20 homemade spice mixes

Homemade spice mixes

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A few years ago I started making my own spice mixes. I ran out of speculaas spices and of course they were sold out. I liked this mix so much that I never bought them again and started making other mixes myself. The biggest advantage of making your own spice mix is that you can adjust the taste and that it is a lot cheaper!

I keep my spice mixes in empty used spice jars or small glass jars. This way you can store the spice mixes for months.

For everyone who also wants to try to make their own spice mixes I searched the web and collected 20 recipes I think you will love!

What is your favourite spice mix?

This homemade speculaas spice mix is the perfect spice blend to make traditional speculaas cookies.

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Homemade berbere recipe! Berbere spice is a blend from Ethiopia very common in Ethiopian cuisine. Fiery chiles and warming spices make this perfect for soups, stews, or as a seasoning!

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Ras el Hanout is a Middle Eastern spice blend used in tagines, soups, rice dishes, and on vegetables. In Arabic, Ras el Hanout means "head of the shop", a phrase that basically means top-shelf, signifying that this spice blend is the best thing in the shop

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Make your own homemade Tandoori Masala at home with this easy recipe and ingredients you might already have in your pantry. Use this recipe to make Tandoori chicken, salmon, or to season roasted veggies.

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Do you love curry recipes as much as we do? This Homemade Curry Powder is mild enough even for kids. It's the perfect fragrant addition to soups, salads, main dishes, and more.

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Authentic Homemade Garam Masala Recipe that can be made in no time, with fragrant toasted whole spices. Elevate your Indian cooking to a whole new level with this traditional Punjabi Garam Masala!

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A perfectly balanced dry rub does wonders for the flavor of meat, but also seals in the juices and keeps it from drying out. I swear by this bbq rib rub. It’s great on all types of meat, from ribs to wings to pork tenderloin. 

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Berbere, as the word is commonly used, is a fiery red Ethiopian spice mix that gives Ethiopian wots (stews) their characteristic flavour and, without which, a wot is just not a wot! 

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Making your own Jerk Spice at home is so much more satisfying as well as cheaper!

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Wanting to make some amazing pumpkin recipe and realize you can’t find the holy grain spice in the store?! No worries, this Homemade Pumpkin Pie Spice is perfect to use in sweet and savory dishes all year round! A simple combination of cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, cloves and all spice yields the perfect pumpkin combo!

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A fragrant blend of fall spices! It smells heavenly and adds a wonderful flavour to your fall desserts.

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This seafood seasoning is homemade with no additives, filters and not overly processed and great for many fish and seafood cuisines

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Why buy the packets when you probably have all of the ingredients in your cupboard already!? This Homemade Taco Seasoning Recipe is so quick and easy. Also, it tastes great for whatever Mexican recipe you want to make.

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This homemade gingerbread spice mix is a perfect homemade holiday gift, and will allow you to make anything gingerbread flavored more quickly.

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A simple recipe for a delicious chai spice blend that’s perfect for tea, baking and other recipes!

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These popcorn seasonings are perfect for those who like sweet or savory! Try the Cinnamon Sugar, Parmesan Garlic, Peanut Butter, or BBQ for a fun movie night in!

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This homemade fajita seasoning is so easy to make, tastes much better than store-bought mixes and can save you a lot of money! It also allows you to control the amount of spiciness that goes into the mixture.

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A delicious blend of spices with the right balance of flavours for a traditional lamb or beef shawarma. This spice mix can be used as a dry rub or it can be mixed with olive oil and vinegar to make an amazing marinade.

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Suya spice also known as Yaji Spice is a very popular spice in Nigeria. It is a dry peanut based spice rub used to marinate beef before grilling. Easy to make and takes grilled meats to a different level 

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Add this flavorful seasoning to meats, veggies, or salads. It's delicious and you only need 6 ingredients to make it.

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Did you make something from this blog? I would love to see your creations! Leave a comment below and share your pictures on Instagram #nutmegandvinegar or tag @nutmegandvinegar me in your message.

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