Tag: condiments

Scratch Made Tartar Sauce

Scratch Made Tartar Sauce

Scratch made Tartar Sauce starts with a super easy Homemade Mayonnaise recipe. Add sweet relish, horseradish, dill, chives, and yogurt and you’ve got tartar sauce! I know you can buy this stuff in the store for $2.39 but we’re here to Eat Up! It’s so much more gratifying to learn […]

Homemade Mayonnaise

Homemade Mayonnaise

If you’ve never prepared Homemade Mayonnaise at home before you’re really missing out. It’s such an easy recipe to make, takes under ten minutes, and can be made with ingredients you already have. For best results though, you’ll want to use an immersion blender instead of a whisk. Experiment with […]

Toppings for Oysters

Toppings for Oysters

Raw Oysters are so great all on their own but sometimes a little extra kick isn’t uncalled for. Try some of these Toppings for Oysters the next time you pick up a few dozen for a shuckin’ party! This past week Riverwards Produce in Fishtown Philadelphia hooked up with Brigantine […]

Ranch Dressing

Ranch Dressing

Is there anything that needs to be said about Ranch Dressing? It turns out there are a couple interesting facts. First of all, I’ll be the first to poo poo this gloop for negating all the vitamins in your salad and crudités. This 2005 quote from Slate says it well, “the […]

Homemade Mayonnaise

Homemade Mayonnaise

Homemade Mayonnaise only takes about 10 minutes and you probably have all the ingredients on hand. You could use an electric mixer but I find it easier and more efficient to whisk with a balloon whisk. You can do this! Please find an updated version of this recipe at https://eatup.kitchen/homemade-mayonnaise/ […]

Classic Caesar Dressing

Classic Caesar Dressing

The Classic Caesar Dressing is so easy to make at home that there’s no reason to buy a bottle. So easy in fact that a blender just gets in the way. Of course this recipe includes egg yolks and the mandatory anchovies for maximum richness and umami. The original Caesar […]

Easy Caesar Dressing

Easy Caesar Dressing

Using store bought mayonnaise makes for a super Easy Caesar Dressing. Plus you don’t have to worry about anchovies and raw egg yolks. This comes together in 5-7 minutes with stuff you probably already have. While writing this recipe for Classic Caesar Dressing I thought there’s probably a bunch of […]

Salsa Roja

Salsa Roja

Salsa Roja is a flavor packed earthy red chili sauce that goes great with tons of dishes. This Salsa Roja is pan charred then briefly blended for a robust chunky salsa. Use it for eggs, meats, burgers, tacos, or just for dipping tortilla chips! Salsa Roja can be made many […]

Bourbon Bacon Jam

Bourbon Bacon Jam

Oh yeah. Bourbon Bacon Jam is 100% my new jam! Bacon Jam, Egg, and Brie anyone? The first time I ever had or even heard of Bacon Jam was at one of my favorite local Restaurants in Philly, The Blind Pig. Chef and Co-Owner David Hentz uses Bacon Jam on […]

Garlic Aioli

Garlic Aioli

YASSS!! GARLIC AIOLI! We’re making the O.G. G.A. from scratch in about 15 minutes. Back up Dracula. I hate to break it to you but that stuff you’ve been dipping your fries in to and spreading on your gastropub burger is not aioli, garlic aioli, nor aioli sauce. You’ve been […]

Roasted Long Hots in Garlic Oil

Roasted Long Hots in Garlic Oil

Roasted Long Hot Peppers are one of the best sandwich toppings EVER. If you like a bit of spice on your sandwich, nothing can beat ’em. Nothing except; Roasted Long Hot Peppers shallow fried with Garlic in Olive Oil. Not only are the peppers super tender and extra tasty, you also […]

Szechuan Chili Oil

Szechuan Chili Oil

All the bottles chili oils I’ve tried are dull, often have added flavoring and food coloring, and taste weird to me. Additionally, none that I’ve found have the numbing effect of the Szechuan peppercorn – which is the best part of Dan Dan Noodles. We’re going to have to make […]

Romesco Sauce

Romesco Sauce

Romesco sauce is a seriously underutilized condiment that takes practically no time to make. It’s versatile and easily customized to your own tastes. I’ve had several different kinds; some are thick and smooth like this, others are a little more chunky and herbaceous. If you haven’t entered the world of […]

Chimichurri Sauce

Chimichurri Sauce

It’s time to make Chimichurri Sauce part of your cooking arsenal. It’s loaded with fresh herbs, sharp vinegar, spicy chilis, and garlic. It goes on practically everything. Steaks, salads, chicken, pizza, pasta, burgers, fish, sandwiches, and probably even ice cream! You don’t necessarily have to chop it up all by […]