Instead of buying the bottled stuff on the shelves of your local grocery store – including all the processed ingredients and chemicals too – why not try your hand at making them at home, yourself? You won’t be making too much and throwing out the rest after an expiration date rolls around. And if you’re anything like us DIYers, you’ll love knowing how to make them all on your own! With these 24 recipes you’ll be making your own condiments in house tonight!
Classic, popular … everyone needs a little ketchup in their lives and in the house too! Check out this recipe at Mother Earth Living for all of the details.
2. Spicy Mustard
Over at Chow Hound, you’ll find a ton of recipes surrounding this niche of the kitchen including this great tutorial for spicy mustard – adorn your dogs, pretzels and more!
3. BBQ Sauce
Capper’s Farmer shows us all the details in making some delicious homemade BBQ sauce, and with a hint of maple syrup you’ll be able to mix it up too.
Add a bit of spice to your roast beef and the like with this DIY horseradish recipe. Find it at Grit, follow the instructions and enjoy!
5. Tartar Sauce
Grit also helps us learn how to make some at-home tartar sauce for our fish dinners! And you’ll love the simplicity of the recipe too!
6. Honey Chipotle Ketchup
Here’s a new treat for your family to dive into for your next BBQ. Recipe Corner has this recipe for some honey chipotle ketchup!
Healthy Green Kitchen gives one of us favorite recipes of the bunch! Learn how to make homemade sriracha and then have the ability to make every meal so much more tasty!
8. Brandy Mayonnaise
Saveur is where you’ll find this recipe that compliments crab legs just right. One of the most unique on the list, try your hand at this brandy mayonnaise this weekend!
9. Hot Sauce
Here’s another versatile condiment favorite that is essential for foodies and homemade lovers all around. Check it out at Saveur.
10. Ranch Dressing
Who doesn’t love Ranch for at least one item in their food repertoire? With a little help from Chow Hound, you’ll be making your own in no time.
11. Roasted Garlic Chipotle Mayo
Hop on back over to Saveur one last time to snag this recipe which we predict become an instant staple around the house. Perfect for everything from sandwiches to wraps to French fries.
12. Cranberry Ketchup
Taste of Home made this fabulous and sweetly perfect recipe for cranberry ketchup and we’re gobbling it up! And it’s perfect on everything from burgers to chicken tenders.
Visit The Kitchn if you’re a fan of tahini sauce and want to try and create some from scratch right at home! Although it’s not as smooth as what you’ll find while eating out, it’s still yummy!
14. Thai Sweet Chili Sauce
Great as a hostess gift like The Kitchn suggests, this Thai sweet chili sauce is quite the tasty treat! Use it on everything from eggs to eggrolls!
15. Coconut Butter
The Kitchn makes a delicious and nutritious coconut butter that once you taste you will never sway from. Your toast will never be the same.
16. Cinnamon Honey Butter
But if coconut isn’t your thing, maybe this sweet and smooth butter will be just what you need to make your morning so much better – or your dinner rolls! (via The Kitchn)
If you want to visit The Kitchn just once more, then you need it to be for this homemade Nutella recipe. Make your desserts, breads and crepes so much more fun and delicious!
18. Cocktail Sauce
Cocktail sauce is really one of the easiest condiments to whip up. Some ketchup and horseradish can do the trick or you can use this Reader’s Digest recipe for something extra spicy.
19. Spicy Dill Dip
Cheat Sheet gives us a great recipe for making spicy dill dip that’s perfect alongside raw veggies or on a veggie-filled sandwich or wrap!
20. Teriyaki Sauce
Here’s another classic, kitchen staple that you’ll want at various times throughout the week for dinners at home. Check it out at Cheat Sheet.
21. Basil Pesto
Hop on over and visit Cheat Sheet just one more time to grab this easy basil pesto recipe. Great for caprese salad, pasta or drizzles over a tomato and mozzarella sandwich. This is the best!
22. Three-Pickle Relish
Delish makes a three-pickle relish that will make your family BBQ’s and summertime treats so much better! This one is even more tangy and fresh than the commercial kind.
23. Sweet & Spicy Ketchup
How does a bit of a kick and twist to your ketchup sound? Food and Wine has a sweet & spicy version that will make every meal a little more adventurous.
24. Basic Mayo
You may want to keep this basic mayo recipe around too. It’s easier than you may think to whip this up for your sandwiches and chicken salads! (via Chow Hound)