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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    16 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 liven up your weeknight routine.

    Homemade Turkey Seasoning

    Use this simple rub over your turkey to create the delicious flavors your family craves during the holidays. While the...


    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...


    Lime Salt

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

    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...


    Sriracha Salt

    1 review

    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

    2 reviews

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


    Sweet Thyme-Mustard Spread

    "This slightly sweet mustard is excellent when brushed over fish," Mitzi Sentiff writes from Annapolis, Maryland. "With just four ingredients,...


    Herbal Salt Substitute

    1 review

    “For those of us who have been told to cut back on salt, this all-around handy blend can give herbal...

    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...


    Chicken Crumb Coating

    A crunchy cornflake coating made with sesame seeds, oregano and Parmesan cheese complements this chicken from Joan Laurenzo, Johnstown, Ohio....


    All Seasons Marinade

    13 reviews

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


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    Homemade Pumpkin Pie Spice

    12 reviews

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


    Finnegan House Dry Rub

    Came across this recipe for a dry rub, I tweaked it some to makie it my own. I store it...

    Marinated Steak with Grilled Onions

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


    Cranberry-Almond Spice Mix

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


    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,...


    Mulling Spices

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


    Seasoned Noodle Mix

    1 review

    In Warren, Minnesota, Dawn Fagerstrom gets a head start on a side dish with this pleasant seasoning mixture that works...


    Fried Chicken Coating Mix

    7 reviews

    Meet the Cook: My family - husband and our two sons, 11 and 8 - tell me they'd like me...


    Herbed Turkey Rub

    1 review

    Rubs, like this three-ingredient blend, add a wonderful flavor and beautiful color to the turkey's skin.


    Classic Onion Soup Mix

    1 review

    You can prepare soup, make dips and even season meats with this handy mix from June Mullins of Livonia, Missouri....

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    Vegetable Seasoning Mix

    1 review

    "My husband wouldn't eat green beans until I seasoned them with this simple blend," writes Susan Johnson of Arlington, Texas....


    Seasoning For Tacos

    11 reviews

    Ground beef tacos and taco salads are nicely enhanced by the mixture that Sue Gronholz uses in place of store-bought...


    Homemade Cajun Seasoning

    We in Louisiana love seasoned foods. I use Cajun seasoning recipe in gravy, over meats and with salads. It makes...


    Taco Seasoning Mix

    13 reviews

    Create your own zippy taco seasoning for spicing up Mexican dishes. It's handy and less expensive than buying envelopes of...


    Creole Seasoning Mix

    3 reviews

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


    Dixie Herb Rub

    1 review

    My husband loves it when I season chicken with this flavorful blend, but it's also good with beef and pork....