This is a collection of salts, spices, syrups, and mixtures for you to use in your own recipes.
Autumn Tincture: In a small 5-6 oz empty and sanatized spice jar, place 3 cinnamon sticks, 1Tbl. ground clove, 1Tbl groung Nutmeg, 1 tsp cardimum, 4 drops pure vanilla. Cover the mixtur with 100 proof vodka, and set aside for 3 weeks, shaking mixture at least once a day. After maceration, strain liquid through a coffee filter into a small spray bottle (available at cooking shops, or beauty shops).
Grenadine is a wonderful additon to many favorite drinks, but it is hard to find ture grenadine. So let’s make our own…
2 cups pure pomegranate juice
1/4 cup sugar
1/8 oz fresh lemon juice
PLace all ingredients in a saucepan over medium heat. Once the sugar is dissolved, reduce liquid by half over low heat. Remove pan from heat, and cool to room temp, then transfer your grenadine to a squeeze bottle. Should be good for about 2 weeks.
Lemon Sugar Rim
1 part Sugar
1 part crushed lemon drop candy
Bloody Mary Salt
1/2 cup kosher salt
1 t ground black pepper
1/2 t red chile powder (or cayenne)
1 t celery seed
1/2 t dill weed
1 t garlic powder
1/2 t onion powder
Peach Tea Syrup
2 bags peach tea
8 oz water
1/2 pound sugar
brew tea in hot (nt boiling water) add sugar and heat in a saucepan until sugar in completely dissolved. Do not reduce. Remove from heat, and cool.
2 parts Kosher Salt
1 part Red chile powder (or cayenne)
1 part Paprika
1/2 cup good maple syrup
1/2 cup water.
Combine in a saucepan and heat over medium heat . Do not boil! This will boil over!!!!!!
1/2 cup raw honey (check your local farmer’s market or gourmet shop)
1/2 cup water
Combine in a saucepan and heat over medium heat. Reduce for 5 minutes. Chill
4 oz Orange juice
4 oz Honey
Combine in a saucepan and heat over medium heat still throughly combined. DO NOT BOIL! Remove from heat and cool.
Add 2 New Mexico green or 2 aneheim chiles (roasted and peeled) to a simple syrup during the simmering process.