SRIRACHA SEA SALT

Finishing salt seems to be the craze these days. You know, put a final sprinkling of salt over your prepared food. Often times it will be a Himalayan Pink Salt or a French Fleur de Sel. I admit, my taste buds aren’t so refined that I could tell you what it was if I were…

CAJUN SPICE MIX

A few weeks ago, I mentioned that I had purchased a planner to try and get our lives a little more organized. One of the things I really wanted to do was weekly meal planning. I have always gotten up in the mornings and thought, “what are we going to have for dinner tonight?” Definitely,…

FILE’ POWDER (THINK GUMBO)

Who knew? Recently, we cut down three small sassafras trees from our yard. I knew you could make tea from the roots, but wondered if there was anything else you could do with it. SURPRISE! File powder is made from dehydrated sassafras leaves! I had no idea!

BASIC PESTO

Basil! It’s one of my family’s favorite herbs.