I don’t ever remember a time growing up when there wasn’t a large coffee can in the freeze with homemade “season flour” in it. Every time Granny M made chicken, pork, or even a beef roast, out came the frozen can of season flour. For fried chicken or breaded pork chops she would add some bread crumbs to the flour to add the extra crunch, for beef roast she would coat the roast in the flour before she would brown it in a deep cast iron roaster. The seasoned brown bits at the bottom of the pan would make the gravy taste so yummy!
I don’t keep a large coffee can in the freezer full of seasoned flour; I do keep a jar of our everyday spice mix that I use to make seasoned flour when we need it. This way I always have a yummy spice mixture on hand that goes with EVERY THING! Eggs, chicken, beef, vegetables, pork – you name it works on it!
Granny included the list of spices that she would use regularly but also said that every time she made it she would use any other spice that she felt like using and happened to have on hand. She never used hot red peppers and I always do…. so I guess you could say that this is more “the idea” of Granny Mack’s original recipe!
You can buy already ground red peppers but I have found that the flavor is so much better if you grind up your own. You need a really good blender for this though. I personally think there is no better blender on the market then the Blendtec.
Lochlan this is one of your favorite spices, you use it on everything.
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