Better than storebought, these 15 simple homemade condiments (right)—great for everything from sandwiches to grilled meat and fish—are perfect for big parties or easy mid-week dinners. Along with tart surprises like Rhubarb Ketchup, we also have recipes for a classic Golden Yellow Mustard, an Almost-Instant Heirloom Tomato Basil Relish and a healthy and fast Honey-Mustard Cranberry Sauce.


Tahini Remoulade
Credit: © Yunhee Kim

More Easy Homemade Condiments

Fruit Preserves & Pickled Vegetables

Saffron Cucumber Pickles
Credit: © Anna Williams

Chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten’s Innovative Condiments

Grilled vegetables with Garlicky Olivada
Credit: © Tina Rupp

Speedy Rubs, Pastes and Sauces

Fourth-of-July Firecracker Salsa
Credit: © Jonelle Weaver

Zesty Salsas