5 Essential Condiments

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1. Soy Sauce

1. Soy SauceKate Mathis/Pat Bates Association
Add a few drops to brothy soups or steamed vegetables. Stir into mayonnaise for sandwiches.

2. Tomato Paste

2. Tomato PasteKate Mathis/Pat Bates Association
Squeeze into sauteed onions and cook for 30 seconds before adding other ingredients to a stew.

3. Grainy Mustard

3. Grainy MustardKate Mathis/Pat Bates Association
Whisk into oil and vinegar to make a salad dressing, or mix with stock and cream for a luscious sauce.

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4. Harissa

4. HarissaKate Mathis/Pat Bates Association
Rub this fiery Tunisian chile paste on meat before roasting, spread on grilled cheese, or stir into seafood stews.

5. Anchovy Paste

5. Anchovy PasteKate Mathis/Pat Bates Association
Add to salad dressing, marinara sauce, or ragus. Or use in place of Asian fish sauce in Thai curries.

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