Category Archives for Savory Sauces, Gravy and Condiments

Homemade Tartar Sauce

A bowl of my favorite tartar sauce. Perfect with fried fish.

I shared my recipe for my favorite fish fry mix on the blog recently and there’s nothing better with fried fish than a batch of homemade tartar sauce. It’s surprisingly easy to make and so much better than the bottled kind. Give it a try. Start with the recipe as written and then adjust for your […]

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Cooked Mayo

3 egg yolks 3 teaspoons lemon juice 3 Tablespoons cold water 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup oil 1. In medium pan, whisk egg yolks and water until bubbly. 2. Place over medium-low heat and continue to whisk until mixture just begins to thicken, coating the back of a metal spoon. Remove from heat. Continue to […]

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Basic Yellow Mustard

Have you tried making your own mustard? It’s a fun little project and you end up with something that tastes more like a gourmet mustard than the bright yellow stuff in the bottle. All it takes is some mustard seeds, vinegar, water, salt and pepper. If you’re growing mustard greens in the garden, let a […]

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Catsup (condiment)

Tomato Catsup 1 stick cinnamon, broken 1 teaspoon whole cloves 1 teaspoon mustard seed 1 teaspoon celery seed 1 cup vinegar 8 lbs tomatoes 1 cup chopped onion 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1 cup sugar 1 Tablespoon salt Place cinnamon stick, cloves, mustard seed and celery seed in a spice bag; add to vinegar. Bring […]

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