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American Condiments


barbecue sauce = BBQ sauce = barbeque sauce  To make your own:    See the Kansas City BBQ Sauce recipe, Yet Another BBQ Sauce recipe, both posted by RecipeSource.com.

Creole mustard  Substitutes: whole-grain mustard OR hot mustard OR Dijon mustard plus a bit of horseradish




chili sauce   To make your own:  1 C tomato sauce + C brown sugar + 2 tablespoons vinegar + teaspoon allspice OR 1 C catsup + teaspoon ground cinnamon + 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves + 1/8 teaspoon ground allspice OR 4 parts catsup + 1 part horseradish + 1 part lemon juice

cocktail sauce = seafood sauce   To make your own:  Blend 1 cup ketchup, 1/4 cup prepared horseradish, and 1 tablespoon lemon juice, or visit the Cocktail Sauce posting on RecipeSource.com.

hot pepper sauce = hot sauce   Notes:   Three well-known brands are Tabasco sauce, Louisiana hot sauce, and the thicker Pickapeppa sauce.     Substitutes:  Sriracha (as a condiment) OR crushed red pepper flakes OR dash of cayenne pepper.

huli-huli sauce  Notes:  This Hawaiian condiment is made with soy sauce, brown sugar, ginger juice, and other ingredients.  It's used to flavor meats.  

ketchup = catsup = (in Australia) tomato sauce  To make your own:  1 C tomato sauce + C sugar + 2 T vinegar OR 1 C tomato sauce + C sugar + C vinegar + 1 teaspoon salt + teaspoon ground cloves (Adapted from a recipe in Substituting Ingredients by Becky Sue Epstein and Hilary Dole Klein.  See my sources.) OR banana catsup (available in Asian food stores) See also a more elaborate Fresh Tomato Ketchup recipe posting on RecipeSource.com.



mustard, prepared    Includes: Chinese mustard, Creole mustard, and Dijon mustard. To make your own:  1 tablespoon = 1 teaspoon dry + 2 teaspoons vinegar OR 1 tablespoon = ½ teaspoon mustard seeds. For more elaborate recipes, visit the Homemade Mustard posting or the Hot Sweet Mustard posting on RecipeSource.com.  Substitutes:  mayonnaise (milder) OR prepared horseradish

Pickapeppa sauce

red pepper sauce  Substitutes: tomato sauce



Tabasco sauce

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