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Spices

Why Chinese Five Spice Powder Puts Pumpkin Spice to Shame

We have barely kicked off fall baking season, but does anyone else feel like we’ve already hit peak pumpkin spice? I’ll always love this cozy pumpkin pie spice blend, but by now PS (even without the...
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Protecting Your Spices From Insect Infestation

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by gremlinkurst 2 months ago

This usually isn't a problem with USP (United States Procured) cooking ingredients, but controls aren't so stringent in other markets...Billy from Idaho can order paprika for a great price online, ...

Bland Food Recipes

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by Bonnieb1 3 months ago

I have some bass that I would like to cook for my husband tonight but he needs to eat bland foods. Fish is a bland food if it 's cooked right. I'm just not sure how to cook it. Are there any spi...

Weatherford Spice

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by cdn 11 years ago

So Im running out of Weatherford spice...Anyone have an idea of how to make it or found a similar one you can buy in the store? I heard it was avaliabe in some stores in Ontairo? Is this True? O...

Kentucky Fried Chicken's 11 Herbs and Spices Reverse Engineered

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by scrumptiouschef 11 years ago

Ron Douglas shares the ingredients for his version of KFC's 11 herbs and spices recipe — 1 teaspoon ground oregano — 1 teaspoon chili powder — 1 teaspoon ground sage — 1 teaspoon dried basil —...

Quick pickles using leftover pickle juice

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by mushroomaffairs 4 months ago

I used a mixture of Trader Joe's and Mt Olive bread and butter pickle juices, there wasn't a lot of it so I added more white vinegar and a bunch of other useless spices before boiling. The existin...

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...

Can you store bulk bought dried spices in plastic sandwich bags in a large plastic container in a cool, dark corner?

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by josemartinlopez 4 months ago

Can you store bulk bought dried spices in plastic sandwich bags in a large plastic container in a cool, dark corner? I came across the iHerb online store and saw that one pound of dried spices f...

How to skin dehydrated chiles (and to toast or not)

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by kleine mocha 4 months ago

The only discussion on this I found by searching was four years old, and the contributor may have answered half my question. I have four different kinds of dried chiles (purchased via Amazon) that ...

Old Bay Seasoning vs. Chesapeake Bay Seasoning.

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by ggbustin 13 years ago

My marriage is on the line here. My husband, who is from Baltimore, claims Old Bay Seasoning is different from Chesapeake Bay Seasoning. I thought Old Bay was a brand of Chesapeake Seasoning. Who i...

Where to buy vanilla beans in New York Or online?

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by davisesq212 11 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...

Substituting ground cardamom for cardamom pods

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by pagal 5 months ago

Hi, In general I never buy ground spices and prefer to grind my own. Recently however, I ordered some green cardamom pods from a store in New York. They were out of cardamom pods and sent me groun...

Spice mixture for chicken

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by codmeister 5 months ago

I am looking for some kind of powder or spice mixture that I can shake on (sprinkle on) chicken before I fry it . . . importantly, it must be a mixture that has great flavor to it. I saw a produc...

Cinnamon sticks in recipes

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by pagal 6 months 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...

"The 13 Spices"?

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by BadBob 11 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 6 months 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...

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

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by GeneClark 8 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 11 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 11 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...