8 Easy Ways to Upgrade Refrigerator Condiments
No one will know it took you 20 seconds
Regular old ketchup and mustard are fine at a baseball game, but why not get creative at home? Check out our eight ways to take store-bought condiments from meh to wow.
Curry Up Your Ketchup
Just add curry powder, paprika and a pinch of cayenne pepper. Yowza!
Make Tipsy Mustard
Take some whole-grain and Dijon mustard and mix in a splash of stout beer, plus a spoonful of brown sugar. Apply to pretzel. Go somewhere private.
Add Wasabi to Your Mayo
Dress up salmon with this sinus-clearing spread by adding a dash of wasabi powder to your mayonnaise. Expert tip: Mix the wasabi powder with a spoonful of water and let it sit for a few minutes before combining with the mayo to help enhance the flavor.
Give BBQ Sauce the Cajun Treatment
You’ll want to slather spare ribs in this marinade. Just add a shot of bourbon and some prepackaged Cajun seasoning to standard barbecue sauce for a meal that will take you straight to NOLA.
Turn Sour Cream into Avocado-Chile Spread
What to do with all that leftover sour cream from last night’s baked potatoes? Squeeze some lime juice over a smashed avocado, sprinkle with salt and then mix in the cream. Voilà: the perfect avocado-toast crowd-pleaser.
Cream Your Pesto
Pesto is so good, it doesn’t need fixing up, but try this as an easy swap for the usual. Just mix Greek yogurt into pesto and pour over pasta.
Give Salsa a Sweet Tooth
Chop up a mango and some cilantro and add to salsa for a fruity tortilla topper.
Take Tahini to Spread Territory
Combine equal parts tahini and honey for a sweet breakfast spread to rival peanut butter.