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It’s Link Up Time!

Mix month was so much fun!  If you missed some of the posts you can see the master list and all the links to the recipes here. Do you have a favorite mix recipe on your blog or on the web?  Link it up here.  I can’t wait to see your stuff! :).
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Cream Soup Mix

Canned cream of “___” soup, how I love thee!  Let me count the ways.  You don’t curdle in the slow cooker. What kind of chemical wizardry allows this?  Any dish I pour you in, becomes an instant child favorite.  You are a time saving genius.  But alas, you carry a suitcase full of MSG headaches and I’m […]
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Homemade Seasoned Salt

Seasoned salt gives that little something special to homemade baked fries, vegetable dips, and tacos! We are big fans of Lowry’s seasoned salt, especially since is MSG free, but homemade mixes are my thing too! Homemade Seasoned Salt Blend 1/2 cup salt 2 Tbs sugar (or truvia) 4 tsp paprika 2 tsp onion powder 2 […]
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Homemade Onion Soup Mix

Onion soup mix is rarely used for onion soup around here.  It makes a great dip mix, roast potato topping, roast beef seasoning….There are a ton of recipes calling for this stuff.  To save money, buy your dried onions in bulk. Onion Soup Mix 2/3 cup dried, minced onion 3 tsp parsley flakes 2 tsp […]
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Homemade Alfredo Sauce Mix

Alfredo sauce is mostly cream and butter with a touch of garlic and maybe some white wine.  This recipe is a lot lighter than that, but still gives the creamy texture and mouthful of flavor that you’re hoping for.  The original mix I created has pasta already in it for a fast skillet in 1 […]
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Homemade Pizza Crust Mix & Pizza Sauce Mix Too!

This pizza crust recipe started as the commercial recipe for the pizza shop in Lamoni, Iowa that fed the college students at Graceland. It was a local favorite and I was elated when the recipe made it’s way into my hands. It has been reduced in size to make 2 large pizzas (13-15 inches each) and then […]
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Homemade Ranch Dressing Mix

Ranch dressing is the ultimate in comfort foods.  It’s makes raw veggies party food.  Unfortunately the secret ingredient in most bottles of ranch is MSG.  That stuff tastes really good and brings along with it a side affect of massive headaches (and mouth rash for my kids.) So here’s a yummy recipe for you that […]
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Homemade Beef Stew Mix

Beef stew is one of those dishes that is hard to mess up (if you use the right about of salt.)  Onions and garlic can give plenty of flavor on there own.  Once you taste a stew with just the right blend of herbs, it changes everything. My mom’s famous stew is embellished with a […]
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Homemade Breakfast Sausage Mix

I love sausage!  Especially when it’s part of biscuits and gravy.  That dish was my grandpa’s specialty and his love of it, made me love it too. Unfortunately sausage is full of grease and is high in calories.  I know fat isn’t the enemy of all fitness, but sausage fat leaves an unsettled feeling in my […]
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Homemade Italian Dressing Mix

Italian dressing is the perfect condiment for a romantic date night at home.   It also makes a good chicken marinade and a bread dip. Here are 3 varieties to choose from: Italian Vinaigrette; Creamy Italian, and an Olive Garden variety which is partway between the two.  Here’s mixes for all 3 types for you! Italian […]
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