Condiments

Three bottles filled with homemade Sriracha sauce.

Homemade Sriracha Sauce

This traditional and incendiary Thai condiment has incited quite the following. Here’s how to save yourself a trip to your local Asian market.

A Ball jar filled with chive blossom vinegar and the blossoms

Chive Blossom Vinegar

Remember your mom telling you, “Pretty is as pretty does…”? This lovely elixir knows no distinction–it’s just pretty through and through.

Avocado chutney in a bowl with a large spoon, beside half an avocado, chilies, and garlic.

Avocado Chutney

Avocado chutney, like guacamole with an Indian-style upgrade, is a terrific little snack or even breakfast. Just spicy enough for everybody to enjoy.

Spicy cranberry sauce in a grey pottery bowl on a white tablecloth.

Spicy Cranberry Sauce

A sweet-tart little condiment to slather on everything on your holiday table. It gets a little bit of heat from ginger, cloves, cinnamon, and chile.

Adobo seasoning in a small bowl with a wooden spoon full of seasoning.

Adobo Seasoning

A flavor-packed adobo spice mix that contains less salt than store-bought, so go ahead and sprinkle it on anything that needs to be perked up.

Schug in a pottery bowl, on a wooden plate with a spoon and garnished with cilantro.

Schug

A brightly herbal, spicy, garlicky condiment that brings spice to anything you might want to dip in it. Seriously, it goes on nearly everything.

Cinnamon butter in a white bowl on a marble counter, with a spoonful of cinnamon next to it.

Cinnamon Butter

A sweet smear of cinnamon goodness never hurt anything. Biscuits, toast, muffins, anything else that needs a quick and easy upgrade.

Four bottles of pepper sherry.

Pepper Sherry

What could be easier than plopping some hot peppers in a bottle of booze, setting it aside for as long as you can resist, and then drizzling it over everything? Exactly.

A bulb of roasted garlic with the top cut off, a sheet of aluminium foil in the background.

Easy Roasted Garlic

If you’ve been waiting for a sign that you should start roasting your own garlic, consider this it. Once you taste it, you’ll wonder why you waited.