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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Where can I buy Cool Runnings seasonings?

by GenXer 10 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 11 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 10 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 12 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 1 year 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 3 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 1 year 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...

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 1 year 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...

Cavender's Greek Seasoning

by zackly 1 year ago

Anyone use this product? It's my new favorite seasoned salt. There's alchemy at work here. The whole is greater than the sum of its parts. I love it in potato preparations, chicken, fish etc.

Pepper Search

by Griff5 1 year ago

I'm looking for a pepper that will add kick to salsa but the heat will not linger on the tongue. Anyone know of such magic pepper or spice? Ben G.

Corned Beef with no spice packet?

by Hank 13 years ago

I'm going to make corned beef and cabbage (and potatoes, carrots, onions and celery) for the first time tomorrow. I just bought a 3-pound corned beef and was surprised to find there was no “spice ...

Trying to recreate Zahav Z&T cocktail

by doodlenoodle600 1 year ago

I had the Z&T at Zahav earlier this week and would love to recreate it at home. The menu describes the drink as “gin, zaatar, Byrrh” The drink didn’t have any spices visible so I think it mus...

Source for Spices

by dickgrub 1 year ago

A salute to HoundPower! Searching here for a spice vendor, I found a ten year old thread and was thereby led to World Spice Merchants. Excellent experience, excellent spices, excellent people.

Corned Beef & Cabbage HELP!

by OliveYou2 1 year ago

Has anyone tried Tyler Florence's recipe for Corned Beef & Cabbage? This is my first year making it. Due to some dietary restrictions (mainly salt) and my mom (the cook) being down with the flu, I ...

Almost flavorless ground coriander?

by TracyPark 1 year ago

Decades ago, I bought whole spices from Penzey's and ground my own. Since the selection at local grocery stores improved while at the same time mail order spices increased in cost, I've switched to...

Best Place to buy Bulk Spices in Altadena/Pasadena

by sauertea 1 year ago

I just discovered that Golden Market (formerly Family Grocery) on Washington has closed. This was my go to place for spices, dried fruit and a variety of international grains and ingredients. Any...