Keep an assortment of condiments on hand to add quick, no-fuss flavor boosts to simple dishes. Here are some of our favorites.
This Indonesian chile paste lends spice and tang to a wide variety of dishes. Made of ground chilies and vinegar, it adds zip to soups, stews, sauces, vegetables, and even Bloody Marys (use one to two teaspoons in place of the hot sauce in this recipe). Use the potent mixture sparingly.