Herbal Salts

That the seasons are changing is becoming more and more evident. The predicted temperature for tomorrow is 22ºF cooler than what we experienced yesterday. The basil plants are flowering in their determined effort to go to seed and reproduce. The final harvest of this year’s tender herbs and vegetables is at hand. First frost in … More Herbal Salts

Basil Salt

The basil plants have been looking mighty fine lately. I have been trying to make regular use of them and keep them pinched back so they won’t get in too big a hurry to flower and go to seed. I’ve made a few different pestos this year, most of which I froze, and I wanted … More Basil Salt

Chipotle Seasoning Mix

My Tex-Mex chipotle seasoning was almost finished so it was time to mix up another small batch. I don’t measure the ingredients so it’s slightly different every time I make it. The ingredients I used were: dried chipotle pepper New Mexico chili pepper cumin seeds paprika kosher salt oregano demerera sugar dark 100% cacao powder … More Chipotle Seasoning Mix