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Escape to Blue Ridge

Escape to Blue Ridge

Experience the rustic flavors of the Blue Ridge Mountains with Escape to Blue Ridge, a blend of herbs and spices that adds depth and warmth to your dishes.


Flavor Profile:

This blend features black pepper, brown sugar, cayenne, celery, cumin, garlic, onion, paprika, smoked paprika, smoked sea salt hickory, thyme, and white pepper. It offers a combination of smoky, spicy, and slightly sweet flavors.


Pairing Suggestions:

  • Grilled Meats: Use Escape to Blue Ridge to season steaks, burgers, and chicken before grilling.
  • Roasted Vegetables: Add depth to roasted root vegetables and squashes.
  • Seafood: Enhance the flavor of grilled or baked fish with a touch of this blend.
  • Soups and Stews: Add a final touch of flavor to soups and stews with this blend.


Recipe Ideas:

  • Blue Ridge Grilled Steak: Season steaks with Escape to Blue Ridge and let them sit for 30 minutes. Grill to desired doneness and serve with roasted vegetables.
  • Smoky Roasted Carrots: Toss carrot sticks with olive oil and Escape to Blue Ridge. Roast at 400°F (200°C) for 20-25 minutes until caramelized.
  • Blue Ridge Baked Salmon: Season salmon fillets with Escape to Blue Ridge and bake at 375°F (190°C) until the fish is cooked through. Serve with a side of steamed vegetables.


🌟 Introducing 'Escape to Blue Ridge'—The Culinary Adventure Inspired by Craig B. Daniels! 🌟

Hello Food Lovers and Culinary Adventurers!


We're overjoyed to introduce you to the latest masterpiece in our line of premium, handcrafted seasonings: Escape to Blue Ridge. Inspired by Craig B. Daniels' love for the Blue Ridge Mountains and outdoor grilling, this blend takes your taste buds on an unforgettable journey! 🌄


🌿 What's Inside? 🌿

Craig's love for the mountains and grilling is mirrored in this carefully crafted blend. Each jar contains:

🌶 Smoked Paprika
🍬 Brown Sugar
🌑 Black Pepper
🌊 Sea Salt
🌱 Celery Seeds
🔥 Cayenne Pepper
Optional flair like 🧄 Garlic Powder and 🌿 Dried Thyme enriches this all-purpose seasoning, perfect for chefs and home cooks alike.


🍴 Recipe Inspirations! 🍴

Unveil the secrets of Blue Ridge-inspired culinary excellence with these recipes:


Baked Trout with Escape to Blue Ridge Seasoning
2 whole trout, gutted and cleaned
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 tablespoons Escape to Blue Ridge Seasoning
1 lemon, sliced
Fresh parsley for garnish
Preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C).
Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or lightly oil it.
Rub each trout generously with olive oil, inside and out.
Sprinkle the Escape to Blue Ridge Seasoning over the trout, making sure to also season the inside.
Place lemon slices inside each trout.
Bake for 20-25 minutes or until the trout is cooked through and flakes easily with a fork.
Garnish with fresh parsley before serving.


Barbecue Pork Ribs with Escape to Blue Ridge Seasoning
2 racks of pork ribs
1 tablespoon Escape to Blue Ridge Seasoning
1 cup barbecue sauce (homemade or store-bought)
Preheat your grill to medium heat.
Rub the Escape to Blue Ridge Seasoning over the pork ribs, ensuring all areas are well-coated.
Place the ribs on the grill, bone side down.
Grill for about 1.5 to 2 hours, turning occasionally.
In the last 15 minutes of grilling, brush the ribs with barbecue sauce.
Remove from grill and let rest for a few minutes before serving.


Biscuits and Sausage Gravy with Escape to Blue Ridge Seasoning
For Biscuits:
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 tablespoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon Escape to Blue Ridge Seasoning
1/2 cup unsalted butter, cold and cubed
3/4 cup milk

For Sausage Gravy:
1 pound pork sausage
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
2 cups milk
2 teaspoons Escape to Blue Ridge Seasoning
Salt and pepper to taste

Biscuit Instructions:
Preheat oven to 425°F (220°C).
In a bowl, mix flour, baking powder, salt, and Escape to Blue Ridge Seasoning.
Cut in the butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
Add milk and stir until just combined.
Drop spoonfuls of dough onto a baking sheet.
Bake for 12-15 minutes or until golden brown.

Sausage Gravy Instructions:
Cook the pork sausage in a large skillet over medium heat until browned.
Sprinkle flour over the sausage and stir well.
Slowly add milk while stirring.
Add Escape to Blue Ridge Seasoning and continue to stir until the mixture thickens.
Season with additional salt and pepper if needed.
To serve, split a biscuit in half and generously ladle the sausage gravy over the top.

Are you ready for an unforgettable culinary adventure? 🍲


Don't miss this unique blend inspired by Craig B. Daniels' love for the Blue Ridge Mountains and outdoor grilling. Limited quantities are available. Get yours now!


We grind all of them together and package them just before shipping to ensure you get the freshest blend we can create.


    Black Pepper, Brown Sugar, Cayenne Pepper, Celery, Cumin, Garlic, Onion, Smoked Paprika, Hickory & Cherry Smoked Sea Salt, Thyme, White Pepper


    Unfortunately, we can't accept returns, however, if you are unhappy with your spices, we want to know.


    We ship 5 days a week - your order will be processed next in line.

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