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10 DIY Condiments That Beat Store-Bought Any Day

Tzatziki Sauce

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Two Peas & Their Pod brings Greece straight to your kitchen with a fresh, zesty tzatziki that’s insanely easy to make.

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Teriyaki Marinade

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Who says maple syrup is only for breakfast? Feed Me Phoebe gives a whole new dimension to the breakfast staple by pairing it with tamari, ginger, and garlic. Perfect for summertime grilling! (This will probably taste delicious on one of these Crazy-Good Burger Recipes for a Vegetarian Cookout.)

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Skinny Wasabi Aioli

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It ain’t easy being green…which is why The Skinny Fork gives wasabi some love by mixing it with mayo and lime juice to create a slightly milder sauce filled with bright flavors.

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Thai Peanut Sauce

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Get that classic peanut butter flavor from something other than a PB& J sammy. Love Eat Food’s Asian-inspired sauce and noodle recipe is a go-to for any occasion. (Obsessed with peanut butter? Try these 12 Crazy-Amazing Homemade Peanut Butter Recipes.)

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Creamy Avocado “Ranch” Dressing

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We’re crazy about avocado and will eat it on just about anything. Angie in Progress’ dressing lets us get away with that sentiment and feel healthy (thanks to the Greek yogurt) while doing it.

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Honey-Mango Dipping Sauce

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The Cozy Apron mixes sweet and savory by adding honey and mango chunks to mayonnaise for a fun, flavorful dipping sauce.

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Ginger Sesame Dressing

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Soy sauce and rice vinegar get a facelift when paired with a little bit of brown sugar and ginger. Put this dressing from Fork and Beans on anything to give it some Asian flair!

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South Carolina Mustard Sauce

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Ketchup and mustard come together to create a perfect union in this recipe. Serious Eats pairs the two cupboard classics with a little bit of sweetness (honey and brown sugar) as well as a hint of heat (hot sauce) to create a sauce that makes your taste buds go wild.

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Spinach-Pesto Dip

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Sometimes, you need a crowd-pleasing dip for finger foods. This is it. Thanks, Real Simple, for this Greek yogurt-based dip that surprises us with great texture, savory flavors, and an uncanny ability to go great with any app.

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Honey Nut Butter

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Who doesn’t love butter? You'll love it even more once you add honey and nuts (preferably pecans) for crunch and an addicting hint of sweetness. Check out the recipe at A Beautiful Mess—they've got other creative twists too. (This honey butter would be great on one of these 10 Twists on Toast (That Don't Involve Avocado).)

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