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Hispanic Herb & Spice Mixes

menudo mix = menudo spices  Notes:  Menudo is a Mexican soup made with tripe and hominy.  This is the seasoning mix that helps it go down.  To make your own:    Combine two parts oregano, two parts onion flakes, one part coriander seed, one part cumin, and one part crushed red chili pepper.


taco seasoning    To make your own:  To make enough for 1 pound of beef, combine 1 teaspoon salt, 1/2 teaspoon chili powder, 1/4 teaspoon each pepper, cumin, and oregano, and a pinch of crushed red pepper. (Recipe taken from Polly Clingerman's excellent Kitchen Companion. Please see my sources.)  See also the Taco Seasoning recipe posted on Recipesource.com.


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