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Spices

Sweet, Hot, and Smoked: Paprika Is So Much More Than a Deviled Egg Garnish

If your familiarity with paprika is limited to its use as a garnish for deviled eggs, then it’s time you got to know this versatile spice and its many varieties, including hot, Hungarian, sweet, and...
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Cinnamon sticks in recipes

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by pagal 12 days ago

Forgive the odd question, but in general when a recipe calls for a 1 inch stick of cinammon is that a 1 inch strip from a cinnamon stick or a 1 inch of the entire stick? I’m leaning toward it being...

Where to buy vanilla beans in New York Or online?

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by davisesq212 6 months ago

The threads on this discussion are very old so I thought I would start a new one. I would like to buy grade b Madagascar vanilla beans in a physical store in NYC or online. I just am making extrac...

"The 13 Spices"?

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by BadBob 10 years ago

Hi all - I brought home a package of this interesting looking stuff from an Asian market, but have no idea what to do with it, and have found next to nothing about it online. Anyone familiar with ...

Good spices in small quantities?

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by careme_fan 1 month ago

What is a good source for high quality spices in small quantities (= 1/4 cup)? Even the best spices deteriorate after a year or so, and dried herbs even sooner: I cook only for two most of the ...

Different Flavours of Cinnamon?

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by Seitan 3 years ago

I recently bought some cinnamon at my local supermarket. It's sold in bulk there, so I usually buy maybe half a pound a couple of times per year. I've been buying my cinnamon there for the past s...

Best mail-order spice company?

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by Howard-2 16 years ago

I need some spices and I'm thinking of getting them from some mail-order spice company. What experiences have you had--good or bad--with these companies? Any you particularly recommend, or recomm...

Ok, what the heck are THESE things and how do I use them?

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by GeneClark 7 years ago

My GF got these in Mexico recently. I was able to determine that "azafran" is "saffron". It just doesn't look like any saffron I know. A Google search for brown saffron pods gave **nothing**. Even ...

Does anyone know what is in the Buckhorn Grill tri-tip rub?

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by joshmill 9 years ago

I recently had some tri-tip from the Buckhorn Grill and fell in love with that spice rub! If anyone knows what they use or how to make it, I'd love to know!

Difficulties creating homemade curry powder

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by Bill_Rizer 6 months ago

For a while now, I have been trying to duplicate store bought curries (such as McCormick) by mixing and grinding whole spices. Unfortunately I have had no success. My curries don't taste "bad" but ...

Homemade Onion and Garlic Powder

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by FalkCulinairUSA 6 months ago

This is something that I have been doing for a while and thought I would share it with the community. Because I smoke a lot of meats I got the idea to smoke some garlic and onion to see if I coul...

Table Talk with Chetna Makan of The Great British Bake Off

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by The Chowhound Team 1 year ago

We are delighted to have Chetna Makan, one of the breakout stars of The Great British Bake Off for a Chowhound Table Talk. Chetna is celebrating the release of her third cookbook, Chetna's Healthy ...

How to replicate Goya Sazon?

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by venividibitchy 10 years ago

I'm looking to replicate Goya Sazon (or Gayon Sazon y culantro y achiote) without all the msg that makes my tongue itch. Does anyone have a good recipe? Can Adobo be substituted for it? Fo...

Old fashioned southern treat... Pickled spiced peaches

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by ggeorgio 9 months ago

When I was growing up, when preparing for guests, my mother served pickled spiced peaches with the meal which were the highlight on her southern table. I always begged at least one from my mother, ...

Looking for a Lebanese Spice

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by burgeoningfoodie 10 months ago

I have a recipe that calls for Lebanese 7 spice or Baharat. I thought Med Deli would have it but did not locate it there. Does anyone have any recommendations of another place that may have it be...

Recipe for merquen?

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by jakek1956 10 months ago

So I fell in love with merquen when I was in Chile, but it's so expensive online. I found a big bag of ground goat horn chile, which is the main ingredient, but I can't seem to find a recipe for wh...

Indonesian spice pastes in Montréal?

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by lagatta 1 year ago

Marché Hawai used to carry the Dutch Koningsvogel brand as well as some Indonesian brands, in little jars, but no longer have them, only envelopes that are far costlier per use and not as versatile...

Best superfine sieve for grinding spices?

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by hungry_united 12 months ago

Wondering if anyone can recommend a good superfine sieve for grinding spices? I have a cheap set of sieves from India where the mesh is made of thread (nylon maybe) in a metal frame that you can po...

Spice Islands brand spices and spice blends

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by teddybtoronto 1 year ago

I know many Chowhounds grew up in households stocked with Spice Islands brand spices in the kitchen, and with many favourite dishes owing their unique flavour to Spice Islands spice blends, like Be...

Chef Olivier Roellinger's spice mixes

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by lovetocookPEI 1 year ago

Several years ago while travelling in France, I purchased several of his spice mixes in St Malo. Fantastic flavour enhancers, this Michelin chef concocted spice and herb mixtures, one in particular...