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

Lime Salt

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


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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...


Sriracha Salt

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


Homemade Steak Seasoning

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

Teriyaki Marinade

You'll rely on this tried-and-true beef marinade year after year.—Charlie and Ruthie Knote, Cape Girardeau, Missouri


Chili-Scented Seasoning

This pleasantly mild seasoning blend perks up fish, poultry and meat. Shake a little of it on the table, just...

Fish Seasoning

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


Espresso Steak Rub

I’m always entering cooking contests and experimenting with big, bold flavor combinations. This espresso-laced spice rub is equal parts sweet,...


Lemon Pepper Thyme Rub

This recipe makes any cut of beef or hamburgers delectable. Everyone will want to know the secret ingredient!—Charlie and Ruthie...


Taco Seasoning

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

Creole Seasoning

This spicy seasoning adds warmth-in more ways than one!-to the holidays and all year-round. The versatile mix is as good...


Cranberry-Almond Spice Mix

A savory way to spread holiday cheer, this blend is a special treat. Sprinkle it on veggies or use it...


Barbecue Sauce with Mustard

Say no to ho-hum barbecue. Add some zing to chicken or pork with our sauce. —Charlie and Ruthie Knote, Cape...


Savory Steak Rub

Marjoram stars in this recipe. I use the rub on a variety of beef cuts—it locks in the natural juices...


Cajun Spice Mix

You can give fish, beef, pork or poultry a zesty boast with this spicy seasoning. I like to sprinkle the...

Versatile Seasoning Mix

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


Coconut-Curry Popcorn Seasoning

The sweet-salty combination is really great on snacks. Sprinkle this seasoning over buttered popcorn for a fantastic snack.—Taste of Home...


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Homemade Pickling Spice

I can every year and I love to use this pickling spice for my pickles. Everyone says they are the...


Italian Herb Blend

This seasoning blend is so versatile. It can be used on anything from meat loaf to salad dressing. It makes...


Salt-Free Herb Blend

Eva Bailey of Olive Hill, Kentucky combines a handful of seasonings, from paprika to poppy seed, to make this salt-free...


Italian Herb Mix

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


Mulling Spices

My mulling blend is a merry combination of sugar and spice and a nice touch of citrus peel. Use it...


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Homemade Pumpkin Pie Spice

To add delicious flavor to your pumpkin pie recipe, try this pumpkin spice. This pumpkin pie spice blend can...

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Lemon/Rosemary Steak Rub

This is a great rub for any cut of beef. The lemon and rosemary really highlight the beef flavor.#151;Beef Board...


Greek Seasoning

Can't find Greek seasoning at the grocery store? Our Test Kitchen home economists came up with their own rendition of...


Garlic-Pepper Rub

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


Lemon-Ginger Salt

Sprinkle a little bit of this zingy lemon-ginger combo on hot buttered corn on the cob for a salty twist....


Creole Seasoning Mix

I make up this creole seasoning to have on hand when a recipe calls for Creole or Cajun seasoning. —Marian...


Fresh Herb Rub

This rub is a combination of many different recipe. Not only you can use as a rub for meat but...