Don’t purchase pre-made poultry season. Homemade is less expensive, it’s head-and-shoulders above the purchased stuff and it’s easy-peasy to do. I thought I would pass along my current version of poultry seasoning. I use this for fried chicken, all chicken really, as well as turkey. It has evolved over the years and will probably continue to evolve. That’s how I cook. Our tastes change and so should our recipes. Continue reading
This is one of those wonderful seasoning blends that you’ll use on all sorts of things. Herb Salt makes pretty much everything taste better, particularly potatoes. But, don’t limit yourself. Try it on everything…you might want to spare that cheesecake, but if it’s savory…. Continue reading
With summer practically upon us, the taste buds turn to grilling. And jerk chicken and jerk pork are perfect summer fare. Loaded with flavor, with just the right amount of spicy heat. It consists of a dry rub like this one and a wet “rub” or marinade. But, that’s tomorrow’s post. Jerk needs to be made ahead, so it’s sitting in the fridge just waiting for you…and your taste buds. Continue reading
Yes, I know you can purchase taco seasoning, but this is incredibly simple to prepare and way more economical. Sometimes taco seasoning can be too salty for our taste. But, making your own allows you to control the amount of added salt and you can guarantee that it’s gluten-free! Continue reading
I had a soft-shelled crab sandwich for breakfast. Isn’t that a terrific way to begin the day? It was truly delicious; I’m still thinking about it. I think I’ve mentioned this coating before, but I don’t think I’ve posted it for you. So here it is—the perfect “dredge”. Continue reading
In my last posting, I mentioned using cinnamon in a savory manner. So here we are….
In centuries past, like a lot of spices, cinnamon was traded by the Arabs (remember the infamous spice route?). The Moors were in the Iberian peninsula for over 700 years, bringing with them many flavors and products previously unknown to that part of the world, cinnamon being one of them. Continue reading