MAKE YOUR OWN (a list of make your own mixes)

   
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Make Your Own Self Raising Flour:
You can make your own self raising flour by adding 1 1/2 tsp of baking powder and 1/4 tsp of salt to every cup of plain flour.

Make Your Own Baking Powder:
You can make your own baking powder by combining 1 tablespoon of bicarbonate of soda with 2 tablespoons of cream of tartar. It's ideal for coeliac sufferers who can't find the gluten-free variety of this raising agent, but measure it out carefully because too much or too little can upset a recipe's balance. 
 
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Make Your Own Mixed Spice:
You can easily make your own mixed spice: Combine 1 TBS ground cinnamon, 1 tsp each of ground coriander and nutmeg, 1/2 tsp of ground ginger, 1/4 tsp each of ground cloves and all spice. Mix well and store in an airtight container out of the light for up to 6 months.

Make Your Own Cajun Seasoning: Mix together 2 1/2 TBS of salt, 1 TBS dried oregano leaves (Rub to a powder using your fingertips), 1 TBS sweet paprika, 1 TBS cayenne pepper, and 1 TBS ground black pepper. Store in an airtight container out of the light for up to six months.

Make Your Own Pumpkin Pie Spice:
Mix together 1 TBS ground cinnamon, 2 tsp ground ginger, 1/2 tsp ground cloves, 1/2 tsp ground allspice, 1/2 tsp freshly grated nutmeg and a pinch of ground mace or ground cardamom. Store in an airtight container out of the light for up to 6 months. 
 
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Make Your Own Italian Seasoning: Mix together 3 TBS dried basil, 3 TBS dried oregano, 3 TBS dried parsley, 1 TBS garlic powder, 1 tsp onion powder, 1 tsp dried thyme, 1 tsp dried rosemary, 1/4 tsp black pepper, 1/4 tsp red pepper flakes. Store in an airtight container out of the light for up to 6 months.

Make Your Own Poultry Seasoning:
Mix together 2 tsp ground sage, 1 1/2 tsp ground thyme, 1 tsp ground marjoram, 3/4 tsp of ground rosemary, 1/2 tsp grated nutmeg and 1/2 tsp of black pepper. Store in an airtight container out of the light for up to 6 months.

Make Your Own Taco Seasoning: Mix together 1 TBS mild chili powder, 1 tsp ground cumin, 1 tsp garlic powder, 1 tsp paprika, 1/2 tsp oregano and 1/2 tsp of onion powder, 1/4 tsp salt and 1/4 tsp black pepper. Store in an airtight container out of the light for up to 6 months.

Make Your Own Creole Seasoning: Mix together 1/3 cup paprika, 3 TBS dried oregano, 3 TBS ground black pepper, 2 TBS dried basil, 2 TBS fine sea salt, 1 TBS cayenne pepper, 1 TBS onion granules, 4 tsp dried thyme, 4 tsp garlic granules. Store in an airtight container out of the light for up to 6 months.

Make Your Own Lemon Pepper Seasoning: Zest 5 whole lemons using a fine micro-plane zester and mix the zest together with 1/3 cup of black peppercorns and peppercorn medley. Spread out on a parchment paper lined baking sheet and bake until dried out on the very lowest setting of your oven. Stir every so often. (Mine takes about an hour.)   Grind this mixture to the texture of fine bread crumbs in a spice grinder, and then stir in 1/4 cup fine sea salt.  Mix well together. Store in an airtight container out of the light for up to six months.

Make Your Own Apple Pie Spice: Mix together 1/4 cup ground cinnamon, 1 TBS ground allspice, 2 tsp ground nutmeg, 2 tsp ground ginger, 1/2 tsp ground cardamom. Store in an airtight container out of the light for up to 6 months.  
 
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Make Your Own Lemon Dill Seasoning: Mix together 1/3 cup dried dillweed, 1/3 cup dried parsley flakes, 4 tsp lemon pepper seasoning, 1 TBS celery salt, 1 TBS garlic salt, and 1 TBS dried mustard powder. Mix together well and store in an airtight container out of the light for up to 6 months.


Make Your Own Old Bay Seasoning: Mix together 2 TBS Powdered Bay leaf (do this in a spice or coffee grinder) 2 TBS celery salt, 1 TBS dry mustard powder, 2 tsp ground black pepper, 2 tsp ground ginger, 1 tsp sweet paprika, 1 tsp smoked paprika, 1 tsp white pepper, 1 tsp ground nutmeg, 1 tsp ground cloves, 1 tsp ground allspice, 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper, 1/2 tsp ground mace, 1/2 tsp ground cardamom, 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon. Mix together well and store in an airtight container out of the light for up to 6 months.

Make Your Own BBQ Seasoning: Mix together 2 TBS sweet paprika, 1 TBS salt, 1 TBS ground black pepper, 2 tsp garlic powder, 2 tsp onion powder, 1/2 tsp smoked paprika and 3 TBS soft light brown sugar (firmly packed). Thoroughly combine and then store in an airtight container out of the light for up to 6 months. 
 

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