5 Essential Condiments
Forget the Ketchup. Try these 5 condiments to add flavor to your usual dishes.
from Reader's Digest | August 2011
1. Soy Sauce
Add a few drops to brothy soups or steamed vegetables. Stir into mayonnaise for sandwiches.
2. Tomato Paste
Squeeze into sauteed onions and cook for 30 seconds before adding other ingredients to a stew.
3. Grainy Mustard
Whisk into oil and vinegar to make a salad dressing, or mix with stock and cream for a luscious sauce.
Rub this fiery Tunisian chile paste on meat before roasting, spread on grilled cheese, or stir into seafood stews.
5. Anchovy Paste
Add to salad dressing, marinara sauce, or ragus. Or use in place of Asian fish sauce in Thai curries.
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