1. Homemade Sweet Chili Sauce
Sweet, spicy, and perfect on shrimp. Get the recipe.
2. White Barbecue Sauce
An Alabama favorite, this barbecue sauce has a mayo base instead of a traditional tomato or vinegar one. Get the recipe.
3. Homemade Chimichurri
Never met a steak it didn’t like. Get the recipe.
5. Homemade Teriyaki Sauce
This comes together in just minutes on the stovetop with simple ingredients — brown sugar, soy sauce, honey — that you likely already have on hand. Recipe here.
6. Homemade Harissa
FWIW, spicy red pepper sauce deserves to be on just about everything. Recipe here.
8. Homemade Sriracha
Should the rumors of a Sriracha shortage ever come to pass (PLZ GOD NO), know that everything will still (MAYBE IDK) be fine. Get the recipe.
9. Trio of Asian-Inspired Sauces
Sweet honey sesame, savory peanut, and spicy soy. Get the recipes.
11. Five-Ingredient Vegan Pesto
Toss it with pasta, use it as a veggie dip, or spoon it over avocado toast. Get the recipe.
12. Homemade Curry Paste
You can make a big batch of this and freeze the leftovers in an ice cube tray.
Then just pop out the portion you need, and add to curry dishes, fried rice, or roasted veggies. Get the recipe.
13. Pesto Calabrese
This Italian-style pesto adds ricotta for extra creaminess. Get the recipe.
15. Creamy Sundried Tomato Pesto
Served over pasta, this goes from prep to plate in less than 30 minutes. Get the recipe.
19. Roasted Garlic & Cilantro Marinade
Step one: Prepare marinade. Step two: Grill or pan fry shrimp (or your seafood of choice). Step three: Devour way more than you thought you would, and be downright joyous about it. Get the recipe.
21. Sweet & Sticky Chicken Marinade
Balsamic + honey + brown sugar + soy sauce + garlic. More here.
22. 15-Minute Honey-Garlic Salmon Marinade
Serve this over brown rice with a side of fresh veggies and you’ve got a healthy (and filling!) dinner that’s done in no time. Get the recipe.
23. Garlic, Basil & Balsamic Tofu Marinade
Tofu works as a great blank canvas for this simple and flavorful marinade — but just about any other protein would work too. Get the recipe.