We’re so used to buying everything pre-made and packaged at the grocery store that we sometimes forget we can make all of it ourselves — without the additives. With just a few key ingredients (most of which you probably already have), you can whip up some ketchup or mayonnaise in a matter of minutes (and maybe waiting a night or two). Not only can you adjust seasonings to your preference, but you can also make sure that you and your family are getting the freshest food possible. So get out those mason jars and get ready to make your own mayonnaise, mustard, ketchup, hot sauce, and barbecue sauce. Click through our slideshow for the recipes.
— Melissa Valliant, HellaWella
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