Chinese Five Spice: Mix 1 tsp. licorice-flavored seasoning with 2 tsp. olive oil and brush it over 1 chicken or fish fillet before grilling.
Chili Flakes: Sprinkle 1/8 tsp. on top of 1/2 cup unsalted, roasted nuts for a tasty kick.
Garam Masala: Mix 1/2 tsp. of this staple of Indian cooking with 2 tsp. butter and 1 chopped scallion and spread it on a baked potato.
Cumin: Combine 1 tsp. of this earthy seasoning with 3 1/2 ounces ground beef or turkey for a heartier burger.