Category: Condiments

Pico de Gallo for Cinco de Mayo

Pico de Gallo for Cinco de Mayo

Simple, bright and fresh, Pico de Gallo brings a liveliness to any dish it accompanies. And it doesn’t need a “quick mix”!

3-1-1 Balsamic-Honey-Dijon Dressing, or 3-1-2 for the Kicked Up Version

3-1-1 Balsamic-Honey-Dijon Dressing, or 3-1-2 for the Kicked Up Version

A super-simple salad dressing with a tangy kick that gets your taste buds to sit up and take notice.  

Creamy Jalapeño Dip, AKA Stephanie’s Green Dip – Great for Game Day

Creamy Jalapeño Dip, AKA Stephanie’s Green Dip – Great for Game Day

My colleague and friend Stephanie makes the most marvelous dip, and we pester her to bring a batch to us at least monthly.  It’s ‘formal’ name is Creamy Jalapeño Dip, but we mostly refer to it as Green Dip.  And sometimes, Crack Dip (because it’s addictive). […]

Found Recipe: Churrasco’s Chimichurri

Found Recipe: Churrasco’s Chimichurri

Churrasco’s chimichurri sauce is sooooo good: foodie-worthy and simple to make.

Found Recipe: McCormick’s Remoulade

Found Recipe: McCormick’s Remoulade

My Aunt-Mom turned me on to this terrific and easy recipe for remoulade a few years ago. The recipe on the McCormick’s web site suggests serving it with boiled shrimp, which is how I first encountered it, but it is good in many, many other ways.

Pepper Jelly Slaw

Pepper Jelly Slaw

A pepper jelly slaw is born of a condiment compulsion.

Just Gotta Garnish

Garnishes and condiments are a supporting cast that add color and texture and provide complementary or contrasting flavors that highlight the main dish and make it a star.

Throw-Down Side: Quick and Easy Black Bean Salad

Throw-Down Side: Quick and Easy Black Bean Salad

Sometimes we need a super-quick, super-easy side dish.  Here’s one you can make in 5 minutes, if you have Pico de Gallo on hand.  I make it when I’m serving a meal that already requires the brightness of fresh Pico.  The Grill-Meister says that Pico de […]

Glover Gardens Salsa

Glover Gardens Salsa

I might be a Condiment-aholic.  I love-love-love condiments. Especially those with southwest flavors.  One of the simplest, oldest and best of the southwest condiments is salsa. I found a wonderful fresh salsa recipe years ago in a cookbook called Jane Butel’s Southwestern Kitchen, her Garden […]


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