Warm temperatures are here which can only mean one thing, it's summertime barbecue season! Before you spend money on preservative-filled condiments for your next party, try making them at home instead. It will save money and provide a healthier alternative to store bought brands.
Mayo From Scratch
Mayonnaise is a staple for many of the popular side dish salads, and this recipe is perfect for all of them! The recipe calls for egg yolks, sunflower oil, white wine vinegar, lime juice, salt, sugar, and Dijon mustard. All of the ingredients can be mixed and then stored in a large mason jar!
What's the one thing you can't throw a barbecue without? Why ketchup, of course! This recipe will wow your guests with its fresh and zesty taste. With two cans of ground tomatoes and a few other simple ingredients, you can create this copycat recipe that tastes even better than the store brand.
If you're planning on hosting a clambake or seafood feast this summer, you'll want to try out this delicious cocktail sauce recipe. Use your homemade ketchup as the base and add in horseradish, lemon juice, Worcestershire sauce and hot sauce for some heat!
Spice things up at your next barbecue with this hot sauce recipe! Red chiles will offer the most heat while green chiles provide a more bitter, grassy taste to the hot sauce. Pick whichever you prefer, but just know this recipe will turn up the heat at any party!
Buffalo sauce is another favorite, but this recipe has all great flavor minus the heat! It pairs perfectly with wings, chicken or even alone as a dip. If you want to add some heat to the recipe, substitute cayenne pepper in for the paprika.
For a healthier, homemade version of ranch dressing, try out this recipe. Greek yogurt provides a great base to build in those savory ranch flavors! Pair it with the crudité platter or green salad at your next barbecue; it is a guaranteed hit.
It doesn't take long to create a yummy Dijon-style mustard that will have your guests cheering. It all starts with simple ingredients like onions, garlic, dry white wine (and dry mustard, of course!)...
If you agree that a BBQ needs barbecue sauce...watch this video to learn how to make your own!
Barbecue Season Solved
These recipes provide all the good flavor of barbecue condiments but without the added preservatives and chemicals that come in many store-bought brands. The fresh tastes of homemade condiments are sure to keep your guests satisfied and begging to share your recipes!