Spice mixes can be expensive and it’s not always easy to make sure they are fresh. With these easy spice mix recipes you can have fresh inexpensive spice blends on hand at any time.
Condiments and Jellies
This taco seasoning mix recipe is so quick and easy to put together and tastes go good, you won’t want to buy the little packages again.
I absolutely love sour cherry jam. To me tart or sour cherries are perfect for two things – pies and jam. This is a simple and delicious, slightly tart jam.
Pico de gallo is a Mexican condiment. It is a fresh salsa type topping that is served in many ways.
If you like spicy Indian condiments, this cauliflower pickle recipe may be one you want to try.
If you like Indian chutney try this mango chutney recipe, originally submitted by Sheila Sharma from Kolkata, West Bengal, India. It is as authentic as it gets.
This zucchini relish is a nice condiment for summer barbecues, outdoors or in.
It works wonderfully as a hot dog or hamburger relish, but try it on grilled beef or chicken too.
This is a lovely tomato relish recipe. It combines tomatoes with onions and peppers for a bit of savory flavor, plus spices and brown sugar to add a nice note of sweet.
This tomato jam recipe is really a homemade version of ketchup (or catsup). It is a nice combination of sweet and tart with a bit of spice from the cinnamon and cloves.
This delicious tomato chutney recipe comes to life with the addition of apples and chipotle peppers.
The peppers obviously give the chutney a bit of heat plus some smokiness.
Tartar sauce is that great white sauce that you get on the side when you order fish and chips.
The recipe below is a bit more of a gourmet version, but you will see ways to change it to suit you in our “Tips and Variations” section below.
This sugar free jam recipe (or “spread”) has a lovely color and a fresh taste. (It’s the orange colored jam in the image to the left).
The mix of peaches, papaya and orange juice creates a spread that is just right – not too sweet, not too tart.