Seasoning blends

Seasoning blends

Flavor your stuff. WIP as I add more here … 😊

Brown sugar chicken

  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 2 teaspoons onion powder
  • 1.5 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder

Adobo

  • 3 Tbsp table salt
  • 1 Tbsp onion powder
  • 1 Tbsp roasted garlic powder
  • 1 Tbsp ground black pepper
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 0.5 tsp chipotle chili powder
  • 0.5 tsp cumin

Everything bagel

  • 0.25 cup sesame seeds
  • 4 tsp sea salt flakes
  • 1 tsp dried minced garlic
  • 2 Tbsp dried minced onion
  • 1 Tbsp black sesame seeds
  • 3 Tbsp poppy seeds

Mulling spices

  • 5 tbsp ground cinnamon
  • 1.5 tbsp ground cloves
  • 1 tsp ground allspice
  • 1 tsp ground cardamom
  • 1 tsp ground ginger
  • 0.75 tsp ground aniseed
  • 0.5 tsp ground mace

Brisket rub

  • 0.25 cups coarsely ground black pepper
  • 0.25 cups kosher salt
  • 0.25 cups dried minced onion
  • 1 Tbsp roasted garlic powder
  • 0.75 tsp prague powder (optional)
  • a couple drops of liquid smoke (optional, add right before cooking if using sous vide)

Za’atar

Equal parts, ground with a mortar and pestle, of

  • dried thyme
  • dried sumac
  • roasted sesame seeds

Cajun

  • 0.25 cup table salt
  • 0.25 cup roasted garlic powder
  • 0.25 cup finely ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons paprika
  • 2 tablespoons onion powder
  • 2 tablespoons finely ground white pepper
  • 1 tablespoon celery salt
  • 0.5 tablespoon cayenne pepper (adjust to taste, this is “for kids” spicy)

Pumpkin pie

  • 4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 0.5 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 0.5 teaspoon allspice

Also goes well as a simple syrup or sugar blend for topping baked stuff or coffee

Prime rib rub

  • 1 tablespoon black peppercorns, coarsely ground
  • 1 tablespoon green peppercorns, coarsely ground
  • 1 tablespoon pink peppercorns, coarsely ground
  • 1 tablespoons dried celery seeds
  • 2 tablespoons dried garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon crushed and dried rosemary

Rub the prime rib with a bunch of kosher salt, then add this on before putting in the sous vide bag. Alternatively, also use an egg white or two before roasting in the oven.

Fried chicken

  • 1.5 tsp ground red pepper
  • 1.5 tsp ground chipotle chile pepper
  • 1.5 tsp garlic powder
  • 1.5 tsp dried crushed red pepper
  • 1.5 tsp ground black pepper
  • 0.75 tsp salt
  • 0.5 tsp paprika

Wild rice

  • 1 tsp marjoram
  • 1 tsp chives
  • 0.5 tsp thyme
  • 0.5 tsp savory
  • black pepper and salt, to taste

Use with strong broth (vegetable or chicken) and a flavorful fat (butter, extra virgin olive oil, rendered animal fat) for wild rice pilaf.

BBQ pulled pork

  • 4 tbsp dark brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp paprika
  • 2 tsp table salt (double for Kosher salt)
  • 1 tsp ground coriander
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • 0.5 tsp ground fennel seed
  • 0.25 tsp ground chipotle chili pepper, optional