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Friday, September 30, 2016

Homemade Cajun Seasoning

Oh my time flies when you are having fun or if you are just out right busy!!

Apologies for my absence - life has just been one massive juggle for the last few months. One thing after another and I found myself saying many times "I'm too old for all this shit" but we all pulled through it together as a family.  Sanity wise I am ok (well at least I think I am), a little exhausted but needing to control the stress better and also actually let myself relax every now and then.  

As you can only imagine I have so many recipes banked up to share with you so hopefully you will enjoy what you see while I am not only catching up but creating new meals doing what I like best - enjoying myself in the kitchen.

While I was preparing BBQ Beef Ribs for dinner and gathering all the ingredients for the dry rub I was missing Cajun Seasoning.  Rather than get in the car and drive to the shops just for 2 tablespoons of mixed herbs and spices I decided to make my own.  I already make my own Homemade Taco Seasoning and that is damn good, even if I say so myself.

It is not a hard process at all - simply measure and mix!  Thankfully I had all the ingredients to make the recipe to use in the original recipe I had planned to make.  LOL what a laugh this process has been - I hope these BBQ Beef Ribs are bloody good!  Will let you know tomorrow as they are marinating overnight.

Homemade Cajun Seasoning
(recipe sourced from Allrecipes.com)

Makes 1/4 cup

2 teaspoons salt
2 teaspoons garlic powder
2 1/2 teaspoons paprika
1 teaspoon ground black pepper
1 teaspoon onion powder
1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1 1/4 teaspoons dried oregano
1 1/4 teaspoons dried thyme
1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes (optional)

Stir together salt, garlic powder, paprika, black pepper, onion powder, cayenne pepper, oregano, thyme, and red pepper flakes until evenly blended.

Store in an airtight container.

(click here for a printable version of this recipe)