Other Fun Sauce And Condiment Recipes

Believe it or not, there are sauces other than barbecue sauce! When someone says "sauce" what came to mind? If it's not barbecue sauce then these recipes are for you. These sauces often don't have anything to do with barbecue but they can take your beef, pork, chicken and fish to the next level.Try one and you may never go back.

harissa paste
If made properly, harissa is a very deep, rich, complex paste, much more interesting than any bottled hot sauce. You can buy it, but it is easy to make with this recipe. Use it on everything from fajitas to stews, soups, couscous, fish, and meats. It's great mixed in to mayonnaise, ketchup, and BBQ sauce. read more
Charoses
Here's a great recipe for Charoses (Jewish applesauce). This is one of the world's great applesauces and is a perfect accompaniment to BBQ. Charoses tastes just fine as soon as you make it, but it improves with a day or two of age as the apples and raisins absorb the wine and spice flavors. read more
grilled salsa
Skip the store bought salsa and opt for these two flavorful home made Mexican salsas: Pico de Gallo and a Grilled Salsa Roja. Known in the US as tomato salsa, salsa roja is an important building block in Mexican cuisine. Fresh quality ingredients are essential, especially fresh tomatoes, when making salsa at home. read more
tomatoes
Take your pasta dishes over the top with this incredibly rich and deeply smoky grilled marinara sauce recipe. Marinara sauce is the classic Italian tomato sauce from Naples but you can amplify the flavors by grilling the tomatoes and other fresh ingredients. The end result is something that is truly special. read more
chicken piccata
Piccata is a classic Italian restaurant dish traditionally made with pricey veal. But many chefs have adapted it easily to chicken breasts or pork chops. This simple, yet full flavored, recipe for piccata sauce is perfect for taking virtually any grilled meat over the top at your next dinner party or backyard cookout. read more
Apple Slices
Pork and apple go together like beef and potatoes. Here's a recipe for a great variation on applesauce that's perfect with all kinds of pork. It looks different from any other apple sauce you've ever tasted, and, my oh my, it tastes different, too. Rich, buttery and mellow, like apple pie without the crust. read more
Grilled Caponata
Grilling the ingredients adds a layer of complexity to caponata, a traditional eggplant based recipe that is especially popular in southern Italy. Grilled caponata is perfect as a sandwich; as an appetizer on crusty bread; as a sauce for grilled seafood, pork chops, or chicken; in pasta; and even on pizza. read more
hamburger condiments
We put all manner of thingson our burgers. Here are some suggestions, and a recipe for a Killer Hamburger Secret Sauce: Meathead's Burger Glop. read more
Here's the recipe for creating perfect Southern style biscuits and gravy. Biscuits and gravy with crumbled sausage swimming in it are a breakfast staple all over the American Southeast. The gravy is a form of Bechamel Sauce. It is also called sawmill gravy, white gravy, cream gravy, or poor-do. read more
Chicken in mumbo sauce
Theresa Varga wrote "The Italians may have their marinara and the French their bearnaise, but for many DC natives, the sauce that captures the flavor of home is called Mumbo. Mumbo Sauce is unique to Washington, DC, and is used on everything from fried chicken to Chinese food to barbecue. read more

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