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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Our Favorite Holiday Spices from The Spice House

We talked to the experts at The Spice House about which holiday spices and herbs are best to use this time of year.

What Is Curry Powder?

You won't find any spice labeled "curry" in a South Asian kitchen. So what is curry powder? And where did...


How to Make Poultry Seasoning

Next time a recipe calls for poultry seasoning, make it from scratch! You can prepare a whole batch with six...


What Is Jerk Seasoning? How to Make the Authentic Recipe at Home

What is jerk seasoning? It's a classic Jamaican spice blend that you can use to make chicken, pork—or your very...


15 Flavorful Recipes Using Garam Masala

Try one of these recipes that use garam masala for dinner tonight! Just a pinch of this aromatic spice will...

Basil Salt

1 review

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


All Seasons Marinade

14 reviews

"This mixture is so versatile, it can be used to marinate just about anything," assures Joan Hallford of North Richland...

Mulling Spices

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


Italian Seasoning

Who needs added salt when you can give breads, pasta, spaghetti sauce and other dishes an Italian flair? Use this...


Chinese Five Spice

1 review

I regularly mix up my own spice blends, such as this Chinese five spice recipe. I make Indian and Mexican...


Homemade Vanilla Extract

5 reviews

Homemade vanilla is fun to give in decorative bottles with attractive labels. Share it with special friends who like to...

Savory Popcorn Seasoning

2 reviews

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


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Homemade Taco Seasoning Mix

26 reviews

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


Savory Steak Rub

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


Garlic-Pepper Rub

3 reviews

This rub adds a tasty mix of garlic, pepper and lemon to any burger. Spice up your grilled or broiled...


All-Around Seasoning Mix

2 reviews

I always keep this all-purpose seasoning mixture on hand. It’s good on anything, especially grilled pork, chicken and vegetables. We've...

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Homemade Pumpkin Pie Spice

13 reviews

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


Perfect-Every-Thyme Chicken

3 reviews

I prepare this often at shows when demonstrating how to cook on gas grills. People are always pleased with the...


Barbecue Seasoning

2 reviews

I use this BBQ seasoning on country-style ribs, pork chops and chicken. You'll likely have all of the seasonings on...


Marinated Steak with Grilled Onions

This marinade is magic —it will make even economy cuts of beef tender and delicious. —Gail Garcelon, Beaverton, Oregon


Southwestern Seasoning Mix

I like to experiment with spice and this is one of my creations. There are so many different way to...


Homemade Pickling Spice

4 reviews

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


Seasoned Bread Crumbs

3 reviews

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


Barbecued Chicken Marinade

1 review

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


Seasoning Salt

3 reviews

I've been making this seasoning salt for many years. Try sprinkling it on pork chops, seafood, chicken and steak. —Bonnie...

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Ditch Packet Blends and Make Your Own Homemade Taco Seasoning Mix

Skip the store-bought stuff. We're making taco seasoning from scratch.


Cooking with Dill Recipes

Popular addition to summer herb gardens, dill lends a distinctive flavor to everything from eggs to pickles.