charmoula in a white bowl with a spoon

Simple & Delicious Charmoula Sauce

What is charmoula sauce? Magic. Pure magic. It’s a simple, no-cook sauce made by combining fresh herbs, chilies, garlic, lemon juice, and olive oil.

sriracha ranch dressing in a mason jar with a spoon on a wood table

Sriracha Ranch Dressing

Sriracha Ranch Dressing is all the things people love about ranch dressing—creamy, fresh, herby—but with the added kick of spice from sriracha sauce that takes it over the top. It’s … Read more

Cilantro yogurt chutney in a bowl with a spoonful being lifted out

Cilantro Yogurt Chutney

Cilantro Yogurt Chutney is high on my list of favorite condiments. This recipe first appeared in my book The Lazy Gourmet. It tops Bombay Sandwiches and serves as a flavorful … Read more

how to make chili oil with dried chilies, oil, garlic, and star anise

How to Make Chili Oil

If you love spicy Chinese food, you’ve probably wondered how to make chili oil—that fiery condiment that’s ubiquitous in Sichuan restaurants. This spicy hot oil is drizzled over dishes at … Read more

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Easy Thai Peanut Sauce Recipe

I don’t remember when I first tasted Thai peanut sauce, but I know for sure that I have been obsessed with it since childhood. Seriously, Thai peanut sauce is a … Read more

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Super Lemony Smoked Trout Spread

Have you noticed, attentive readers, how much I love smoked fish? (Permit me to introduce into evidence Exhibit A and Exhibit B.) This is because smoked fish has a very delicious … Read more