Garlic and Onion Powder

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January 1, 2012

Garlic and onion powders are spice rack essentials—perfect for tossing into soups and stews, casseroles, breakfast dishes, dry rubs and more.

Spice Rack Essentials
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Honestly, garlic powder seldom finds its way into our recipes. Instead we opt for chopped fresh cloves. Ditto for onions. But when we need a dash of flavor in a pinch, when there’s no time to chop and sauté, a sprinkle of garlic or onion powder is indispensible. They give a dash of flavor to anything—eggs, popcorn, pasta, chicken and beef. And there’s no measuring required. Choose the powder versions over the salt versions for better flavor and to control the saltiness of the dish. Will we give up fresh garlic or onions? Never, but it’s good to have a bit of flavor on hand at all times. Here’s an all-purpose spice mixture for just about anything from pasta and vegetables to chicken and beef.

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All-Purpose Spice Blend

Use this spice blend to pump up the flavor of anything from pasta and vegetables to chicken and beef.

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