Spice Mixes

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Chili Spice Mix
Ingredients
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons minced dried onions
  • teaspoons chili powder
  • ½ teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder not garlic salt
  • ½ teaspoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
Instructions
  1. Just layer the spices into a small baby food or mason jar (or ziploc baggy). No need to mix but make sure to label it. I make 6-8 jars at a time.

 

Fajita Spice Mix
Servings: 10 tsp
Ingredients
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 3/4 teaspoon crushed chicken bouillon cube
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon cumin
Instructions
  1. Combine all ingredients in a small bowl.

  2. Use as needed in recipes calling for fajita seasoning.

 

Greek Spice Blend
Ingredients
  • t oregano
  • t garlic powder
  • 1 t salt
  • 1 t cornstarch
  • 1 t bl pepper
  • 1 t beef bouillion granules
  • 1 t parsley
  • 1 t dill
  • 1 t marjoram
  • 1 t rosemary
  • 1 t paprika
  • 1 t basil
  • ½ t thyme
  • ½ t cinnamon
  • ½ t nutmeg
Instructions
  1. Grind all to a fine powder

  2. Store in airtight container

Recipe Notes

March 2014

 

Greek Seasoning
Can't find Greek seasoning at the grocery store?
Ingredients
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon dried mint
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried marjoram
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried minced onion
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried minced garlic
Instructions
  1. In a small bowl, combine all ingredients. Store in an airtight container in a cool dry place for up to 6 months.
Recipe Notes

September 2009

 

Herbs de Provence
Ingredients
  • 2 tablespoons dried savory
  • 2 tablespoons dried rosemary
  • 2 tablespoons dried thyme
  • 2 tablespoons dried oregano
  • 2 tablespoons dried basil
  • 2 tablespoons dried marjoram
  • 2 tablespoons dried fennel seed
Instructions
  1. In a small mixing bowl, combine all the ingredients together. Store in an air-tight container.

 

Louisiana Seasoning
While you can buy Cajun or Creole Louisiana seasoning blends in the grocery store, they’re often harsh and stale-tasting. We prefer to make our own. A hefty dose of paprika gives a strong earthy backbone to the blend. Thyme, garlic, and celery salt add New Orleans flavors while cayenne brings the heat.
Ingredients
  • 5 tablespoons paprika
  • 2 tablespoons garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon dried thyme
  • 1 tablespoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 tablespoon celery salt
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon pepper
Instructions
  1. Combine all ingredients in bowl.

 

Taco Seasoning
Servings: 3 tbls
Ingredients
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder (medium heat level)
  • ¼ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ¼ teaspoon onion powder
  • ¼ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • ¼ teaspoon dried oregano
  • ½ teaspoon paprika
  • 1 ½ teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
Instructions
  1. In a bowl, combine all ingredients.
  2. To make tacos for a family of four, use half the batch of seasoning with 1 pound ground beef and ¼ cup water.

 

Buttermilk Ranch Seasoning

These would also make cute homemade gifts, packaged decoratively in small jars.

Ingredients
  • ½ cup dry buttermilk
  • 1 tablespoon dried parsley
  • 1 teaspoon dried dillweed
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon dried onion flakes
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ¼ teaspoon ground pepper
Instructions
  1. In a bowl, combine all ingredients.
  2. To make ranch dressing, combine 1 tablespoon mix with 1 cup mayonnaise and 1 cup milk.
  3. To make dip, combine 1 cup of sour cream with 1 tablespoon mix.
  4. Serve alongside tortilla chips or baby carrots.