Twinkle spice

This is what we dip the cherry tomatoes in — but it makes a great gift too! Spiced salt — or, in this case, salted spice — adds a ton of flavor to food, which actually encourages people to use less salt! Plus, it keeps well and can be used in a lot of different dishes. 

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Hands-on time: 5   |    Total time: 5   |    Makes: 1 Cup

KITCHEN GEAR

Measuring cup
Small bowl
Spoon, for mixing
Small clean, empty jar with lid 

INGREDIENTS

1⁄4 cup kosher salt
1⁄2 cup curry powder, five-spice powder, chili powder, or ground ginger

INSTRUCTIONS

Wash your hands with soap and water, then gather all your equipment and ingredients and put them on a counter.

  1. Put all the ingredients in the bowl and mix well.
  2. Spoon or pour the mixture into the jar for gifting. 

OR ELSE

Instead of the spice, consider mixing the salt with 1⁄2 cup dried herbs that you crush in your hands before adding: basil, oregano, and thyme are all good options.