Kitchen/cooking related stops in Seattle

by rararobb 3 months ago

I will be visiting Seattle in February. Are there any unique or special kitchen/cookware/cooking related shops that people would recommend visiting? I am not looking for things like the SLT or ot...

Best mail-order spice company?

by Howard-2 14 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...

Converting Indian spices

by wayne keyser 12 years ago

Can someone help me convert: 1 cardamon pod = how much ground cardamon? 1 teaspoon cumin or coriander seed = how much ground? Thanks!

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

by GeneClark 6 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 ...

Spice Ace Closing Sale

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

"Fond Farewell! Store is Closing on Jan. 30th. 30% off everything! After 6 years, we are are closing on January 30th. Enjoy 30% off everything. All sales final. If we find an item is out of sto...

Best 2018 additions to your pantry

by highlyunlikely 3 months ago

Bon Appetit currently has an article about 2018's best pantry additions. I discovered Maille's Cayenne Cornichons but no real revelations this year. Nothing like my previous years' discoveries ...

Lawry's Roasted Garlic, Substitute?

by fleetwoodPC 3 months ago

Lawry's Roasted Garlic was fantastic and is now discontinued. It was coarsely ground. Has anyone found a reasonable substitute? (Please don't simply list other roasted garlic products ... ...

Atwater Market for tourist?

by guttube 2 years ago

We have very limited time in Montreal and plan to visit Jean-Talon. Would Atwater be redundant? I wanted to go to La Fromagerie Atwater because I had heard good things about it. But I assume that t...

Where can I buy Cool Runnings seasonings?

by GenXer 3 months ago

Hi, I have a recipe for Jamaican Peas & Rice that calls for "Cool Runnings Peas and Rice seasoning" and I can't seem to find this product anywhere in the U.S., even on Amazon. I saw it on the Canad...

Leggs Seasonings?

by zackly 4 months ago

https://aclegg.com/our-products/ I searched this site and didn't see any results. A southern relation of mine who likes to cook was telling me about Leggs spice mixes. He said they are very pop...

A Question regarding Hawaij Spice Mix

by Rebel46 3 months ago

Have read that Hawaij Spice Mix can be used to make Curry-style dishes and am curious to know what are the closest Curry dishes it can be compared to?

Red Pepper (cayenne) vs Red Chili Powder

by daphatgrant 5 months ago

Hello, I've been tiptoeing into cooking Indian dishes, at least what I am able to follow from YouTube. Here's the question, I keep seeing Red Chili Powder being used. Does anyone know if that is th...

What are long pepper peppercorns (pippali, Piper longum) supposed to smell like?

by Alemonhead 6 months ago

I purchased some online and they smell like perfume or incense; is this normal or did they add fragrance?

Best Spices Online

by PastaCheeks 2 years ago

I'm looking for someplace online where I can purchase higher end spices and spice mixes. My priority is to find a few different flavors that will complement vegetables. Any suggestions would be...

Annatto seed vs powder vs paste

by Fritz 7 months ago

I use to watch PBS Daisy Cooks and she made annatto seed oil for flavor and color in nearly every recipe. Since I've run out of annatto seed, it's time to choose, seed vs powder vs paste. I've ...

What Herb/Spice Do You Most Dislike?

Perilagu Khan
by Perilagu Khan 6 years ago

I'm pretty much a spiceophile. Rare is the spice I do not love. The strongest exception to this rule, however, is Mexican oregano. First tried it no more than a couple of years ago, and simply have...

How to replicate Goya Sazon?

by venividibitchy 9 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...

Cinchona bark in Toronto?

by Wahooty 9 years ago

Does anybody know where I might find cinchona (either in pieces or powder) locally? I know there are online sources, but I was hoping to be able to pick up a little bit to experiment with before d...

What determines if the heat is felt at the start of the bite vs end of the chew?

by marlinspike 7 months ago

I am starting to move outside of my comfort zone and into curries. I have an issue in that I am getting great flavor but all my pepper heat comes in at the end of the chew. What can I do to bring h...

Spices by the gram in Paris

by hychka 2 years ago

Last minute panic here. Should we bring spices on our trip to Paris? My wife has maybe a hundred spices in her drawers and wants to cook in Paris without buying large amounts of whatever she might...