Herbs, spices, and extracts
Hot Bacon Cheese Dip. You HAVE to make this. You will impress all your friends!
essential oils for weight loss
9 Spices With Super-Healing Powers: 1) Garlic wards off heart disease; 2) Cinnamon lowers blood sugar, detoxifies the system & stimulates brain function; 3) Curry for joint health; 4) Star Anise aids digestion; 5) Cardamom improves energy; 6) Clove curbs cramping; 7) Cumin boosts immunity; 8) Fennel Seed soothes your intestines; 9) Ginger: Remedies aches and nausea
9 Spices with Super Healing Powers
How to Make Pickling Spice: Add flavor to canned cucumbers & other veggies
Oregano contains thymol and rosmarinic acid that work on the body to minimize the destructive effects of free radicals. According to researchers at the USDA's Beltsville Agricultural Research Center in Maryland, a tablespoon of fresh oregano contains as much antioxidant power as a medium sized apple.
Medicinal Uses of Oregano
Don’t Throw Away Your Citrus Rinds – Dry and Save Them For Recipes That Call for…
Save and dry your citrus rinds to make powdered zest for future recipes.
how to make vanilla extract, almond extract, vanilla sugar, lemon extract, orange extract, lime extract, peppermint extract, strawberry extract and lavender sugar.
Recipes for almost every sauce, dip, & mix. Don't buy it when you can make it.
Every time I buy taco seasoning I wonder how hard it would be to make. It isn't hard at all!
Ten Ideas for Homemade Spice Mixes
Homemade Ranch Ingredients 6 Tbsp dried parsley 6 tsp dried dill 6 tsp garlic powder 6 tsp onion powder 3 tsp dried basil 3 tsp pepper 1-3 tsp salt or to taste Directions 1. Mix all of the spices together and store in an airtight container. 2. To make a quick and easy ranch dressing, mix 1/3 cup non fat Greek yogurt with 1/4 cup skim milk and 1 tbsp of homemade ranch seasoning.
Homemade Ranch Dressing Seasoning Mix Ingredients 2 Tbsp dried parsley 1 tsp dried dill 1 tsp garlic powder 1 tsp onion powder 1/2 tsp dried basil 1/2 tsp pepper Directions Add each of the dried spices to a bowl and gently stir. Store in a resealable plastic baggie or small ball canning jar with tight fitting lid in your spice cabinet. To make the ranch dressing, whisk together 1/3 cup mayonaisse with 1/4 cup milk (more or less depending on the consistency you want) with 1 Tbsp of the homema...
basil pesto with lemon (and I'd throw in some artichoke hearts, too!)
Freezing Thai Basil, Italian Basil, Red-Leaf Basil, Rosemary, Mint -- All of my out of control herbs the 2 yrs I've lived in HI -- leaving me to seriously cut about 3 c of plant to keep it healthy every month or two -- wasting a lot of beautiful herbs...wow, this will enable me to pull out pops of fresh flavor from the freezer whenever I want for my soups & pasta sauces!
How to freeze herbs
Homemade Vanilla Extract: Awesome! $26.25= 1 DIY Liter of Extract – 5 Vanilla Beans: $8.25 – 1 large jar: Free -steal your Dad’s bourbon jar! – 1 liter bottle vodka (4 times distilled or more): $18 – Time: Free 1 liter of Vanilla Extract will cost only $26.25! Which equals $1.64 per 2 ounces…and when it is compared to $8 per 2 oz at the store, it’s a freakin’ steal!
homemade vanilla extract