This tasty spice blend, full of the flavors of the sunny Mediterranean, is the perfect companion to fresh crusty bread and extra virgin olive oil for an unforgettable bite packed with flavor.
To make a remarkable olive oil seasoning dip, mix 2 tablespoons Classic OLIVE OIL BREAD DIPPING Seasoning with ½ cup of your favorite extra virgin olive oil. Quick Tip: For best flavor gently heat oil with bread dipper for 30-60 seconds in microwave or on the stove top. You can of course easily adjust this with more or less seasoning to suite the tastes of your friends and family. We like to mix this and let it set for about 30 minutes prior to using as that allows the seasonings to fully marry with the olive oil. Serve hunks of crusty french bread around little ramekins of this signature blend paired with a top notch olive oil and watch it disappear!
For a tasty vinegar and oil salad dressing, mix 2 tablespoons Olive Oil Dipping Seasoning with 2/3 cup olive oil and 1/4 cup vinegar, let stand for at least 15 minutes.
This blend is quite versatile, and it makes a great marinade, using the dressing recipe from above, for chicken, pork or fish. Classic Olive Oil Dipping Seasoning can also be used as a dry rub for steaks, lamb or pork chops. It's delicious as a seasoning for breading or a topping for macaroni and cheese, or mixing some in with breadcrumbs for meatballs, or into sour cream for a quick potato chip dip or on your breadsticks just before they go in the oven. Also into salads, casserole, bread, pizza dough, pasta. A pinch of this blend is also great sprinkled on baked chicken, or french fries, or popcorn.
Ingredients: Hand mixed from rosemary, dried lemon peel, chives, roasted minced onion, Mediterranean oregano, parsley and Himalayan pink sea salt.
“Cajun” refers to the rustic cuisine of rural Louisiana that was developed by displaced French Canadians during their expulsion from British rule in the 1750's. Cajun food is characterized by simple French & Mediterranean style, one pot style dishes.
❖ Taste and Aroma Profile
This delicious blend has a bit of mild spiciness with just a bit of temperate heat that delights the palate, balanced with the aromatics of fragrant coriander, onion and garlic and the tastes of hearty oregano, sweet paprika and floral thyme.
❖ How to Enjoy it
We’ve combined a link with the old world herbs & spices of Greek oregano, delicate thyme and cumin with the new world spices of Hungarian paprika, fragrant coriander, cayenne pepper, bold Tellicherry black pepper, dehydrated organic garlic powder, minced onion, and pristine Himalayan pink crystal sea salt (Gourmet food grade), resulting in a perfectly balanced blend-with-a-kick.
❖ Recipe: Apricot Glazed Bacon Wrapped Cajun Pork Tenderloin
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Non-Irradiated ★ Small Batch Blended
Freshness Dated ★ Best if used within 1 year of opening
This mouthwatering smoky garlic dip mix is delicious with potato chips, pretzels and vegetables. It also makes a wonderful, creamy salad dressing.
Use to season breadsticks, focaccia, mushroom stuffings or stir fries. Toss in with green salads or side salads (like chicken, potato or tofu), add to casseroles, meat gravies, soups or stews. Use with a little olive oil to create a wet rub for chicken, fish, seafood. Shake on buttered or steamed vegetables (especially green beans and potatoes). You will also find it a great way to spice up your burgers, salads, pizza and pasta as well. This blend is easy to love!
To make a quick salad dressing mix 2 tablespoons of Roasted Garlic seasoning with 2/3 cups of olive oil and 1/3 cup of either red wine or balsamic vinegar.
The flavor profile of our extra-flavorful Roasted Garlic & Herbs seasoning is a delightful balance of red bell pepper and roasted garlic flakes with the delightful undertones provided by rosemary, thyme, sun-dried tomato, savory, oregano, and Himalayan sea salt. Specially made for cooks to inspire extraordinary menus and deliver consistent recipes.
The truth is that for any steak, whether a great cut or an inexpensive chunk of beef, the right seasoning is key to getting something spectacular. Based on the same idea, Saratoga Steak & Chop® was born.
Zesty, flavorful and complex, our blend is specifically formulated to work perfectly on beef & pork chop, to enhance but not overpower the flavor, and take the kind of intense heat that a steak needs. It has a robust flavor explosion designed for the bolder tastes of steaks and burgers.
We —and some of our friends— have discovered that Saratoga Steak & Chop's charms aren't limited to red meat. Far from it — from enlivening roast potatoes, to spicing up veggies on the BBQ, to making your simple side salad sing, our all natural, small-batch, makes this spice blend an indispensable partner in the kitchen. Don't forget to try it on salmon, pork chops, chicken, hash browns, tater tots, and even French fries. Use it on broccoli, mushrooms, and other grilled or roasted vegetables.
When sprinkled on a steak pre- or post-grilling, the taste of Saratoga Steak & Chop is comparable to a deli favorite: pastrami. One of our personal favorite is actually when it's paired with fish — big tuna, swordfish, or mahi-mahi steaks left overnight in a simple marinade of extra-virgin olive oil and our Saratoga Steak & Chop, then seared quickly on the grill outside or in a cast iron pan on the stove top.
The best method to use our blend for seasoning a steak is, first, bring your steak to room temperature for 30 to 60 minutes. Then, pat the meat dry with a paper towel and apply the spice rub generously (lightly or more to your taste) immediately before cooking (what the meat holds is the amount needed). Let the steak sit with the rub on at room temperature for 20/30 minutes. This will allow the flavors to absorb and the meat to rise in temperature. You don't want it more than 30 mins. on in advance as the salt will draw water out of the meat. This well-rounded rub will provide a nice crust while bringing out the natural flavors of the meat.
To use Saratoga Steak & Chop in a marinade, add ½ teaspoon of the mix to ¼ cup olive oil, ¼ cup water, and 2 tablespoons vinegar. Marinate the steak for 15 minutes or more in a plastic bag in the refrigerator before grilling. Be sure that you dispose of the marinade that has been in contact with the raw meat. Make fresh marinade if you wish to use it as a baste or sauce.
Ingredients: This robust seasoning features Hungarian Paprika, Tellicherry black Pepper, Garlic, Onion, roasted red Bell Pepper, black Mustard seed, Coriander, hot Pepper flakes, Rosemary, Thyme, Cardamom seeds, Dill seeds, and Himalayan pink sea Salt.
Serve your Tuscan Dip oil with hot Italian bread or warm baguette. Or drizzle over fresh mozzarella and tomato slices for a healthy snack.
❖ What's inside?
A hand blended classic combination of sweet Oregano, crushed Red Pepper, fragrant Rosemary, delicate Marjoram, Parsley, and ancient Himalayan pink crystal sea Salt (Gourmet food grade). We crush the Rosemary before mixing so you won't experience any prickly needles.