and Sauces Recipes
JULY 29, 2023
CONDIMENTS AND SAUCES
Are you ready to elevate every meal with the simple addition of a homemade condiment or sauce? Look no further! This collection of 38 easy-to-make condiments and sauces holds the secret key to transforming your everyday cuisine into creations of haute cuisine.
There's no denying the allure of condiments and sauces. They are the culinary world's unsung heroes, often hidden in the backdrop, they have the power to make or break a dish, to elevate it, to define it.
In this collection, we've outlined a range of condiments and sauces you can whip up in your kitchen without laborious effort - from tangy mustards, rich gravies, fragrant pestos, spicy salsas, to sweet jams. These recipes are designed to enable any home cook, no matter the skill level, to craft artisanal condiments that promise to add a tantalizing touch to your meals.
So, let's embark on this journey together and in the process, discover our passion for that little extra something that gives our dishes its unique identity. Imagine your next BBQ party where your guests rave not only about the steak but also the sensational, smoky BBQ sauce. Or, envision a simple pasta transformed by a velvet, from-scratch pesto, taking the dish from humble to gourmet.
Ready? Let's start this amazing culinary adventure!
Craving real Mexican food? Make this easy Salsa Mexicana! It’s packed with flavors and it's perfect for chips & salsa, or as a topping for any Mexican dish.
Easy Creamed Hamburger Gravy is an old fashioned classic dish made of ground beef, creamy milk, a few staple pantry items, and lots of love. This is a stick to your ribs kind of meal that is sure to fill you up and bring comfort to your soul.
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Creamy Garlic Mushroom Sauce for Steak
This rich and flavorsome Creamy Garlic Mushroom Sauce is the perfect topping for your favorite steak. With aromatic garlic, tender baby bella mushrooms, and a hint of fresh parsley, you'll elevate any steak dinner to a new level in just 15 minutes.
For extra garlic flavor, add about 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder. Although Alfredo sauce is often made with cream, we created this recipe with milk because most folks have milk in the fridge and it dials back the richness just a touch. If you want to use heavy cream, then just eliminate the flour and r...
Indulge in this delightfully sweet and tangy cranberry sauce, accented by vibrant orange flavors. With just 5 simple ingredients, this sauce is the perfect addition to your festive gatherings, and it's easy to make.
This flavorful and vibrant basil drizzle is the perfect accompaniment for chicken, fish, vegetables, or a delicious dip with crusty bread. The simple process and intense flavors make it an essential addition to enhance any dish.
This delicious and easy-to-make Feta-Infused Olive Tapenade is a delightful blend of bold flavors perfect for pairing with crackers, breadsticks, or charcuterie. Elevate your appetizer game with this simple yet crowd-pleasing dish.
I put a twist to my usual Chinese Ginger and Scallion sauce to make this Ginger and Scallion Chili Oil! It’s easy to prepare and perfect to store for your favourite noodles, dipping sauce, stir-fries, and more! It’s a very versatile sauce or condiment that you can use to level-up your dishes and giv...
This recipe for Mexican salsa verde is authentic, super easy to make and tastes great with everything. The combination of fresh ingredients and roasted ingredients makes it different from other classic recipes and delicious.
This delicious ragu recipe is made with ground beef, mushrooms, tomatoes, and more to create a hearty sauce! It tastes like it's been simmering all day, but takes less than 30 minutes to make stovetop. It's the perfect sauce to serve with pasta, spaghetti squash, zoodles, or polenta .
This vegan red wine gravy might just be the most important component of your holiday meal! This rich, hearty sauce will tie together all of your veggies into one amazing meal and and is sure to be a crowd pleaser!
This Easy Arrabiata Sauce recipe is made with simple pantry ingredients like diced tomatoes and red pepper flakes. Great on pasta, meatballs and pizza! #arrabiata #pastasauce #arrabiatasauce #marinara #pasta