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6 DIY Spice Combinations to Give Home Cooking a Facelift (Recipes Included)

Jamaican Jerk Spice Mixture

2 tsp ground thyme

1 tsp dried parsley

1 tsp ground allspice

1/4 tsp ground cinnamon

1 tsp ground black pepper

1/4 tsp red pepper flakes

1 tsp paprika

1/4 tsp ground cumin

2 tsp salt

1/4 tsp ground nutmeg

2 tsp fine grain sugar

2 tsp dried chives


1. Mix ingredients together.

Recipe adapted from

Enjoy these Jamaican Jerk Turkey Wraps or try these Stuffed Collards with Jamaican Jerk Tempeh. Yum!