How to Make Your Own Taco Seasoning
By The Taste Traveller on September 18, 2011
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[Editor's Note: Though I have almost always used commercially-produced taco seasoning, I've long felt guilty pangs every time I open one of those little envelopes. Sure, they're convenient, but they're loaded with more salt than I'd like to ingest with my meat or bean taco filling, and who knows how long those spices have been fading in the envelope? This simple recipe may very well reform my behavior: It's easy, far fresher than the packaged variety, and without a doubt, more delicious. --Genie]
Homemade Taco Seasoning
As I've gotten older, become more interested in cooking, what I'm eating and ingredients in general, I'm not so keen on the packaged variety of anything. I rarely use ready-made salad dressing and in this case, usually steer clear of packaged seasonings. If you're anything like me, or just interested in trying it out, you'll find this mixture not only uses commonly-used spices (nowadays anyway, I'm not sure if my mom would have had a stock of these when I was a kid) that cross over in their use for creating international recipes.
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