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From Scratch Friday – Lawry’s Seasoning Salt

Friday, July 30th, 2010

Who else likes to know what’s in their food? I know I do. I find that cooking from scratch not only saves me time and money but I feel better knowing what exactly it is that I am eating. I can’t remember the last time I reached for a packet mix or recipe base in a jar.


So each friday I’m going to post a recipe that I use in my kitchen that makes my life easier and that is “from scratch”.


I love Ree Drummond aka The Pioneer Woman. She cooks from the heart and she makes good old fashioned family food. Not always good for the waistline but as soon as I tell Mr Neurotic I’ll be making one of her recipes he salivates in anticipation. So one of my favourite mashed potato recipes is hers.


Photo: Country Living


And the recipe calls for Lawry’s Seasoned Salt.



Now being an aussie girl I had no idea what this was and so I googled. I found a copycat recipe and went to work. It is the most amazing little addition. It really is a magic seasoning. I have used it on meat, fish, soup, potato, rice you name it I love it. I used to make it in single batches but it disappears so quickly that I’ve had to double the recipe and I have no doubt soon I’ll be quadrupling it. The best thing about this recipe. No additives. No MSG. No naughty numbers.

I would love to give credit to the original creator of this awesome recipe, but unfortunately it has been republished so many times I simply cannot find the original author.


Lawry’s Seasoned Salt

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons salt
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • ½ teaspoon paprika
  • ¼ teaspoon tumeric
  • ¼ teaspoon onion powder
  • ¼ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ¼ teaspoon corn flour

Method:

Combine ingredients and store in a spice shaker.


So tell me what things do you make from scratch? And what things would you like to make from scratch?

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