Seasoned Salt

A mix of salt and other spices. Recipes for this blend can be simple or complex.


1/4 cup salt
1 tablespoon ground black pepper
1 tablespoon ground paprika
1 teaspoon dry mustard
1 teaspoon dried oregano
1 teaspoon dehydrated garlic (minced or powdered)
1 dehydrated onion (minced or powdered)
1 teaspoon celery seed
1 teaspoon parsley
1/2 teaspoon each of however many of the following you have on hand:

          o thyme
          o powdered turmeric
          o cumin powder
          o marjoram
          o ground red cayenne pepper
          o crushed or ground rosemary

1/4 teaspoon each of however many of the following you have on hand:
          o ground white pepper
          o chili powder
          o curry powder
          o powdered coriander
          o dill weed
          o crushed or ground caraway
          o asoefetida
          o sugar
          o powdered soup bouillon

Mix all ingredients and store in an airtight jar.

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