Did you know that there’s such a thing as apple ketchup? Or that gremolata only takes two minutes to assemble? The best meals tend to showcase inventive condiments and sauces, almost all of which taste better when you make them yourself rather than purchase bottled at the store.
From jalapeño dressing to weeknight marinara, we’ve got 30-plus recipes to brighten up your weeknight dishes. We’ve even recreated some of our favorite restaurant staples, because who wouldn’t put Shake Shack’s ShackSauce or Guy Fieri’s Donkey Sauce on everything, if given the chance? Prepare for dinner to get a lot more interesting.