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Old 07-13-2002, 10:15 AM
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Herb and Spice Blends

Herb and Spice Blends

Have you ever bought one of those spice racks that come with spices? You fall in love with one of the blends, but cant buy another to replace it? Why dont you make your own spice blends? They are quick and easy, and you dont have to worry about running out!

You can even find cute little glass containers with airtight lids and give them away as gifts!

CAJUN SPICE HERB BLEND
Meats, marinades, potatoes
10 parts paprika
1 part cayenne pepper
1 part chili powder
1 part dried onion flakes
1 part black pepper
1 part oregano
1 part basil
1 part thyme
1 part cumin
1 part garlic powder

HERBES DE PROVENCE
Meats, marinades, salads, butters
2 tablespoons dried thyme
2 tablespoons dried marjoram
2 tablespoons dried savory
1 tablespoon dried rosemary
2 tablespoons dried lavender flowers
1/2 tablespoon fennel seeds

ITALIAN SEASONING
2 parts basil
1 part oregano
1 part thyme
1 part marjoram
1/2 part rosemary
1/2 part garlic powder
1/4 red pepper flakes

MEDITERRANEAN HERB BLEND
For vinaigrettes, meat marinade and dips
6 parts sun dried tomato
3 parts basil
3 parts parsley
2 parts oregano
1 part thyme
1 part garlic powder
1 part lemon peel
1/2 part red pepper flakes

PIZZA SEASONING
2 parts basil
1 part garlic powder
1 part marjoram
1/2 part crushed red pepper flakes
1/2 part oregano
1/4 part dried onion flakes

SALSA HERB BLEND
For fresh salsas
4 parts parsley
1 part cumin
1 part dried red pepper flakes
1 part dried onion flakes
1 part coriander seeds, crushed
1/2 part lime peel

SEAFOOD SEASONING
1 part salt
1 part paprika
1/2 part sugar
1/2 part lemon peel
1/2 part black pepper
1/4 part garlic powder

STEAK SEASONING
1 part salt
1 part paprika
1/2 part garlic powder
1/2 part dried minced onions
1/4 part marjoram
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