For a meal that will take you "south of the Border," start by mixing this easy taco seasoning.
Step 1: Combine ingredients Combine all of the ingredients in a small bowl.
TIP: Use more or less crushed red pepper flakes to adjust the spiciness to your taste.
Step 2: Use immediately or store Use the mix immediately to create your favorite Tex-Mex dish, or store it in an air-tight container for up to six months. You'll have enough to equal one store-bought packet.
FACT: During the Middle Ages, pepper was so valuable that many Europeans used it as currency, paying debts and taxes with the spice.