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Serious Eats Joshua Bousel 2 comments

A North African sauce traditionally paired with grilled seafood, chermoula is a delicious mix of fresh herb, earthy spices, and acidic preserved lemon. More

Basil and Parsley Pesto with Anchovies from 'Canal House Cooks Every Day'

Serious Eats Kate Williams Post a comment

Summer is pesto time, at least in my house. Almost every green leaf I can get my hands on, from basil and parsley to carrot tops and kale, will get a whirl in the food processor with the requisite garlic, nuts, cheese, and olive oil over the course of the season. Yet despite my willingness to push pesto boundaries, I've never slipped in anchovies and green olives. This idea, from Melissa Hamilton and Christopher Hirsheimer's Canal House Cooks Every Day, was a revelation. More

Peach-Bourbon Barbecue Sauce

Serious Eats Joshua Bousel 4 comments

Peach is front and center in this tangy, sweet, and spicy barbecue sauce, which gets some extra depth thanks to a shot of bourbon. More

Classic Pico de Gallo

Serious Eats J. Kenji López-Alt 3 comments

The classic fresh Mexican condiment made with tomatoes, onions, and chilies. Ours gets an added flavor boost with a bit of pre-salting and draining. Perfect on tacos, fajitas, and burritos. More

Salmorejo Dip

Serious Eats Joshua Bousel 4 comments

Salmorejo is cold tomato soup from Córdoba, Spain that can easily be thickened into a great, refreshing summer dip. More

Jalapeño Jam

Serious Eats Joshua Bousel 15 comments

A sweet start is interrupted by the fruity heat of jalapeños and tempered by a vinegar tang in this addictively delicious jam. More

Tricolor Sweet Pepper Relish

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This fresh, tangy, and fruity sweet pepper relish livens up a homely hot dog in a way fitting for the start of a new grilling season. More

Ramp Gravy

Serious Eats J. Kenji López-Alt 3 comments

A creamy gravy flavored with ramps, perfect for biscuits or mashed potatoes. More

Italian Fresh Herb Vinaigrette

Serious Eats Jennifer Segal 2 comments

Think of this as a much, much improved version of that bottled Italian dressing sitting in your fridge door. More

Salsa Brava

Serious Eats Joshua Bousel Post a comment

The strong smokiness, heat, and tang of this tomato-based salsa brava has an intensity that can instantly transports you to a relaxing tapas meal in Spain. More

Mole Verde

Serious Eats Joshua Bousel 2 comments

Mole verde retains a rich complexity, but trades the deep and earthy flavors of mole poblano for a bright and fresh profile and can be put together in about an hour. More

Foolproof 2-Minute Hollandaise

Serious Eats J. Kenji López-Alt 52 comments

Foolproof real hollandaise in about 2 minutes. More

Spicy Peanut Sauce

Serious Eats Joshua Bousel 4 comments

This spicy peanut sauce isn't hot just for heat's sake—it combines different types of hot spices to build complexity and create a delicious, multi-layered sauce. More

Yellow Mole with Masa Dumplings (Mole Amarillito con Chochoyotes) from 'Pati's Mexican Table'

Serious Eats Kate Williams 1 comment

This yellow mole in this recipe from Pati's Mexican Table only takes an hour or so, and almost all the ingredients can be found your average grocery store. More

Sambal Oelek

Serious Eats Joshua Bousel 1 comment

A hot sauce in one of its purest forms, Indonesian sambal oelek is merely freshly ground hot red chiles with some salt and vinegar for flavor and preservation. Sure, it's simple, but it's also incredibly awesome and infinitely useful. More

Tomato-Mint Sauce

Serious Eats Joshua Bousel Post a comment

In essence, this is a simple marinara with the addition of mint, but that one minor change makes a big difference. More

Mint Pesto

Serious Eats Joshua Bousel Post a comment

This mint pesto is salty and bright with a mint flavor that's tempered to just the perfect amount so it doesn't overpower whatever it's used on, like lamb. More

Mint Mojo (Puerto Rican-style Garlic Sauce with Mint)

Serious Eats J. Kenji López-Alt Post a comment

An herbal sauce made with mint and parsley, flavored with garlic and citrus juice. More

Beer Cheese

Serious Eats Joshua Bousel Post a comment

Choose a full-flavored beer to give this cheese dip character, then grab a fresh hot pretzel and enjoy. More

Miso-Agave Mayonnaise (Vegan)

Serious Eats J. Kenji López-Alt 1 comment

A sweet and salty vegan mayonnaise made with miso, agave nectar, and tofu. More

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