Make Your Own Herb And Spice Mixes

Written by Lucinda Jenkins

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Homemade Taco Seasoning mix

2 tablespoon of ground chili pepper(mild, hot or wildfire hot) 1 1/2 Tsp. paprika 1 Tsp. onion powder 1/2 Tsp. salt 1/2 tsp. of ground cumin 3/4 Tsp. garlic powder Mix together and add to taco meat, chili or other dishes that called for a Mexican , Southwest flavor

Crab or Shrimp Boil

Place in a piece of cheesecloth 3 bay leaves 1/2 tablespoon of dried ginger pieces 1 teaspoon black peppercorns 1 teaspoon of brown mustard seed 1 teaspoon of dill seed 1 teaspoon of coriander seed 1 teaspoon of whole cloves 1 teaspoon of whole allspice

Five Spice Powder

Mix together 1 tsp Ground cinnamon 1 tsp Ground cloves 1 tsp ground Fennel seed 1 tsp ground ginger 1 tsp ground pepper

African Curry Powder All ingredients are ground, mix together: 4 oz coriander seeds 4 oz turmeric 1/2 oz cayenne 1 oz ginger 1 oz mustard seeds 2 oz fenugreek seeds 2 oz cinnamon stick (cinnamon is fine)

This article was written by Lucinda Jenkins of Glenbrook Farms Herbs and Such. She is a well known herbalist and gourmet cook. Visit her site for herbs, spices, fines teas, recipes


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