Homemade Poultry Seasoning

Making your own poultry seasoning is easy. This classic version features an aromatic blend led by sage and thyme. Feel free to adjust the quantities to suit your own tastes -- say, dialing up the thyme to replace some of the sage (or vice versa).
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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 5 min
  • Active: 5 min
  • Yield: about 3/4 cup
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1/4 cup dried ground or crumbled sage

1/4 cup dried thyme

2 tablespoons celery seed

2 tablespoons dried marjoram

1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

1/4 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg

1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper, optional


  1. Combine the sage, thyme, celery seed, marjoram, black pepper, nutmeg and cayenne pepper, if using, in a medium bowl. Store in an airtight container for up to 6 months.