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Finding (and recognizing) Gochujang

by SuzieCK 12 days ago

OK. So I'm tantalized by the possibility of incorporating the Korean condiment Gochujang into my cooking. Problem. I ...


Danybear commented 3 days ago

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Mélange Persillades in Bulk- Where to find in Paris

by CMichaelis 9 days ago

Last fall, my husband and I were in the Basque region. We happened upon a wonderful épicerie in St-Jean-De Port calle...

southern cooks: what is "ground red pepper"?

by toodie jane 8 years ago

Cheese straw recipes call for it--is it paprika? cayenne? huh? Help please and thank you.


DeaWood commented 11 days ago

Spices by the gram in Paris

by hychka 23 days ago

Last minute panic here. Should we bring spices on our trip to Paris? My wife has maybe a hundred spices in her drawe...

John Talbott commented 11 days ago

kalonji black onion seed

by jrabbit2727 8 years ago

Does anyone know where I can get black onion seed in Toronto. Do any large grocery stores have them? Loblaws? Whole F...


greenwoodgerrard commented 21 days ago

Is there a name for the flippable spice jars in professional kitchens?

by drjlm 1 month ago

Hi folks, I'm something of a curry afficionado and trying to set up my home kitchen with all the tools that the pr...


MikeG commented 29 days ago

Tame my Tikka!

by cloudship 1 month ago

I am trying to make a quick Chicken Tikka. Not Tikka Masala, just Chicken Tikka. I have tried several pastes and spic...


Foxeyblue commented 30 days ago


by bhyde 6 months ago

I grabbed a packet of dried spice mix off a rack adjacent to a vast pile of dried red beans. It's labeled Izalco Rel...


MikeG commented 1 month ago

Penzey's at Crossgates Mall (Albany) is closing

by AmyH 11 months ago

Just found out on Table Hopping today: http://blog.timesunion.com/tablehopping/52956/penzeys-spices-closing-crossgate...

AmyH commented 1 month ago

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Penzeys reopens at new location - Stuyvesant Plaza (Albany)

by Roger K 1 month ago

After closing at Crossgates Mall about 9 months ago, Penzeys has reopened in Stuyvesant Plaza. They are located on th...

Recommend Sauces for Rice and Vegetables

by westes 2 months ago

I typically cook for about four days of meals in advance, to accommodate my schedule and available time for cooking. ...

jill kibler commented 2 months ago

Replace Sesame in Spice Mix

by Nadybl 4 months ago

My son is allergic to sesame. So you could say it's fairly simple, when I encounter sesame, tahini or sesame oil in ...


salsailsa commented 2 months ago

Cayenne substitute for Passover

by timbrel2 2 months ago

It appears there is no cayenne for passover. Any thoughts on a substitute?


MikeG commented 2 months ago

Best mail-order spice company?

by Howard-2 13 years ago

I need some spices and I'm thinking of getting them from some mail-order spice company. What experiences have you ha...


granmabonnie commented 3 months ago

Season to Sear

by DTats0311 3 months ago

I made a beautiful Fillet Mignon last night. Seasoned with salt and pepper and once seared, I threw In Garlic, butter...

hill food commented 3 months ago

Does furikake expire?

by bmorecupcake 9 years ago

I have furikake that is two years old (according to the printed date on the top). Funny thing is that I know I purch...


MikeG commented 3 months ago

What Herb/Spice Do You Most Dislike?

by Perilagu Khan 4 years ago

I'm pretty much a spiceophile. Rare is the spice I do not love. The strongest exception to this rule, however, is Mex...


itsmejessica commented 4 months ago

"The 13 Spices"?

by BadBob 7 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...


liuzhou commented 4 months ago

Spice storage beside the stove?

by CalliopeToronto 4 months ago

It seems a small but "hot" thing in kitchen design these days are thin, pull out racks for food storage.....one my de...


CalliopeToronto commented 4 months ago

Help with my unruly spice containers & condiment bottles

by cstout 1 year ago

I have a ton of spices that are driving me crazy. I am looking at squatty tin boxes, tall glass jars, cardboard conta...


dianerda commented 4 months ago