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Basic French Vinaigrette

Author: Kemp Minifie

Traditional Indian Raita

Can't take the heat? Then eat some raita. In India, the condiment is used to cool the palate.

Author: Bon Appétit Test Kitchen

Chocolate Glaze

Makes enough for a standard doughnut recipe.

Author: Lara Ferroni

Russian Dressing

Author: Kemp Minifie

Mexican Chopped Salad with Honey Lime Dressing

Tortillas aren't the only depository for beans, corn and tomatoes. With a Mexican Chopped Salad, let romaine lettuce do the job. Feta cheese supplies a dose of calcium and major flavor.

Black and Green Olive Tapenade

The tapenade can be served as an hors d'oeuvre, in a small bowl, surrounded with tiny toasted bread slices or crackers. At Spago, we spread goat cheese onto lightly toasted croutons, top them with the...

Author: Wolfgang Puck

Moroccan Spice Blend

Ras-El-Hanout - This vibrant spice blend makes an excellent addition to lamb burgers or roasted chicken. Store in an airtight container in a cool, dark, dry place.

Sun Dried Tomato and Pesto Torta

You can make this up to three days ahead; be sure to start at least one day in advance.

Salmon, Dill and Cream Cheese Spread

Use leftover poached or baked salmon. Canned red salmon that has been drained, skinned and boned also does the trick.

Author: Judy Harmon

Ginger Sesame Dressing

Author: Melissa Perlman

Balsamic Vinaigrette

This recipe is an accompaniment for Farfalle with Diced Tomatoes and Feta Cheese.

Author: Colin Cowie

Asian Barbecue Sauce

An easy Asian Barbecue Sauce recipe.

Cucumber, Tomato and Feta Salad

This classic refreshing salad pairs perfectly with grilled lamb .

Author: Bon Appétit Test Kitchen

Dry Chimichurri Rub

In Argentina, this mix of herbs and spices is combined with oil and vinegar and used as a sauce for grilled meats. For best results, use dried herb leaves-not powdered or ground.

Author: Andrew Schloss

Basic Sugar Glaze

Makes enough for a standard doughnut recipe

Author: Lara Ferroni

Simple Lemon Vinaigrette

Author: Kemp Minifie

Za'atar

Za'atar, the Middle Eastern spice mixture is so delicious we suggest doubling the recipe and using the extra for a snack: Dunk some bread (such as pita) in flavorful olive oil and then in the za'atar.

Parsley Garlic Butter

A spoonful of this classic compound butter, known as maître d'hôtel butter, makes an instant sauce for anything from grilled steak to sautéed chicken to steamed vegetables. It can also be stirred into...

Mango Salad

An easy Mango Salad recipe

Gazpacho

An easy Gazpacho recipe

Author: David Kamen

Julia's Caesar Salad

When Caesar Cardini first served his famous salad in the early 1920s, he used just the hearts of the romaine lettuce, the tender short leaves in the center, and he presented them whole. The salad was tossed...

Author: Julia Child

Classic Pesto

Some say using a blender rather than a food processor results in a smoother puree. When combining pesto with pasta, Ligurians mix a small ladle of the cooking water into the pesto just before adding the...

Author: Bon Appétit Test Kitchen

Easy Aïoli

This versatile condiment is also great with bread or crudités.

Author: Amy Finely

Tartar Sauce

This recipe originally accompanied Ale-Battered Shrimp with Tartar Sauce .

Cucumber Mint Raita

Raita (a cold yogurt condiment) is often served with Indian food to cut the heat of the spicy dishes.

Crab Boil Spices

Author: Jessica B. Harris

Baby Greens, Pear, Walnut, and Blue Cheese Salad

An easy Baby Greens Salad recipe

Strawberries Romanoff

Author: Wayne Brachman

Cilantro Dressing

An easy Cilantro Dressing recipe. This recipe yields enough dressing for both the seafood salad and the rice .

Hummus

This recipe is from The Best Recipes in the World by Mark Bittman.

Author: Mark Bittman

Basic Italian Salad Dressing

This Basic Italian Salad dressing is great for turning mixed greens, steamed broccoli or asparagus spears into a delicious salad.

Author: Sue Ann Scarcia-Barry

Cilantro Lime Vinaigrette

Use with sweet and buttery lettuces such as Boston and Bibb.

Basic Barbecue Rub

OK, this is ground zero-the ur American basic barbecue rub. Use it on ribs, pork shoulders, chickens-anything you want to taste like American barbecue.

Author: Steven Raichlen

Ranch Dressing

Author: Kemp Minifie