March 22, 2006 01:32 PM

All Purpose Jalapeno Mix

1/4 cup ground red chili pepper or cayenne
1/4 cup paprika
2 Tbsp. dried minced onion
4 tsp. cumin seeds
2 tsp. dried oregano
2 tsp. salt
2 tsp. garlic power
1 tsp. crushed dried jalapeno pepper

Combine all ingredients. Makes 3/4 cup.Add 2 Tbsp. to each pound of meat to spice up your already spicy chile. Use it to replace commercial chili powers in your favorite recipes. Season grounds meats like beef or turkey for delicious tacos or outstanding grilled burgers. Try it out in meatloaf as well.