My Personal Favorites—7 Seasoning Blends I Love

Herb/Spice Blends from My Kitchen Using Herbs, Spices, and Powders These blends are some of my favorites and the blends I regularly use in my own kitchen. You will notice I incorporate a number of powdered vegetables, mushrooms, and even coffee and cocoa in these blends. Don’t be afraid to… Read more“My Personal Favorites—7 Seasoning Blends I Love”

7 Rubs & Marinades for Meats/Proteins or Veggies

For Beef Jerky, Grilling, Roasting, Pan Frying, or Crock Pot Varying the taste of meats and fish are not always easy. However, we have given you some recipes that should help you do just that! For our vegan friends, these rubs and marinades can be used on extra firm tofu… Read more“7 Rubs & Marinades for Meats/Proteins or Veggies”

7 More Seasoning Blends for Your Pantry

Rubs & Meat Seasonings, Gravy Dry Mixes, & Broth Powders with Vegan & Gluten-Free Options Use these distinctive Seasoning Blends in your foods to give them flavor and a different flair than what you usually have! The Spice of Life is changing up your seasoning blends to enjoy your foods in… Read more“7 More Seasoning Blends for Your Pantry”

7 Seasoning Blends & How to Use Them

For Use in Dehydrating, Cooking, & Baking Use these distinctive Seasoning Blends in your foods to give them flavor and a different flair than what you are used to! The Spice of Life is changing up your seasoning blends to enjoy your foods in different ways. Many of your standard dishes… Read more“7 Seasoning Blends & How to Use Them”

Frank’s® Hot Sauce Copycat

Homemade Cayenne Pepper Hot Sauce (and Dehydrated Powder) My favorite hot sauce is Frank’s® RedHot Original Cayenne Pepper Sauce. There are just 5 ingredients—aged cayenne peppers, vinegar, water, salt, and garlic. I usually dehydrate my own cayenne peppers, but you can use fresh or dried if you wish. The wonderful taste… Read more“Frank’s® Hot Sauce Copycat”

Blue Cheese Salad Dressings

Making Good Blue Cheese Dressing GREAT To make a great blue cheese dressing you first have to know what variety in the family of these cheeses you prefer. This distinctively flavored dressing makes a great accompaniment to a mix of fresh greens, as a dip with vegetables, or a side… Read more“Blue Cheese Salad Dressings”

Mayonnaise is Easy to Make with These Tricks!

Perfect, Fast, and Fresh Every Time in Less Than 1 Minute Mayonnaise is great with seafood, on sandwiches and in potato salads. And it is the basis of so many other sauces, salad dressings, and condiments as well that it pays to learn how to whip up a quick batch… Read more“Mayonnaise is Easy to Make with These Tricks!”

Sweet Baby Ray’s® Original Barbecue Sauce Copycat

Almost as Easy as Opening Sweet Baby Ray’s Bottle! Today I got out pork spare ribs to cook for my son. Immediate problem…no barbecue sauce in the refrigerator….no homemade canned barbecue sauce left on the shelves. Yes, it was official…Casa Colleen was OUT OF BBQ Sauce…oh boy. Few things constitute… Read more“Sweet Baby Ray’s® Original Barbecue Sauce Copycat”

Subway™ Sweet Onion Sauce (Copycat)

Now Make This Famous Sauce at Home for Sandwiches, Salads, or as a Dipping Sauce It’s the sauce that makes Subway™ sandwiches stand out from one another. Don’t you agree? This sauce is the key ingredient in the Subway™ Sweet Onion Chicken Teriyaki Sandwich, one of Subway’s biggest product rollouts…. Read more“Subway™ Sweet Onion Sauce (Copycat)”

Homemade Tahini (Sesame Paste)

So Easy to Make & MUCH Cheaper-Make Just What You Need WHEN You Need It Tahini is a paste, like peanut butter, made from sesame seeds, used often in Middle Eastern cuisine. AND it is so easy to make in 5-10 minutes (depending on your type of equipment), that it… Read more“Homemade Tahini (Sesame Paste)”