You can quickly put together batches of these homemade mixes and save money at the grocery store. This homemade taco seasoning mix is so easy to make and have on hand any time you need it. Learning about this copycat Hidden Valley mix has been one of the highlights of my cooking career. My family LOVES this stuff! Learning to make my own homemade pancake mix has been a lifesaver. You can easily make up a batch and store it in an airtight container using just a few simple ingredients.