Mexican Seasoning

And a third recipe appears from the ghost of my Palm years.

Mexican Seasoning

  • 6 ts Chili Powder
  • 5 ts Paprika
  • 4 1/2 ts Cumin
  • 3 ts Onion Powder
  • 2 1/2 ts Garlic Powder
  • 1/8 ts Cayenne Pepper
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Curry Powder recipe

Similar to the cajun spice mix, here is a curry powder recipe.  It doesn’t look complete and looks like mabye a base recipe plus some options.  Clearly one that I am going to have to play with some more.

Curry powders 

  • 2 tb Cumin
  •    1/2 ts Crushed red pepper
  •    1/2 ts Mustard seeds
  •    1/2 ts Ground ginger
  •      2 tb Ground coriander
  •      2 ts Turmeric

Options

  • 2 1/2 tsp fenugreek
  • 1 tsp (about 20 pods) cardamom
  • 1 seeds (cracked with a
  • 1 cleaver to release seeds)
  • 3 tbsp coriander seeds
  • 1 tbsp cumin seeds
  • 1 tbsp mustard seeds
  • 6 cloves, whole
  • 1 3 in cinnamon stick, thin
  • 1 and broken into pieces
  • 1/4 tsp ground mace
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg, grated
  • 1 big pinch cayenne
  • 2 tbsp turmeric, ground
  • 1 hot pepper, toasted and dried (to taste)

Cajun Spice

Back in my last life, in the dark of the Palm Pilot, before the iPhone, I worked out this great cajun spice mix.  I had it on my Palm and consequently kicking around my Outlook notes.

Today I decided to clean out those notes that I haven’t looked at in six years and found this recipe that worked really good.  At the time I know that I had written it down for future use, but couldn’t find it anywhere.  Now that I have it back, I figured the best place to post it was the internet where it might prove useful to a wider audience.

Cajun Spice

  • 1/2 cup Paprika
  • 2 tbsp. Cayenne Pepper
  • 1 & 1/2 tbsp. Garlic Powder
  • 1/2 tsp. Black Pepper
  • 1/4 tsp. Salt
  • 1/2 tsp. Basil
  • 1/2 tsp. Tarragon
  • 1/2 tsp. Thyme Leaves (ground)
  • Back Pepper
  • Onion Powder

 

Recipe 20/36 Nut Brown Corn & Potato Recipe

Ingredients
1 large onion
2 ribs of celery
1 cop of fresh or frozen corn
3 large russet potatoes
1/4 cup of olive oil
1 cup of almond nut milk (I make my own, see notes for info)
3 cups of vegetable stock
Salt and pepper to taste

Directions

  • dice onions and celery, toss in corn, sweat in olive oil
  • cube potatoes into 1/4 inch cubes
  • Add nut milk and stew, bring to a boil and then lower it to a simmer until potatoes are tender
  • Notes

  • I made the nut milk by putting a cup of water, 1/3 cup of almonds,n1/3 cup of cashews and 4 walnuts into a blender and running it until it looks like milk.
  • In this case, instead of using vegetable stock, I had boiled water to make mashed potatoes, so I used the remains of the water instead of stock.
  • This was a good simple soup with a creamy textures, a slightly nutty flavor, especially with the occasional hint of walnuts.