By Real Simple
Updated April 23, 2015

The amateur cook getting ready for his first official dinner party will be grateful for these all-natural rubs that add mouthwatering flavor to chicken, fish, or meat. Choose from seven different spices: Ancho Chicken Rub, Any Day Chicken Blend, Herbed Coffee Rub, No. 19 Salmon Blend, Close to Curry Blend, Gimme Steak Blend, and Taco Night Blend.

To buy: $45,