Save money by creating your own quick mixes such as Cajun dirty rice mix in a frugal mason jar recipe. Homesteaders are always looking for ways to reduce their grocery bills and get away from chemical laden processed foods.
You could also add a little extra texture and flavor to this recipe mix by dehydrating diced red, yellow, orange or green bell peppers.
The ingredients are brown rice, paprika, garlic powder, dried oregano, dried thyme and one large stock cube but you will have to look to the bottom of the article for the amounts measured out.
I wonder just how much more money over the years I have spent by buying name brands convenience mixes instead of bulking quality bulk ingredients and measuring out recipes into mason jars myself. Buying food staples (rice, flour, salt, sugar and such) in bulk often with coupons, you can truly save money and stock up. By re using glass mason jars, you also eliminate creating more product packing.
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