Could it be the Colonel’s 11 secret herbs and spices? A photo of a handwritten note stuck in a scrapbook held by Colonel Sanders’ nephew has been printed in the Chicago Tribune. On it, is an 11-spice blend including salt, thyme, basil and white pepper. KFC officials deny its the colonel’s recipe suggesting many claims have been made over the years, none of them accurate, and this one isn’t either. Click here if you’re curious.