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 3 Flavored salts

Brandy is the author of the food blog, Nutmeg Nanny. In her spare time she enjoys developing recipes, baking and cooking. She is a small town girl who left the corn fields of Ohio for the scenic beauty of the Hudson Valley region of New ...

Sprinkle on the flavor

Have you ever thought of making your own flavored salt? These three recipes are perfect for gift giving.

 3 Flavored salts

Looking for a way to get creative for your gift giving this Christmas? These fun homemade salt blends are perfect for the home cook. Add to small jars, tie with a ribbon and dress up with a fun label. You're going to love how these homemade gifts turn out.

This black and crushed red pepper salt is perfect for sprinkling on steak or hamburgers.

1

Black and crushed red pepper salt

Yields 4 ounces

Ingredients:

  • 3 ounces kosher salt
  • 2 teaspoons freshly cracked black pepper
  • 2 teaspoons crushed red pepper

Directions:

  1. In a small bowl add kosher salt, black pepper, red pepper and mix together.
  2. Pour into a small (4 ounce) Mason jar, add the lid and decorate for gift giving.

This fragrant and floral lavender salt is perfect for sprinkling on herb-roasted chicken.

2

Lavender salt

Yields 4 ounces

Ingredients:

  • 3 ounces kosher salt
  • 1 tablespoon dried lavender, lightly crushed

Directions:

  1. In a small bowl add kosher salt, crushed lavender and mix together.
  2. Pour into a small (4 ounce) Mason jar, add the lid and decorate for gift giving.

This herbaceous rosemary salt is perfect for sprinkling roasted potatoes and vegetables.

3

Rosemary salt

Yields 4 ounces

Directions:

  • 3 ounces kosher salt
  • 1 tablespoon dried rosemary

Ingredients: 

  1. In a small bowl add kosher salt, dried rosemary and mix together.
  2. Pour into a small (4 ounce) Mason jar, add the lid and decorate for gift giving.

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