Italian Essentials: Aunt Josephine’s Seasoning Mix

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Andy Anderson !

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@ThePretentiousChef

I will admit, it is unquestionably easier to just buy this stuff at the store, and if you have a favorite Italian seasoning mix that you enjoy, then stick to what you like.

This dry spice has the usual ingredients with a few additions that my Aunt Josephine used to add, and to me it made all the difference.

As with all homemade spices, you can play a bit with the recipe to get exactly the flavors you are looking for.

I never got around to getting the “exact” proportions from my aunt, but I think this is rather close.

So, you ready… Let’s get into the kitchen.

Rating:

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Comments:
Serves:
Several
Prep:
5 Min
Method:
No-Cook or Other

Ingredients

  • PLAN/PURCHASE

  • 1 1/2 Tbsp
    dried greek oregano
  • 1 Tbsp
    parmesan cheese, finely grated
  • 1 tsp
    dried thyme
  • 1 tsp
    dried marjoram
  • 1 tsp
    dehydrated onions, crushed to a powder
  • 1 tsp
    dried rosemary
  • 1/2 tsp
    onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    dried basil
  • 1/2 tsp
    dried sage
  • 1/2 tsp
    dried savory
  • 1/4 tsp
    celery seed

How to Make Italian Essentials: Aunt Josephine’s Seasoning Mix

Step-by-Step

  1. PREP/PREPARE
  2. Gather your Ingredients (mise en place).
  3. Add all the ingredients together in an air-tight glass container.
  4. Chef’s Note: Since this spice mix includes parmesan cheese, it is best to store in the fridge.
  5. PLATE/PRESENT
  6. Use in any situation that calls for Italian seasoning. Enjoy.
  7. Keep the faith, and keep cooking.

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About Italian Essentials: Aunt Josephine’s Seasoning Mix

Course/Dish: Seasoning Mixes
Main Ingredient: Spice/Herb/Seasoning
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy Heirloom



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