Homemade Taco Seasoning Mix

Save money, yet enjoy great flavor with a homemade taco seasoning mix. It’s great for taco fillings, casseroles, marinades, and soups. If you’ve been buying those envelopes of taco seasoning mix, it’s time to just stop. Seriously. Sure, you need them. I get that. They take Tacos with Home Fried Taco Shells over the top. They add […]

Warm & Spicy Fish Rub Recipe

Enjoy the ease and out-of-this-world taste of home cooked fish when you use this simple warm and spicy fish rub for seasoning. Fish is one of the easiest meals I make. Brush fish fillets or steaks with avocado oil; season heavily with a custom spice blend, and let my husband do the cooking on the […]

Make Your Own Spice Mixes to Add Zest & Flavor

Make your own spice mixes to add zest and flavor and to save money! Making your own custom spice blends allows you great flavor without the expense. When you open my spice cupboard, you’ll find rows of little bottles of herbs and spices and bulk containers of herbs and spices, but you’ll also find mason […]

Herbed Seasoning Mix

This Herbed Seasoning Mix is super versatile. Quick to mix up, it’s a perfect seasoning for fish, chicken, and vegetables. You know how much I love to make my own seasoning mixes, right? Well, I’ve been experimenting lately, rounding out my repertoire of seasoning blends. I am thrilled with this new addition to my spice […]

Basic Spice Blend

Making your own custom spice blends is a great way to add flavor to your meals. This basic spice blend is a great all-purpose mix. You know how much I love making my own spice blends, right? It’s like a hobby of mine. I find that I can make my own seasoning mixes cheaper, tastier, […]

Cajun Spice Blend

Save money on spice blends by making your own. This Cajun-inspired mix features onion, garlic, thyme, oregano, and cayenne. The night we¬†got engaged, my husband and I dined at a great Cajun restaurant in Santa Barbara. It was a pretty expensive place, so we only went there for special occasions. While I’d never been to […]

7 Pantry Staples You Can Make Yourself

Run out of a regular ingredient? Try one of these pantry staples you can make yourself.   Now that we’re well into the Pantry Challenge, you may find yourself running out of ingredients that you normally keep on hand. It’s fine to run to the store, but what if you really want to stick to […]

Give Spice Mixes as Gifts

Food gifts don’t need to be complicated, expensive, or commercial. They don’t even have to be baked! Package a variety of homemade spice blends for an easy and economical gift. I’ve always been of the DIY mind when it came to gifts. Not only does it give you the opportunity of adding a special touch, […]