Make Your Own: Spice Blends

After my success in making taco seasoning mix, I decided to see whether other spice blends could be made better and cheaper at home.

What I found was, that almost any packaged spice mix, rub, or powder can be made at home for a fraction of the price. Even better, you can make it without the mystery ingredients and preservatives. Here are six recipes to get you started:

 What are your favorite homemade spice blend recipes?