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

Want to bump up your holiday baking? We talked to the experts at The Spice House about what spices and...


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...

Salt-Free Seasoning Mix

"We're on a low-salt diet, and this seasoning blend perks up everything," writes Burva Cadwell of Cheyenne, Wyoming. "We especially...


Grilling Herb Mix

From Decatur, Michigan, Karyn Fischer sends a no-fuss seasoning blend that's ideal for flame-broiled chicken or pork.


Almond Rice Seasoning Mix

With its lemon and dill flavors, this rice seasoning is ideal alongside any entree. I've been making it for more...


Taco Seasoning

Our Test Kitchen developed this spicy, salt-free alternative to packaged taco seasoning. Stir it into dips or ground beef, sprinkle...


Versatile Seasoning Mix

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


Cajun Herb Mix

Foods low in salt can to help lower your risk for high blood pressure-and even control it. The American Heart...


Curry Blend

Bring a little Middle Eastern flair to your dinner table with this seasoning blend. Our home economists created this tasty...


Seasoning Blend

"This low-sodium blend can spice up just about anything," writes Lesley Tragesser of Charleston, Missouri. Try sprinkling the mild mix...

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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....


Spicy Paprika Herb Rub

“Rub this mixture on chicken or roasts. It’ll turn the meat golden brown, and it tastes marvelous!” Marian Platt —...


Garlic-Pepper Rub

This rub adds a tasty mix of garlic, pepper and lemon to any burger. Spice up your grilling experience!—Ann Marie...


Italian Herb Mix

This mix is not only good in spaghetti sauce, but is great in meatloaf, salad dressings, eggplant dishes, sauteed chicken...


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...