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The Difference Between Good & Great Chicken Lies in This Spice Mix

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Indonesian spice pastes in Montréal?

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by lagatta 3 months 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 1 month 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...

Table Talk with Chetna Makan of The Great British Bake Off

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by The Chowhound Team 3 months 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 ...

Spice Islands brand spices and spice blends

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by teddybtoronto 2 months 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 2 months 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...

Best mail-order spice company?

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by Howard-2 15 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...

Old Bay Seasoning vs. Chesapeake Bay Seasoning.

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by ggbustin 12 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...

Costco - Good Deal on Saffron

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by ferret 4 months ago

Costco is selling 1/2 ounce of Spanish saffron online for $70. Great quality at a good price.

Kitchen/cooking related stops in Seattle

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by rararobb 6 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...

Converting Indian spices

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by wayne keyser 13 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?

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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

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by Melanie Wong 6 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

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by highlyunlikely 7 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?

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by fleetwoodPC 7 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?

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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?

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by GenXer 7 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?

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by zackly 8 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

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by Rebel46 7 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

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by daphatgrant 9 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...