This is delicious and simple to make! It soothes the rough edges of a busy day. Perfect for an after dinner cuppa for yourself or for your guests.Perfect also for giving as gifts for Christmas! This makes approx. 3 cups, and doubles and triples nicely. Fill cute jars with this and write the directions on a piece of craft material, or on a cute label.
This taco seasoning is just perfect! I make three or four batches at a time and put them in ziploc bags for convenience. Once you try this you'll never buy a packet of taco seasoning at the grocery store again! MSG gives me a headache, so years ago I went on a quest for a great taco seasoning recipe. This is what I found (I just don't remember where). This will season a pound of ground whatever (or a bag of Morningstar Farms Veggie Crumbles- nobody will ever know it's meat-free). Hope you like it!
I have a co-worker that is addicted to those hot cafe mocha drinks...So for Christmas, last year, I decided to make them their own 'instant' mix...I even bought a 60 oz 'coffee-themed' container (that came with it's own TBSP measure) for them to store it in! A few TBSP of the 'mix' and some hot water and voila! Cafe Mocha!
This is the spice mix from a taco recipe that I got from Redbook's Wise Woman's Diet Cookbook. Whenever I have a recipe that calls for a package of taco seasoning mix, this is what I use. The great thing about it is that it has no MSG or preservatives. *Update* This recipe is equal to one packet of taco seasoning mix -- enough to season one pound of ground meat.
This recipe is from www.kitchenmixes.com. It is a great substitute for the boxed onion soup mix. It equals one packet or about 1-1/4 ounces. You can add garlic powder or other seasonings if you wish. It also makes a great gift for cooks. Make up some packets of onion soup mix, add a soup ladel, soup bowls, soup spoons, recipes, and some non-perishable ingredients. Place in a basket or pretty box wrapped in a tea towel.
Makes about 10 cups. Store mixture in clean glass jars with tight-fitting lids. Good for chicken, pork, canned potatoes, and mashed potato puffs. You can remove the quantity of shake and bake you need for a recipe and then add some garlic powder,onion powder, thyme or any seasonings you like, for variety. Directions are given for chicken; adjust the baking time according to the thickness of the meat you are using.
From www.TopSecretRecipes.com This is a favorite with Italian-style grub.The recipe comes from Carrabba's Restaurant. They serve the spices on a small plate and the waiter adds olive oil, then you are set to dip your bread. YUM YUM! TIP: Chop all spices in small chopper and store them in a small container in the refrigerator, since a little goes a long way -- that way you can have it anytime.
This is a copycat recipe for Schilling Salad Supreme. Use the entire recipe if making Mysterygirl's Linguini Salad in place of the 1/2 a jar that is called for in the recipe. It would be good mixed with italian dressing on vegetables too.
This is a great mix for filling jars for gift-giving at Christmas, or any time! You may also fill little celophane bags that you find in craft stores,and tie them with pretty, festive ribbons. Any way you go, it's sure to please someone! This is a delicious mix, so you may as well make some for yourself too!
Note: This makes about 4 cups. I made this last Christmas, and used Splenda in some of them and it's great.