Your grandfathers dark rich blend he sent you to the store for. Pendery's Original Blend is a combination of carefully selected ground chiles, the finest cumin, carefully propagated ground garlic and other spices. It has a consistent flavor due to the use of chiles tested for color and flavor. Add 3-4 tablespoons per pound meat for chili. Add less to tomato sauce for pasta and meat loaf for a great depth of flavor.