5 Seasoning Mixes You Can Make Yourself

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This is Day 24 of the DIY Convenience Series. I hope that you’re learning to cook lots of things yourself!

5 seasoning mixes to make yourself

It’s been years since I bought a packaged seasoning mix. Years. I can’t even remember why I would do such a thing. It’s easier and cheaper to make myself.

You see, since we cook a fair amount at our house and feed a small army of children, it behooves us to buy spices — and everything else for that matter —  in bulk. Spices are no exception.

Typically, I buy the commonly used ones at Costco in large containers. We go through them pretty quickly, and they make it easy to mix my own spice blends at will.

Here are five seasoning mixes that we love to make:

spice blends save time in the kitchen

Jamie’s Spice Mix

spicy fish rubs

Spicy Seafood Rub

spicy chicken rub

Spicy Chicken Rub

Taco Seasoning Mix and Meat

Taco Seasoning Mix

Onion Soup Mix Homemade

Homemade Onion Soup Mix

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  1. Jessica, I love this 31-day series that you are doing! I have visited here almost everyday, and have pinned many of the posts to Pinterest, and it’s about time that I take the time to comment here. Thanks so much for all these very helpful DIY tips!!

  2. Danielle says

    I’ve been using your Taco mix for at least a year now. I use it all the time, I love it! I need to try the onion soup mix, because my mom’s brisket recipe that my family loves calls for onion soup mix and I can’t bring myself to buy it anymore. Thanks for sharing.

  3. Thank you for these seasoning mix recipes, Jessica. I’ve been wanting to make my own mixes for a while now instead of relying on store-bought mixes. These are awesome.

  4. Stephanie says

    I was wondering if you have a dry ranch seasoning packets recipe. I have a taco soup recipe that calls for it you can purchase a glluten free packet but it has MSG. Thanks for all your help.

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