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What Herb/Spice Do You Most Dislike?

by Perilagu Khan 4 years ago

I'm pretty much a spiceophile. Rare is the spice I do not love. The strongest exception to this rule, however, is Mex...


itsmejessica commented 4 months ago

Help!!! Marjoram substitute needed

by eding888 4 months ago

I am making chicken and wild rice. I don't have any marjoram left. What spice should I use?

HeidiCooksSupper commented 4 months ago

Sorrel in Sydney

by mrmathew 6 months ago

I'm trying to find fresh herbs - Sorrel - in Sydney. Called Harris Farm and Norton St Grocer and neither have any. ...

PhilD commented 5 months ago

Where to find gentian root in Van?

by mendicity 6 months ago

I'm going to make amari for Christmas gifts this year and the recipe I've settled on calls for gentian root. Anyone k...


mendicity commented 6 months ago

Recipes to Showcase Spices

by Springbowk 7 months ago

Hello, Hounds! I need some simple recipes that include flavorful spices and/or herbs, to help make my non-foodie fami...

Ttrockwood commented 7 months ago

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Freezing Candied Sage

by changingwoman 7 months ago

I have an abundance of fresh sage and would like to candy some for holiday gifts. Does anyone have actual experience...

Wild Fennel Seeds

by OliveYou2 1 year ago

Does anyone know where I can purchase "Wild Fennel Seeds" in Los Angeles? I have been searching around with no luck,...

nannygoat commented 7 months ago

Best dried herbs?

by Fuffy 7 months ago

Am about to fulfill old New Year resolution of throwing out old dried herbs and buying new. I seem to remember that...


Fuffy commented 7 months ago

Hydroponic Window Boxes

by outRIAAge 8 months ago

Living in an apartment, I wanted fresh herbs. So I got into hydroponics, and invented a hydroponic window box. Just l...

coll commented 8 months ago

Lemon balm gone wild!

by CindyJ 10 months ago

Lemon balm is one of those plants that I like the idea of, but I really don't know what to do with it. Last year, wh...


valadelphia commented 10 months ago

Favorite ways to enjoy basil

by ChefyV 10 months ago

I love basil and use it in sandwiches and pesto. What are some of your favorite ways to use basil? Just looking to...


ratgirlagogo commented 10 months ago

culantro vs shado beni

by Shrinkrap 3 years ago

Need some help here! I am running into both in my quest to recreate my late aunt's West Indian pepper sauce. It is...

Shrinkrap commented 10 months ago

How to counteract the bitterness in a blended soup?

by glify 11 months ago

I recently came across a YouTube video that said blended soups should balance watery vegetables with water, citrus ju...


treb commented 11 months ago

Can you grind dried herbs with kosher salt in a salt mill?

by danablake 12 months ago

I'd like to make some seasoned kosher salts (like salt with dried rosemary, for example) and wondered whether I could...


oferl commented 12 months ago

Mole con pollo newbie / hoja santa in Boston?

by contaminatrix 12 months ago

New initiate to mole con pollo, want to go for the gold with Oaxaca-style mole negro as my first attempt at actually ...


MikeG commented 12 months ago

Variations on Tabouli (or tabbouleh)...

by debbypo 12 months ago

I love this dish... especially in the summer. Mine is pretty traditional except for a little finely chopped persian c...


Madrid commented 12 months ago

Agar "sheet" problem when attempted with herbs

by calf 4 years ago

I've been trying to make an agar film with basil juice (finely puréed and filtered), but the basil keep precipitating...

phofiend commented 1 year ago

How much is a bunch?

by Delphine 9 years ago

I have a fairly large herb garden. A lot of my recipes call for a bunch of mint (or thyme or basil etc). Is there a...


toddhicks209 commented 1 year ago

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Suggestions needed - adding dried herbs/spices to melted chocolate

by susan_e_webb 1 year ago

Hello Hounds, I'd like to make small molded chocolates using melted Lindt dark chocolate and incorporating dried h...

'Expensive' spices vs 'cheap' spices

by Monica 10 years ago

I am sure this topic was discussed before but I need to know if there is a difference between dry spices bought from ...


bluebellrose commented 1 year ago

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