Giardiniera, a spicy, garlicky relish made from hot peppers and other vegetables, is an indispensable condiment for Chicago-style Italian beef sandwiches, but its kicky flavor enhances other dishes equally well. Rather than resort to heavy, oily commercial versions, ‘hounds recommend making fresh homemade giardiniera to stash in your fridge for perking up all kinds of food.

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