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Simple Homemade Condiment Recipes

These easy DIY recipes instantly improve your foods; you'll wonder why you ever bought into the bottled versions.

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1. Ketchup

This homemade ketchup recipe is so much better than bottled, and an inspired way to use up your extra tomatoes.

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2. Cocktail Sauce

This zesty dip for shrimp and other seafood isn’t just cheaper than
bottled cocktail sauce; you can also dial up the heat to taste with more
horseradish or hot red pepper.

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3. Mustard

Extra additions to this versatile recipe can include turmeric, garlic, tarragon, sugar or honey, salt, and more.

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4. Mayonnaise

Our recipe for homemade mayonnaise is boiled, eliminating any fear of salmonella contamination from raw eggs.

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5. Aioli (Garlic Mayonnaise)

Traditionally served with poached fish, aioli (pronounced eye-oh-lee)
can also be used as a dip for fresh vegetables or seafood, or as a salad
dressing. This homemade recipe is delicious and cheap to make.

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6. Tartar Sauce

Once you’ve tasted this homemade version of the classic fish
accompaniment, you won’t waste your money on prepared tartar sauces.

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Originally Published in Reader's Digest