Spice Essentials: Spicy Awesome Dill Shake

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Andy Anderson !

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@ThePretentiousChef

I love the taste of a good dill pickle, the snap, the tang… that sour tastes that hits you on the sides and back of your tongue… yum.

I wanted the ability to duplicate that taste on other things like veggies, chicken, fish… The lot

I could not really get what I was after until I added one obvious ingredient. Vinegar powder…

This stuff is awesome.

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

Rating:

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Comments:
Serves:
Several
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
5 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

  • PLAN/PURCHASE

  • WHOLE SPICES

  • 2 Tbsp
    coriander seeds
  • 2 tsp
    celery seeds
  • 1 tsp
    black peppercorns
  • 1 tsp
    fennel seeds
  • PREGROUND SPICES

  • 3 Tbsp
    powdered vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp
    dried dill weed
  • 1 Tbsp
    salt, kosher variety, fine grind
  • 1/2 tsp
    mustard powder, i prefer coleman’s
  • 1/2 tsp
    garlic powder

How to Make Spice Essentials: Spicy Awesome Dill Shake

Step-by-Step

  1. PREP/PREPARE
  2. To make this recipe you need a spice grinder, good blender, or a mortar & pestle.
    In addition, you will need a skillet, to toast the spices, and a container like an old glass spice bottle.
  3. If stored correctly (good container, tight-fitting lid, cool, dark place), this spice should last 8 – 10 months, or longer.
  4. I have discovered my new best friend… Powdered Vinegar. Hard to find in some stores but easy/peasy on Amazon, it give dishes, and spice mixes a tang that you cannot get any other way.
  5. Gather your ingredients (mise en place).
  6. Add the whole spices to a skillet over medium-high heat.
  7. Toss until fragrant and beginning to brown, about 2 – 3 minutes.
  8. Do NOT let them burn.
  9. Grind, while still warm, using a spice grinder, good blender, or a mortar & pestle.
  10. Add all the ingredients together, in a small bowl.
  11. Whisk to combine
  12. Place in a sealed container, in a cool/dark place, until needed.
  13. If you use the proportions listed in this recipe, it will be enough to fill an old glass spice jar... Perfect.
  14. PLATE/PRESENT
  15. Sprinkle on things like fish, chicken, and or veggies. I used it to make some homemade, oven-baked dill chips and they were awesome. Enjoy.
  16. Keep the faith, and keep cooking.

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About Spice Essentials: Spicy Awesome Dill Shake

Course/Dish: Seasoning Mixes
Main Ingredient: Spice/Herb/Seasoning
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy



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