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Virginia Willis' Homemade Creole Seasoning

Virginia Willis' Homemade Creole Seasoning

Serves: Makes about 1 cup

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1/3 cup cayenne pepper 
1/4 cup coarse kosher salt 
1/4 cup ground white pepper
3 tablespoons dried thyme 
1 tablespoon freshly ground black pepper
2 teaspoons dried sage
1 teaspoon onion powder
1 teaspoon garlic powder


Combine all of the ingredients in a small airtight container or mason jar. Stir to combine. Store in a cool, dry place for up to 3 months. 

Photo Credit: Virginia Willis

About the recipe

Many store-bought Creole seasonings are mostly salt, sometimes with added chemical preservatives and anti-caking agents. This simple seasoning blend from Virginia Willis is a mixture of salt, pepper, and dried herbs and spices. How’s this for anti-caking: shake the jar!