Has it happened to you yet? It has to me!
I was cooking dinner one night and I went to grab one of those packets of taco seasoning and bam..
I had none in the pantry. NONE. What's a girl to do when she has the meat all ready for seasoning and a hungry family waiting for dinner? I quickly grabbed my computer and searched
"homemade taco seasoning."
It was so easy I wrote a blog post awhile ago about it HERE.
So I thought, for this week's Thursday's Tip we would discuss spices
that are popular during the holidays.
You can make a lot of spices on your own without having to spend a lot of money on tiny bottles of AND without putting a lot of chemicals into your food. Yes, chemicals! What is silicon dioxide anyway?
Homemade Pumpkin Pie Spice
- 4 tsp. ground cinnamon
- 2 tsp. ground ginger
- ½ tsp. ground cloves
- 1 tsp. ground allspice
In a small bowl, combine the spices together. Store in a sealed container for up to six months.
- 2 Tablespoons ground cinnamon
- ½ Tablespoon allspice
- 1 teaspoon nutmeg
- 1 teaspoon ginger
- 1 cup sugar
- 1 Tablespoon cinnamon
- 4 cups sugar
- 6 teaspoons ground cinnamon
- ½ Tablespoon ground nutmeg
- ½ Tablespoon ground cloves
- 2 teaspoons kosher salt
- 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
- 2 teaspoons dried thyme
- 2 teaspoons dried rosemary
- 1 teaspoon dried sage
- ½ teaspoon garlic powder
AND here's a great one I posted about last year on the BLOG: