• HOMEMADE SPICES AND CONDIMENTS

    Amaretto-Soaked Raisins

    I make these Amaretto-Soaked Raisins to take my baking to the next level with their flavor. You can add these delicious raisins in such a variety of desserts, like pound cakes, cookies, Raffaello balls, or pancakes. It’s really easy to make and you will have always on hand a jar of a sweet and delicious ingredient for your baked goods. Ingredients: raisins Amaretto In a small jar add how much raisins you want or you have. Pour Amaretto over the raisins until they’re fully covered. Put the lid on and shake. Keep this jar in a dark but dry place and use the sweet raisins whenever you need them. You can…

  • HOMEMADE SPICES AND CONDIMENTS

    Homemade Greek Seasoning

    If you haven’t tried making seasonings at home, this is a good place to start. Make this Homemade Greek Seasoning and you will not buy it again. It’s so much fun making homemade spices and blends – at least for me. Ingredients: 2 teaspoons of dried rosemary 3 teaspoons of garlic powder 2 teaspoons of onion flakes 2 teaspoons of dried thyme 2 teaspoons of dried basil 2 teaspoons of dried dill 3 teaspoons of dried oregano 2 teaspoons of dried parsley 1/2 a teaspoon of cinnamon 1 teaspoon of salt flakes 1/2 a teaspoon of nutmeg 1 teaspoon of ground pepper Mix every ingredient and pour them into an…

  • Homemade Herbs de Provence
    HOMEMADE SPICES AND CONDIMENTS

    Homemade Herbs de Provence

    If you don’t have homemade mixed spices, I encourage you to try to make this Homemade Herbs de Provence. It’s cheaper and healthier because you control the salt intake. Ingredients: 2 tablespoons of dried rosemary 2 tablespoons of dried thyme 2 tablespoons of dried oregano 2 tablespoons of dried basil 2 tablespoons of dried marjoram 2 tablespoons of dried parsley 1 teaspoon of black pepper 1/2 a teaspoon of dried chili Mix everything together and you have your own seasoning Herbs de Provence. It’s really good on meat and fries. You can keep it fresh for months in an airtight container. Print Yum Homemade Herbs de Provence Prep Time: 5 minutesTotal Time:…

  • HOMEMADE SPICES AND CONDIMENTS

    Lemon Salt

    This Lemon Salt you can use for meat, fish or with vegetables. It gives a nice texture and taste to everything you use it in. My husband brought home some beautiful big lemons and we used them in tea most of the time, but I didn’t want to throw the skin, knowing they’re organic lemons. I saved the skin from two lemons and I let it dry at room temperature because I wanted to make something I had in mind for some time. Ingredients: 2 organic lemons 1 teaspoon of sea salt   2 organic lemons 2 teaspoons of sugar For desserts, zest the lemon and put it in a…