Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Mini Mixes

As I mentioned before, I love homemade mixes. Here are a few fun "mini mixes" for you to try. You'll soon learn as you use new mixes how to tweak them to your liking. Here are some fun ones you can experiment with.

Onion Seasoning Mix
¼ t. ground black pepper
¼ t. garlic salt
1 t. Onion powder
8 t. dried onion flakes
4 t. beef bouillon granules
Combine and use in place of onion soup mix or combine and store in individual containers or baggies for future use.

Sweet Oil Dressing Seasoning Mix
10 T. sugar
1 t. salt
1 t. dry mustard
1 t. paprika
2 t. celery seed (ground)
Combine ingredients and store in airtight container. To make dressing combine with the following:
½ c. white vinegar
1 c. oil
Minced onion to taste
Put all ingredients in container and shake well Makes a large quantity. *Note: can substitute 1 t. dried onion (reconstituted) for fresh minced onion.

Spaghetti Seasoning mix
1 T. dried minced onion
1 T. cornstarch
1 T. parsley
2 t. green pepper flakes
1 ½ t. salt
1 t. sugar
1 t. dried oregano
½ t. basil
¾ t. Italian seasonings
¼ t. dried minced garlic
Combine all ingredients and store in airtight container. Use in place of Spaghetti Seasoning mix packet.

PUMPKIN PIE SPICE (1 teaspoon)
½ teaspoon cinnamon
1/8 teaspoon allspice
¼ teaspoon ginger
1/8teaspoon nutmeg
1/8 t. cloves

APPLE PIE SPICE (1 teaspoon)
1 T. cinnamon
1 t. allspice
1 ½ t. ground nutmeg
¼ t. cloves

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