Strawberry Basil Jam

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There is so much you can do with fresh basil. If you have plenty of this herb growing in your summer garden, chances are you’ll still have some left over after you make all of your pestos and sauces. Save the rest for this sweet strawberry basil jam. Get all the details you need for your next jarring day now.

Classic Italian Pesto

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If you’re looking for a spreadable condiment that pairs with pretty much everything, turn to this Italian pesto. Its sharp flavor comes from fresh garlic and nutty parmesan, while basil lends sweetness and a vibrant hue. The sauce owes its velvety texture to fruity olive oil added in a slow stream. Read more.

Oven-Roasted Tomato Sauce

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Nutty roasted garlic and fresh herbs are headliners in this deeply satisfying oven-roasted tomato sauce. A pinch of sugar mellows the acidity and brings a touch of sweetness to the rich, concentrated flavor. It’s perfect for dunking garlic bread or draping over your favorite pasta. Keep reading for the full recipe.

Fresh Strawberry Syrup

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There’s nothing like a made-from-scratch fruit syrup, and this juicy strawberry nectar is a showstopper. Made with nothing but berries and sugar and strained until glossy, the luscious liquid is perfect poured over ice cream or trickled down a stack of waffles. Add this recipe to your collection of sweet treats now.

Homemade Hot Pepper Jelly with Spicy Jalapenos

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When you can’t decide between sweet or spicy, treat your tongue to a hit of both. This sugary hot pepper jelly is a sticky, satisfying condiment that marries mild bell peppers and fiery jalapenos. Whether you glaze a pork roast or drape it over a cream cheese-covered cracker, everybody wins. Read on for the recipe.

The Best Cranberry Sauce, Made from Scratch

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Can the canned stuff that gets nudged to the side of the plate on Thanksgiving, and daringly dollop this homemade cranberry sauce front and center instead. Simmered until they burst, the tart orbs are perfumed with orange zest, honey, and vanilla for a vibrant sauce everyone will love. Read on for the full recipe.

Homemade Peach Jam

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This vibrant peach jam is not only delicious, it’s a jack-of-all-trades. For breakfast, smear it onto a flaky croissant. When lunchtime rolls around, nestle it between sourdough and sharp cheddar for a sweet and savory grilled cheese you’ll never forget. Keep reading to get the full recipe for this fresh fruit spread.

Thyme Pine Nut Butter

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When you want to change up your condiment game, set your sights on this savory sauce. Toasted pine nuts perfume the base, and the intensely nutty aroma is balanced by bright, lemony thyme. Throw in a few glugs of fruity olive oil and a dash of salt and you’ve got one zesty spread. Get the recipe now.

You’ll Want to Lick This Coconut Sugar Lemon Curd Right Off the Spoon

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Coconut sugar lemon curd gives you the tart taste you crave with an added twist that makes it stand out from the traditional version. The touch of added caramel flavor means you’ll want to take spoonful after spoonful of this spread. Slather it on scones or muffins, or sandwich it between cookies. Get the recipe now.

Homemade Tartar Sauce

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The next time you need a dynamite dunker for fried fish, saucy shrimp, or pan-seared crab cakes, skip the store-bought condiments. This homemade tartar sauce is swimming with zesty lemon, briny capers, tart pickles, fragrant dill, and oniony shallots. Get the recipe for this delicious dip now. Read more.

Make Homemade Creamy Honey Balsamic Dressing in 5 Minutes or Less

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Skip going to the store and make your very own creamy honey balsamic salad dressing at home in just five minutes. With balsamic vinegar, honey, mustard, garlic, thyme, and a bright hit of lemon, this salad topper is flavorful and memorable. You can use it on your favorite leafy greens any time of year. Get the recipe.

Lemon and Tarragon Pesto Dressing

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If you’re a fan of garlicky green pesto, you’re going to fall in love with this vibrant blend. It’s salad’s perfect companion. Nutty almonds, bittersweet tarragon, lemon, and sharp Pecorino come together to create an herbaceous dressing you’ll want to drizzle all over everything. Get the recipe now.