condiments

Two loaves of artisan bread and a jar of Campari citrus marmalade, with a slice of bread smeared with the marmalade on a wooden cutting board.

Campari Citrus Marmalade

A little sweeter (and a lot more vibrant) than traditional English marmalade thanks to the notable presence and complexity of the classic Italian apéritif. Here’s how to make it.

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A jar of quick red chile adobo sauce with the lid and a spoon resting beside it.

Adobo Sauce

Perhaps best known as the earthy sauce bathing canned chipotle peppers, this Mexican staple is actually ridiculously versatile. And easy to make at home. Here’s how.

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A jar of orange marmalade with a spoon resting on top and a few orange wedges beside it.

Orange Marmalade

Nothing beats perfectly sweet tart homemade orange marmalade. Tart and sweet and eminently giftable…if, that is, you can bear to part with any. (We can’t!)

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A silver spoon resting in a drizzle of basil oil on a white surface.

Basil Oil

How to put the rest of that bunch of basil languishing in your fridge to lovely use for drizzling, dipping, and dunking.

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A spoon filled with Moroccan spice rub on a white surface with a little sprinkled beside the spoon.

Moroccan Spice Rub

Whatever words we try to use to capture the essence of this Moroccan spice blend, they fail to do it justice. Best to experience it firsthand.

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A skillet with caramelized onions and a spatula moving the onions.

How to Caramelize Onions

So-called “caramelized onions” that take just 20 minutes to turn a limpid softness and a pale golden are no substitute for the complex sweetness of properly caramelized alliums. Here’s how to do it right.

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Several jars of cilantro sauce and a few toasted bread rounds topped with the cilantro sauce on a wooden board.

Cilantro Sauce

Schmear this simple green sauce on anything and watch it disappear. And did we mention you can toss it together in minutes?

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A silver gravy boat filled with gluten-free gravy on a linen cloth.

Gluten-Free Gravy

Everyone we know who’s tried this gluten-free gravy is calling it their new “go-to” gravy, regardless of their gluten preference or tolerance. Undeniably and luxuriously rich, smooth, and silken.

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An open jar of pear chutney with a cut pear and some leaves lying beside it.

Pear Chutney

Sugar—well, molasses—and spice and everything nice. That’s what pear chutney is made of.

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A small boy holding a partially eaten peanut butter and concord grape jam sandwich.

Concord Grape Jam

Words escape us as to just how incomparable this made-from-scratch grape jam is compared to store-bought. That smile certainly says it all.

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A ladle pouring cheddar cheese sauce over a chili topped burger.

Cheddar Cheese Sauce

This stupendously cheesy spread is so satiatingly super you’ll want to ladle it on everything. And we do mean everything.

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An earthenware bowl partially filled with kohlrabi kraut.

Kohlrabi Kraut

Turn that alien-looking vegetable turns into something that’s surprising as well as satisfying.

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Three jars filled with pickled green tomatoes and a cinnamon stick with two empty jars in the background.

Pickled Green Tomatoes

A little sweet, a little sour, and a whole lotta delicious. And so obscenely easy to make, the most difficult part will be finding the patience to wait before trying them.

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