October 29, 1997 in Food

Flavor Foods With Your Own Spice Rubs

The Washington Post

It’s easy to make your own spice rubs at home. Ann Wilder of Vanns Spices Ltd., a specialty spice supplier near Baltimore, suggests the following:

Fish rub: 2 tablespoons crushed fennel seeds, 1 teaspoon lemon pepper, 1 teaspoon granulated garlic, 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme, 1/2 teaspoon ground coriander.

Greek rub: 2 teaspoons dried oregano, 1 teaspoon granulated garlic, 1 teaspoon dried thyme, 1 teaspoon dried rosemary, 1/2 teaspoon black pepper, 1/4 teaspoon salt.

Mediterranean rub: 1 teaspoon toasted sesame seeds, 2 teaspoons sweet basil, 1/2 teaspoon lemon peel, 1 teaspoon coarsely ground peppercorns, 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt, 1/2 teaspoon crushed fennel seeds.

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