homemade condiments

Sweet and Sour Five Spice Peach Ketchup

Ingredients: 5 cups pureed peaches 1/2 teaspoon granulated garlic 1 cup light brown sugar 1 cup apple cider vinegar 1 cup water 2 teaspoons kosher salt 1/2 tablespoon grated fresh ginger 1 tablespoon Chinese five spice 1 teaspoon ground roasted ginger 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper Directions: Prep your […]

Cherry-Chipotle Ketchup

Ingredients: 4 cups well-crushed sweet cherries 3 cloves garlic, quartered 2/3 cup light brown sugar 2/3 cup apple cider vinegar 2/3 cup water 2 teaspoons kosher salt 1 tablespoon ground chipotle 1 teaspoon ground ginger 1/4 teaspoon ground cardamom 1/4 teaspoon cloves 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black […]

Kumquat Ginger Vinaigrette

Ingredients: 2 cups kumquats, halved and seeds removed 1 tablespoon honey or agave nectar 2/3 cup apple cider vinegar 1 tablespoon freshly grated ginger 1/4 cup avocado oil sea salt freshly ground black pepper Directions: Place all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth. Pour into an air tight […]

Currywurst

Ingredients: for the sauce: 1 sweet onion (I used a Vidalia) 1 tablespoon curry powder 3/4 tablespoon hot paprika 1/4 teaspoon cayenne 1 cup canned crushed tomatoes 1 tablespoon sugar 2 1/2 tablespoons red wine vinegar sea salt to serve: 4 German pork sausages (like bratwurst), cooked and cut into […]

Avocado-Carrot Top Dressing

Ingredients: 1 avocado, halved 1 bunch carrot greens 1/4 cup avocado oil 1/2 cup fresh squeezed grapefruit juice 1/4 cup water 2 cloves garlic salt freshly ground black pepper Directions: Place all ingredients in a blender, pulse until smooth. My thoughts: I had some carrots with beautiful tops and I […]

Cranberry-Tangerine Ketchup

Ingredients: 1 1/2 lb fresh cranberries 3 cloves garlic, quartered 3/4 cup dark brown sugar 2/3 cup apple cider vinegar 2/3 cup fresh tangerine juice 1 teaspoon sea salt 1/2 teaspoon allspice 1/2 teaspoon Ancho chile powder 1/2 teaspoon ground dried orange peel 1 teaspoon ground roasted ginger 1/2 teaspoon […]

Old Bay Corn Relish (for Hot Dogs)

Ingredients: 2 ears’ worth of corn kernels 1 cubanelle pepper, minced 1/4 cup minced onion 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar 1 tablespoon yellow mustard seed 1 teaspoon Old Bay Direction: Stir together all ingredients in a small bowl. Cover and refrigerate at least 1 hour prior to serving. Use to […]

Hot Pickled Green Tomato Rémoulade

Ingredients: 3/4 cup mayonnaise 1/4 cup small dice green tomato pickles 3 tablespoons fresh parsley 1 teaspoon minced fresh dill 1/2 teaspoon juice from the green tomato pickle jar 2 tablespoons lemon juice 1 shallot, minced 1 small green fish pepper* 1/2 teaspoon lemon zest 1/4 teaspoon smoked paprika Directions: […]

Rhubarb Mint Sparkler

Ingredients: 1 stalk rhubarb, diced (about 1 cup) 2 tablespoons minced fresh mint 1 cup water 1 cup granulated sugar club soda or seltzer Directions: Place all ingredients in a 1 1/2 qt. saucepan. Cook over low heat, stirring occasionally, until the sugar dissolves and the mixture thickens, about 30 […]

Zesty Plum Ketchup

Ingredients: 2 1/2 lb Italian prune plums (about 52 plums), halved 3 cloves garlic, quartered 3/4 cup dark brown sugar 2/3 cup apple cider vinegar 2/3 cup water 2 teaspoons kosher salt 1/2 teaspoon allspice 1/2 teaspoon cayenne 1 teaspoon ground roasted ginger 1/4 teaspoon ground cardamom 1/4 teaspoon cloves […]