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”

International Blends to Make You Go Yum!

Herb/Spice Blends from Central America, Europe, Asia, & Africa 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. Save time and… Read more“International Blends to Make You Go Yum!”

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”

6 Onion or Mushroom Soup & Dip DRY Mixes

These recipes are a must if you flavor with the dry soup brand mixes. Chemical-free, gluten-free, and with vegan options,  these mixes are also frugal and will save you money. I have played with these recipes and I think they taste better than the boxed brands! Original Onion Soup &… Read more“6 Onion or Mushroom Soup & Dip DRY Mixes”

Barbeque Sauce Recipe

~~~~~Great Sauce for Marinating Jerky~~~~~ Today I want to show you what can be done with your dehydrated foods, specifically tomato powder. Tomato powder is one of my favorite ingredients. Picking up tomatoes at the peak of season, dehydrating the whole tomato–skin, seeds, and pulp–and making a rich, full-bodied product… Read more“Barbeque Sauce Recipe”

Rubs and Seasonings for Dehydrating Meat

I have been asked many times for recipes for seasoning blends and marinades to flavor dehydrated meat. There are many who have tried the commercial packages supplied with their jerky guns or bought from different sites with less than stellar results. “No flavor, very bland,” says some. Others say, “Far… Read more“Rubs and Seasonings for Dehydrating Meat”

Marinade and Seasoning Recipes for Jerky

I have been asked many times for recipes for seasoning blends and marinades to flavor dehydrated meat. There are many who have tried the commercial packages supplied with their jerky guns or bought from different sites with less than stellar results. “No flavor, very bland,” says some. Others say, “Far… Read more“Marinade and Seasoning Recipes for Jerky”

Australian Native Cuisine (with Printable Herb/Spice Blends Chart)

I have experimented with herbs and spices lately that I received from some wonderful friends in Australia and having great fun tasting the explosive array of flavors they add to my cooking! Emerging as a new frontier in the spice trade, Australian wild-crafted spices like bush tomato and mountain pepper are the… Read more“Australian Native Cuisine (with Printable Herb/Spice Blends Chart)”