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Italian Condiment

Yes, you can make your own condiments — they're surprisingly easy!
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Kale-Pecan Pesto

Any type of kale will work in this pasta sauce as long as it is wilted until tender before blending. Serve with long pasta strands, such as spaghetti or linguine.

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Quick Pizza Sauce

To avoid possible exposure to gluten from prepared tomato sauces, whip up this easy version that can be made with ingredients you probably have in your pantry.

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Lemon-Rosemary Vinaigrette

For a fresh taste of Tuscany, drizzle this dressing over a watercress-and–white bean salad. Because its leaves are tougher than other aromatic herbs, fresh rosemary needs to be finely chopped to release its flavor (and to avoid getting the leaves stuck between your teeth).

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25-Minute Tomato Sauce

Once you’ve tasted the concentrated flavor of fire-roasted tomatoes, you’ll want to use them all the time. This recipe is a quick alternative to prepared pasta sauces that are often loaded with sodium and sugar. To substitute whole fire-roasted tomatoes, simply cut the tomatoes in the can with kitchen scissors before using.