Seasoning Recipes

Skip the jarred stuffed at the grocery store. You can make seasoning recipes at home! We have ideas for taco, fajita, Cajun, chili and Italian seasonings—plus more tips and tricks.

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Homemade Turkey Seasoning

Use this simple rub over your turkey to create the delicious flavors your family craves during the holidays. While the turkey roasts, it will fill your house with the nostalgic aroma of Thanksgiving dinner. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

12 Must-Have Holiday Spices to Keep in Your Pantry

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This Is What Is in Apple Pie Spice (and How to Make It at Home)

Ever wondered what is in apple pie spice? We're going to teach you the core ingredients so you can make...


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Basil Salt

This basil-infused salt adds a touch of herbal brightness to everything from corn on the cob to sliced tomatoes to...


Lime Salt

Kick up any dish with a sprinkle of this zippy lime salt. It brightens steak tacos, grilled pineapple, sweet potato...

Sriracha Salt

Add a hint of subtle spice when you sprinkle this kicked-up salt on foods like eggs, grilled chicken, roasted veggies...


What Is Chinese Five Spice and How Can I Cook With It?

Ever wondered about the complex blend known as Chinese five spice? It's something you should add to your spice rack—here's...

Homemade Steak Seasoning

Here’s the perfect seasoning for your favorite cut. —Sarah Farmer, Culinary Director, Taste of Home



Curry Powder

A little curry powder goes a long way. Use Jemima’s personal blend instead of store-bought to flavor her delicious recipes...


Salt-Free Seafood Seasoning

Why buy seafood seasoning when you can easily assemble this tasty blend? Use it in all your favorite seafood recipes...from...

Southwestern Dip Mix

Keep a container of this mix on hand to make dip at a moment's notice. The dip is spiced just...


Chili Seasoning Mix

I developed this recipe to give as a Christmas present to family and friends. I package it in fun cups...



Homemade Ranch Dressing Mix

Used as both a mix for a dip and a dressing, this tangy ranch mix is both tasty and versatile....


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Homemade Taco Seasoning Mix

Skip the store-bought stuff and learn how to make taco seasoning yourself. This recipe is right on. It tastes like...

Teriyaki Beef Marinade

When I grill steak, the gingery, garlicky marinade fills the air with delicious smells and sizzling sounds. —Jeri Dobrowski, Beach,...


Sweet Mustard Pork Marinade

When company’s on the way, I marinate pork chops overnight using a homemade barbecue sauce with mayo. From there, it’s...


Cajun Seafood Marinade

Seafood marinade the Cajun way is all about seasoning with garlic, cumin, chilis and pepper. I toss in fresh rosemary...


Barbecued Chicken Marinade

When the family comes together, I pull out the chili powder, Worcestershire and garlic for a marinade that makes chicken...


Momma Watts’ Crazy Herby Salt Blend

This recipe for a delicious salt blend came from my best friend Annabelle's mom, Mary Watts—"Momma Watts" to me and...


All-Purpose Meat Seasoning

My wonderful mother-in-law, Margarette, gave me this meat seasoning recipe. I like to sprinkle it over boneless pork tenderloin before...


Homemade Taco Seasoning

You'll be surprised how fast and delicious this recipe from the Taste of Home Test Kitchen can be. By combining...


Italian Herb Dipping Blend

Don't eat bread alone...enjoy fresh baked bread, like Sun-Dried Tomato Provolone Bread on page xxx with this herb flecked oil....

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Versatile Seasoning Mix

One year, I gave salt shakers filled with this mix to Sunday school instructors. When one teacher asked for a...


Seasoned Bread Crumbs

Our Test Kitchen came up with this good-for-you alternative to high-sodium packaged bread crumbs, using garlic powder and a handful...


Fish Seasoning

This mild blend from Kayleen Nichols of Sterling, Virginia gives fish a lift but also adds interest to other meats...


Cajun Seasoning

This savory cajun seasoning recipe is sure to lend a Louisiana accent to everything from pasta to meat. —Della Stamp,...


Savory Popcorn Seasoning

I love this popcorn seasoning recipe. Cayenne pepper adds a bit of heat to a late-night treat. —Janice Campbell, Elmendorf...


All-American Rub

“This wonderful salt-free rub is great on steaks, pork and chicken,” writes Heather Bonser from Laurel, Montana. Try shaking the...