Category: Condiments

Spicy-Tart Cranberry-Orange-Pineapple Relish (The Best!)

Spicy-Tart Cranberry-Orange-Pineapple Relish (The Best!)

Slightly sweet with just a hint of heat, this tart cranberry relish is the perfect complement to rich holiday food.

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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