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Taste Test: Bottled Tartar Sauce

There's no such thing as tartar sauce neutrality. When that nice lady at the clam shack asks you if you want tartar sauce, it's never "I could take it or leave it." It's always a definite yes or a resounding no. If you fall into the category of tartar sauce hater, this article is not for you. But if you are a tartar sauce lover—well, then, come sit by my fire as we discover who makes the best commercially available sauce. More

Serious Eats' Fried Oysters with Tartar Sauce

Dipped in an eggy batter and rolled in paprika-spiked flour, these little oysters fry up golden, warmed through but still briny and fresh, not losing one ounce of that oceanic depth. And that tartar sauce? Well, it beats the old mayo-relish mix by miles. Chopped cornichons, capers, lemon, and Worcestershire keep it tart, chunky, and make for the ideal dipping companion for straight-out-of-the-fryer oysters. More

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