2 tablespoons chili powder
2 teaspoons sweet paprika
1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes (to taste)
1 1/2 teaspoons dried oregano
1/2 teaspoon dried marjoram
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
1 tablespoon garlic powder
1 teaspoon ground cumin
pinch each sugar and salt
Combine all ingredients in a plastic zip bag and shake hard until well blended.
Use 2 to 3 tablespoons (to taste) to season chili, tacos etc. Store in a jar with a tight-fitting lid; keeps for 3 months.
You can add 1 to 2 teaspoons cornstarch to this mix as a thickener if desired.