Spice/Herb/Seasoning Recipes

Freshly Ground Garam Masala

Grinding your own Indian spices makes a big difference in the taste of your ...

Garlic Confit

These cloves are great just spread on a cracker or crostini

Homemade Essentials: Spicy Sweet Chili Sauce

If you know me, you understand that I like to make my own condiments, sauces, ...

So Yummy

Seafood Essentials: Multiuse Shrimp Marinade/Sauce

I did a seafood buffet for our New Year’s Day party, and one of the ...

Very-Garlic Vinaigrette

Very-Garlic Vinaigrette

I bought a bottle of Garlic Vinaigrette at Aldi's recently, It's all gone, and now ...

Cajun Seasoning on baked cod - yum!

Cajun Seasoning Mix

I need cajun spice for a recipe I'm making. I had to combine several recipes ...

So yummy

Steak Essentials: Marinade & At-the-Table Sauce

I love playing about with new ideas for sauces and marinades. I put this together ...

Homemade Pumpkin Pie Spice poured out of a jar.

Homemade Pumpkin Pie Spice

Pumpkin pie spice is an amazing blend of fall spices. Just the aroma makes you ...

So Yummy

Pork Essentials: Master Marinade

This marinade is good for all things pork. I have used it on bone-in or ...

Easily adaptable to your family's liking. =)

Mexican Adobo Seasoning, a Family Favorite

After dining at a family-owned Mexican restaurant, I realized just how nasty envelopes of taco ...

Hot Dog BBQ Sauce

Yummy BBQ sauce. Taste great with ground beef also for sloppy joes.

A blend of spices in a bowl.

Za’atar Spice Blend

This incredible homemade spice blend is versatile and flavorful, accentuating many dishes!

So yummy

Beef Essentials: Prime Rib Awesome Sauce

As I pen these words, Labor Day Weekend is just around the next sunset/sunrise. This ...

In this Part One of Two series, I'm sharing the Basic, Italian, Mexican and Asian pesto recipes.

Pesto 8 Ways • Part One

If you love pesto or have never tried it before, here are 4 easy recipes ...

A creamy tahini sauce garnished with a sprig of parsley.

Creamy Tahini Sauce

This beautiful homemade condiment is quick and easy to make and a great recipe to ...

Artichoke Pesto

Yummy pesto. Goes great on pasta or in a roll up.

Sassy Seafood Sauce

Was craving scallops and had some in the freezer and wanted to come up with ...

So yummy

Asian Essentials: The Absolute Best Stir-Fry Sauce

This is one of my go-to sauces for just about anything Asian that needs a ...


I love to create cheesecakes.  Today I created one that will pair nicely with crackers, veggies, fruit and a bottle of wine.  
Voila, my savory herb cheesecake….
It’s what’s for dinner!

Savory Herb Cheesecake

I love to create cheesecakes. My husband makes wine. Today I created one that ...

So yummy

Summertime Essentials: Sweet, Savory BBQ Sauce

Well, as of this writing, Summertime is here in full force. This BBQ sauce delivers ...

Enhanced Mustard

This adds a layer of flavor to grilled sausage, chicken or fish. Also boosts up ...

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South-of-the-Border Essential: All-Round Spice Mix

This is a great spice mix for making tacos, fajitas, just about anything South-of-the-Border. I ...

So yummy

Italian Essentials: Pizza Dough Seasoning Mix

I think that we can agree that the pizza crust can make or break a ...

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