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...

Where to find broadleaf thyme

by walkie74 18 days ago

I'm making Tobagoan dumplings with a friend, and I have to make green seasoning. Broadleaf thyme is one of the ingredients. Where on earth do I find it?

Corned beef -- no spice packet and it's salty but flavorless

by mushroomaffairs 2 months ago

Even with all the vegetables and carrots I added, the broth doesn't have the spicy sweetness. I just looked up recipes for a spice mix and 1) most of the stuff I don't have 2) most of the mix is v...

Best Grinder for Spices Like Thyme?

by westes 5 months ago

Can someone recommend a spice grinder that would work well to powderize thyme? I tried a nice burr grinder for coffee, which I thought would make short work of it, but many of the thin hard needl...

Restocking a spice rack

by Wandering Foodie 8 months ago

The spices in my turntable rack are so old and fragrantless that it's time to throw everything out and restock. This is your basic "western" spice rack. Are there any options besides Bulk Barn wh...

Maleda Market & Deli

by equinoise 4 months ago

A small Ethiopian market and convenience store in Columbia City. While injera, spice blends, and to-go meals are on offer (together with beer, candy and chips like any generic quickie-mart), I pos...

Sumac spice

by VFish 8 months ago

Hello, I was wondering if anyone here uses sumac. I am trying to do some Lebanese dishes and I had gotten a jar of 100% ground sumac at a grocery, this is Ziyad brand, and it's going back because ...

Best Site for Buying Spices Online

by MissMarleygirl 11 months ago

Instead of exchanging gifts, we exchange themed food and cocktail baskets. I am thinking of a herb/spice/salt/pepper basket this year. What are your favorite places to buy spices online? I have...

Best mail-order spice company?

by Howard-2 17 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...

Ratio for subbing Ras El Hanout blend for individual spice measurements?

by MSK 10 months ago

I have a Tagine recipe calling for almost all the individual ingredients in Ras El Hanout and want to substitute the blend for the recipe line items. I am trying to figure out the ratio? It seems l...

Repurposing Ghost Pepper Chips

by pumpkinspice 11 months ago

I have this bag of paqui ghost pepper chips (basically tortilla chips covered in ghost pepper flavour). I LOVE spicy but this is CRAZY hot...I can basically only eat one chip and then I am crying f...

Good brand of Za’atar?

by ninrn 12 months ago

I’m making Za’atar roast chicken for Thanksgiving. Is there an excellent premade brand I can order online, or does the flavor fade fairly quickly? If premade is far less good than homemade, can an...

Protecting Your Spices From Insect Infestation

by gremlinkurst 1 year 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

by Bonnieb1 1 year 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

by cdn 12 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

by scrumptiouschef 12 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

by mushroomaffairs 1 year 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...

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

by josemartinlopez 1 year 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 1 year 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.

by ggbustin 14 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?

by davisesq212 2 years 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...