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    • Cajun Dynamite Dust

      Cajun Dynamite Dust Seasoning Mix

      1/2 C paprika
      6 T kosher salt
      1/4 C coarsely ground black pepper
      3 T basil
      3 T filé powder
      2 T garlic powder
      2 T dry mustard
      2 T onion powder
      2 T dried oregano
      2 T cayenne (1 T for mild version)
      2 T white pepper
      2 T dried thyme

      Combine dry spices and seal in ziploc or vacuum seal bag (or jar). Measure all into a ziploc bag, seal & shake to combine. Pour into a spice jar or bottle. Makes a Lovely Gift.
      Comments 2 Comments
      1. davswfe's Avatar
        davswfe -
        what is file' powder ? I have never heard of it & where can I get it? thank you
      1. Liss's Avatar
        Liss -
        Quote Originally Posted by davswfe View Post
        what is file' powder ? I have never heard of it & where can I get it? thank you
        filé powder is also known as gumbo filé - it's a spicy herb that is made from dried and ground leaves of the sassafras tree. It's frequently used in creole cooking. Filé powder also thickens whatever it's in and is used in place of okra when okra isn't in season.

        You can purchase it online here: Buy Filé Powder

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