Do-It-Yourself Spice Blends
Ras El Hanout Moroccan Spice Blend
This version of the Moroccan Spice Blend Ras El Hanout uses easy-to-find ground spices.
Garam Masala is spice blend essential to Indian cookery. Petrina Verma Sarkar, About.com's guide to Indian food, offers her variation here.
Chinese Five Spice Powder
A blend that often contains a balanced mix of star anise, cinnamon, fennel, cloves, and pepper, Five Spice Powder is important in Chinese cuisine. About.com Home Cooking Guide Peggy Trowbridge Filippone offers her recipe.