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Make Your Own Pinto Bean Seasoning Mix – It’s Easy!

by Texas Homesteader ~ 

I’m always cooking dried beans. It’s a pantry staple in our home. Beans are cheap, healthy and easy to make. I wrote recently about how I often Cook 2-Lbs Of Beans At Once in my Instant Pot.

WHAT? 2 lbs??!! That’s crazy. There are only two of you in your home, right? Won’t you be tired of pintos by the time you eat them?

Go ahead & check out the article, I show how I easily served those pintos in different ways for several days. Our palates never got bored!

But most of the time when I’m cooking up a batch of dried pintos I’m cooking them as a main dish for supper or as a side. If that’s the case I just season them with my own Pinto Bean Seasoning. Since I’ve been asked to share my seasoning recipe, read on dear friends!

it's easy to make your own pinto bean seasoning mix. Just add a few ingredients into a jar and shake to blend. Easy! #TexasHomesteader

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BBQ Rub & Beer-Based Mop Sauce Recipe

by Texas Homesteader ~ 

It’s grilling season, y’all! And that means you’ll need a good BBQ rub and mop sauce. Boy do I have a treat for you!

RancherMan was planning to smoke a whole grill-surface full of wild-game pork roasts using pecan wood. But he needed a flavorful BBQ Rub & Mop Sauce. And he certainly found a good one!

A delicious beer/coffee based BBQ mop sauce and dry rub recipe for smoked meat on the grill. Super easy to whip up in a flash. #TexasHomesteader

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Quick & Easy Taco Seasoning Mix

by Texas Homesteader ~ 

Back in ‘the day‘ I always kept several packets of taco seasoning in my pantry for those days I used it when I was making Carnitas Tacos. Or Pulled-Pork Enchiladas. Or maybe Taco Soup. Or… well anything Tex-Mex flavored.

RancherMan & I enjoy lots of Tex-Mex food, y’all. You know, ’cause that’s how we roll in Texas!

But that was before I started on this simple life journey. I’ve since learned that it’s beyond easy to whip up these spice mixes for myself. Come see…

It's super easy to mix up this taco seasoning mix in minutes. Pour it into a repurposed jar, slap a label on it and BOOM! Never buy those tiny disposable foil packets of taco seasoning again! #TexasHomesteader #Taco #Seasoning #TexMex #SaveMoney #EcoFriendly

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Easier Homemade Dill Pickles From Garden Cucumbers

by Texas Homesteader ~ 
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We love dill pickles but I’ve never been happy making my own brine. I’ve found the secret weapon – a SUPER EASY brine. Making homemade pickles has never been THIS easy! Check it out.

We love dill pickles but I've never been happy making my own brine. I've found the secret weapon - a SUPER EASY brine. Check it out. #TexasHomesteader
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