An all-purpose tartar sauce with the fresh taste of lemon and capers will liven up almost any grilled fish: swordfish, salmon, cod, or whatever looks best at the market.
Asian chicken salad with pasta gets its kick from chili paste.
A trick for making a very quick soup base: start with a large container of store-bought salsa, and puree it in a blender.
A compound butter made with chives and parsley from the garden. Use it to flavor any roasted or grilled vegetables.
Our most popular appetizer, these asparagus wonton wraps are fun to make with friends. Use hoisin sauce, mustard, horseradish or any sauce.
Combine your favorite ingredients in a quesadilla: chicken, avocado, black beans, cheese, and any salsa.
Chicken marinated with tamarind concentrate can be made under the broiler, too. Substitute pomengranate molasses and lime juice if you can't find tamarind.