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      Adobo Seco ~ Certified Organic

      Adobo Seco meaning , “Adobo Dry” comes from the food culture of the Caribbean Islands. This seasoning salt is sprinkled or rubbed liberally on meats, fish or poultry before cooking.

       

      Sea Salt, Annatto, Onion, Oregano, Pepper, Cumin, Cilantro, Coriander, Paprika, Chile, Turmeric, Orange, Lemon, Lime.

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    • Afghan Seasoning ~ Certified Organic

      An excellent blend that complements lamb, pork, and fish. Rubbed on tuna before quickly searing, it provides a sharp contrast to the delicate flavor of the fish. It makes a wonderful seasoning base for a pork or lamb stew with onions.

      Contains: Black Pepper, Cumin Seed, Green Cardamom,Turmeric, and Coriander Seed.

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      Aji Amarillo Chiles

      40,000 ~ 50,000 Scoville Units

      Coming from Peru, this chile has a fruity aroma with a mild to medium heat.  Essential to Peruvian cooking, it is frequently used in ceviche, and is excellent in salsas, stews, and cream sauces.

      $4.25

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      Ajwain Seed ~ Certified Organic

      “Trachyspermum ammi”

      Ajwain comes from a small annual shrub with many branches of small feather-like leaves. The aroma and taste is very similar to Thyme with subtle variations in structure and piquancy.  It is very good for seasoning root vegetables, green beans, and lentils.

      $4.75

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      Alaea Hawaiian Salt

      A fine blend of sea salt and Hawaiin red clay, Alaea is used for seasoning and preserving foods.  A non-processed salt that is rich in trace minerals, it is an essential ingredient in making Kahlua Pig and Poke and is traditionally used in cleansing and purification ceremonies.

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      Aleppo Pepper

      6,000 ~ 10,000  Scoville Units

      Also known as Halaby Pepper, Aleppo has a moderate heat and a high oil content that doesn’t overpower its fruitiness.  It has a deliciously deep, aromatic flavor and is a wonderful substitute for traditional chile flakes.

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      Allspice Powder ~ Certified Organic

      “Pimenta dioica”

      The allspice is a unripe fruit of Pimenta dioica  tree most commonly found in Jamaica. It gets its name from the unique combination of aromas in its fruit, a blending of the tastes of cinnamon, cloves, and nutmeg with just a little peppery heat.  It is used in Jerks, marinades, pickling, pates,  and desserts. This is ground whole allspice.

      $5.25

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      Allspice, Whole ~ Certified Organic

      “Pimenta dioica”

      The allspice is a unripe fruit of Pimenta dioica most commonly found in Jamaica. It gets its name from the unique combination of aromas in its fruit, a blending of the tastes of cinnamon, cloves, and nutmeg with just a little peppery heat.  It is used in Jerks, marinades, pickling, pates,  and desserts.

      $5.00

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      Amchur

      “Mangifera indica”

      Amchur (also spelled amchoor) is unripe or green mango fruits which have been dried and ground.  It is used primarily in Indian cooking as an acidic flavoring in soups, chutneys, curries, and marinades, and is an essential ingredient in Chaat Masala.  Amchur has the same tenderizing qualities as lemon or lime juice, but only a 1/3 as much is needed.

      $4.75

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      Anaheim Chile Powder

      500 ~ 3,000 Scoville Units

      Also known as a New Mexican Chile, this is Anaheim chiles that have been ripened, dried, and ground.  Ripening enables a more developed sweetness and complex flavor than the unripe green chile.   Essential to new Mexican cuisine, it is typically used to make Chile Colorado .

      $5.00

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      Ancho Chile Powder ~ Certified Organic

      1,500 ~ 3,000 Scoville Units

      Anchos have a mild, sweet, fruity flavor.  An Ancho is a dried Poblano Pepper and often is mis-labeled as a Pasilla or Mulato pepper. Combined with Pasilla Negro and Mulato, it forms the Holy Trinity of chiles used to make moles.

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      Ancho Chiles

      1,000 to 1,500 Scoville Units

      Ancho translates as “wide” and is essentially a dried poblano.  With a somewhat sweet flavor with hints of raisins, plums, and a mild heat, it is among the most widely used chiles.

      $5.00

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      Anise Seed ~ Certified Organic

      “Pimpinella anisum”

      Anise is a member of the family of plants that includes caraway, cumin, dill, and fennel. Of all of these “umbels,” anise is the plant that has the strongest “licorice” flavor.  Anise is primarily associated with cakes, biscuits and candy, as well as rye breads. It is also used to flavor fish, poultry, soups and root vegetable dishes.

      $5.25

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      Annatto Powder ~ Certified Organic

      “Bixa orellana”

      Also known as Achiote, Annatto is slightly peppery and sweet with a hint of nutmeg.  It is used to color cheese and butter, and is a crucial ingredient in Mexican, Caribbean, and Latin American cuisine.

      $4.75

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      Annatto Seed ~ Certified Organic

      “Bixa orellana”

      Also known as Achiote, Annatto is slightly peppery and sweet with a hint of nutmeg.  It is used to color cheese and butter, and is a crucial ingredient in Mexican, Caribbean, and Latin American cuisine.  To make Annatto Oil, simmer 1/2 cup seeds in 1 cup of oil for 10 minutes.  Strain out the seeds and store in a tightly sealed container.

      $5.00

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      Apple Pie Spice ~ Certified Organic

      A comforting blend of spices that evokes memories of Grandma’s kitchen, Apple Pie Spice is crafted to accent rather than dominate your cooking.  This aromatic combination also complements French toast, pastries, and puddings.

      Contains: Cassia Cinnamon, True Cinnamon, Nutmeg, Cloves, and Mace.

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      Arrowroot Powder ~ Certified Organic

      “Maranta arundinacea”

      Arrowroot is valued chiefly for its thickening properties, and is often used in thickening clear sauces and glazes and jellies.  It thickens at a lower temperature than mixtures made with flour or cornstarch so it should be mixed with cool liquids before adding to hot.

      $4.00

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      Asafoetida

      “Ferula assafoetida”

      Though to some it can smell offensive, asafoetida tastes much like a combination of strong onions with a touch of earthy truffles.  The rich, distinctive taste is popular with many chefs as it can be used in a variety of applications.  Known as “Hing” in India, it is widely used in vegetarian dishes. Our Asafoetida is gluten-free for your dietary needs.

      $6.25

    • Attila's Imperial Rub ~ Certified Organic

      Some of you may recall that Attila was our Tamworth Hog, not the leader of the Huns.  And while not a barbarian, he often ate like one.  This, a tribute to him, is an excellent rub for pork, beef, poultry or even strong fish. Try a balsamic glaze at the end of roasting.

      Contains: Fennel Seed, Rosemary, Paprika, Coriander Seed, Black Peppercorns, Allspice, Thyme, Sage, Sea Salt, and Chiles.

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      Back Bay Seasoning

      These hand selected flavors inspired by the East Coast compliment Seafood, Poultry and Vegetables. May also be used in olive oil for dipping.

       

      Lemon, Shallots, Oregano, Rosemary, Thyme

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      Baharat (Gulf)

      Meaning “spices”, Baharat varies according to region.  Essential to Mid-Eastern cuisine they almost always contain pepper with several other complimentary spices.  This is a version typical of the Persian Gulf. Use as a dry rub with lamb, beef, poultry, or fish. Add to stews, lentils, or pilafs, or season vegetables prior to sauteing.

      Contains: Kashmiri Chile Powder, Cassia, Loomi, Black Peppercorns, Coriander Seed, Cumin Seed, Green Cardamom, Nutmeg, Cloves

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      Basil Leaf ~ Certified Organic

      “Ocimum basilicum”

      Basil is an annual herb belonging to the mint family, Lamiaceae. Basil leaves have a unique aroma that is not replicated by any other herb, making them an essential ingredient in cuisines of many countries. There are hundreds of species marketed as basil, but the herb most commonly used is the Mediterranean or “sweet” basil.

      $4.25

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      Bay Leaf ~ Certified Organic

      “Laurus nobilis”

      These are leaves from the evergreen bay laurel tree, also called bay laurel or laurel leaf. The leaves possess an earthy pungent aroma and are delicately fragrant, but have a bitter taste.  Bay leaves are used in pickling and marinating and to flavor stews, stuffing, rice, and fish.

      $4.00

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      Bezar Seasoning ~ Certified Organic

      Bezar is a blend of spices that varies from area to area throughout Arabia.  Our version is a flavorful collaboration that goes equally well with poultry, fish, beef, or lamb.  Bezar should not be a dominant flavor that stands out but rather one that accents and adds intrigue.

      Contains: Cumin, Fennel, Cassia Cinnamon, Turmeric, Coriander, Black Pepper, and Chile Peppers.

      $33.75

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      Black Truffle Salt

      The combination of sea salt with the Italian Black Summer Truffle, results in an intense and complex seasoning that will elevate your culinary adventures. Use it to enhance eggs, pasta, potatoes, red meats, or even to transform popcorn.

      $13.00

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      Blackening Seasoning ~ Certified Organic

      To pan-blacken fish, chicken, pork, or beef, heat a heavy skillet over high heat. Brush your food with oil and thickly encrust it with Blackening Seasoning mixed with salt to taste. Pan fry for 1-2 minutes per side or until desired done-ness is reached.

      Contains: Paprika, Cayenne, Garlic, Black Pepper, White Pepper, Thyme, Jalapeno, Mustard, and Oregano.

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      Blueberry Sugar

      Fresh blueberries and pure can sugar. It’s terrific flavor and beautiful color will provide an eye-catching contrast to ice cream, salads, and light colored desserts as well as a striking rim on your cocktail glass.

      $6.00

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      Bolivian Rose Salt

      Bolivian Rose is harvested at the heart of the Andes Mountain Range. The natural rose color makes this one of the most beautiful salts and the exceptional flavor will enhance any dish.

      $5.00

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      Booda's Berbere ~ Certified Organic

      Berbere is used in traditional Ethiopian stews known as “wats”.  It also makes a delicious coating for meats and vegetables that are to be fried. For some…it may be warm.

      Contains: Paprika, Red Pepper, Cumin, Fenugreek, Black Pepper, Cardamom, Coriander, Ginger, Turmeric, Cassia Cinnamon, Allspice, Cloves, and Ajwain.

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      Caraway Seed ~ Certified Organic

      “Carum carvi”

      Caraway seed’s flavor is a blend of dill and anise~pleasantly sweet, but slightly biting and aromatic.  It is an essential ingredient in German and Scandinavian cooking and is used in pork dishes, breads, cheeses, Tunisian Harissa, and some masalas as well as flavoring Akvavit.

      $4.25

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      Cardamom Pods, Black

      “Amomum subulatum”

      Black cardamom has a distinctly more astringent aroma than green cardamom, though not bitter, with a coolness similar to mint and camphor.  An important component of some versions of Garam Masala it is also used in savory dals and rice dishes.

      $7.00

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      Cardamom Pods, Green ~ Certified Organic

      “Elettaria cardomomum”

      Cardamom is the fruit of a tropical plant related to ginger.  It has a lemony, flowery aroma, and a fruity, bittersweet flavor.  Essential to the cuisine of India and the Middle East it is also a popular ingredient in Turkish or Arabic coffee and in Scandinavian-style cakes and pastries.

      $7.50

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      Cardamom Powder ~ Certified Organic

      “Elettaria cardomomum”

      Cardamom is the fruit of a tropical plant related to ginger.  It has a lemony, flowery aroma, and a fruity, bittersweet flavor.  Essential to the cuisine of India and the Middle East it is also a popular ingredient in Turkish or Arabic coffee and in Scandinavian-style cakes and pastries. This is ground cardamom seeds.

      $8.00

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      Cascabel Chiles

      1,500 to 3,000 Scoville Units

      Cascabel means “little bell” and has a mild acidic bite with a nutty, tobacco-like flavor and smoky overtones.  Use in sauces, stews, soups, and relishes as well as casseroles and salsas

      $5.00

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      Casco Bay Seasoning ~ Certified Organic

      Based on a Northwest “Pot-Latch” seasoning, this is a delicious blend that perfectly accents strong fish such as Salmon, Mackerel, or Bluefish.  Excellent as well on beef, poultry, potatoes, and corn on the cob.

      Contains: Paprika, Black Pepper, Garlic, White Pepper, Cumin Seed, Sea Salt, Fennel Seed, Thyme, Onion, Celery Seed, and Cayenne.

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      Catnip ~ Certified Organic

      “Nepeta cataria”

      Catnip, as the name suggests, is the “herb” of choice among cats.  A tiny amount is usually sufficient to turn even the most sluggish of felines into a foolish kitten.  A member of the mint family it is frequently used in teas and is popular as a seasoning in sauces, soups, and stews.

      Precautions: Not recommended for use while pregnant.

      $3.75

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      Cayenne Chile Powder ~ Certified Organic

      30,000 ~ 50,000 Scoville Units

      The Cayenne is a red, hot, chile pepper used to flavor dishes and for medicinal purposes.  Named for the city of Cayenne in French Guiana, it is related to bell peppers, jalapenos, and many others.

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      Celery Seed ~ Certified Organic

      “Apium graveolens”

      Celery Seed tastes similar to table celery, with its warm, slightly bitter, aromatic flavor.  It is used in the ethnic cuisines of Germany, Russia, and the orient.  Add to coleslaw, potato salad,  or sprinkle lightly on beef before grilling.

      $4.75

    • Chaat Masala

      Chaat Masala is an all purpose Indian Spice Blend that is both tangy and spicy.  It is traditionally used on street and snack foods and on fruit salads but is also the main seasoning in many dishes. It makes a nice addition to fried potatoes and vegetables.

      Contains: Amchur, Cumin Seed, Kala Namak, Coriander Seed, Black Pepper, Cloves, Ajwain, Fennel Seed, Cassia Cinnamon, Green Cardamom, Chile Peppers, and Asafoetida.

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      Chervil

      “Anthriscus cerefolium”

      A classic ingredient in the French Fines Herbes, Chervil is reminiscent of a blend of Parsley and Anise.  Excellent paired with fish, carrots, and new potatoes, it is the defining taste in a Bearnaise Sauce.

      $4.95

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      Chile Pepper Flakes ~ Certified Organic

      5,000 ~ 6,000 Scoville Units

      These are dried and crushed chiles including the membranes and seeds.  They are commonly used to add mild heat to many dishes.

      $5.00

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      Chile Pepper Flakes, Chipotle

      5,000 ~ 15,000 Scoville Units

      Made from red jalapeno peppers that have been wood-smoked, chipotle peppers are rich, smoky and hot (but not searing).  Used extensively in Southwestern and Mexican cuisine, it will add a warm depth to your favorite dishes.  Similar in flavor to our ground chipotle, these flakes will add little bursts of heat and smokiness to your cooking rather than melding into the background.

      $5.00

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      Chile Powder, Medium Roast ~ Certified Organic

      Dried and roasted chiles.  This is pure Chile powder with nothing else added.  Makes a great base for your chili, tacos, or rubs. Very mild heat.

      $5.25

    • Chinese Five Spice ~ Certified Organic

      Five Spice is used throughout southern China and Vietnam to season roast meat and poultry.  Five-spice powder encompasses all five flavors – sweet, sour, bitter, pungent, and salty. A little goes a long way. It is an excellent addition to marinades and is most famous for Five Spice Duck.

      Contains: Star Anise, Cloves, Cassia Cinnamon, Fennel Seed, and Black Pepper.

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      Chipotle Chile Powder ~ Certified Organic

      5,000 ~ 15,000 Scoville Units

      Made from red jalapeno peppers that have been wood-smoked, chipotle peppers are rich, smoky, and hot (but not searing).  Used extensively in Southwestern and Mexican cuisine it will add a warm depth to your favorite dishes.

      $5.50

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      Chipotle Meco Chiles

      3,500 to 8,000 Scoville Units

      These chiles are smoked for a much longer time than Morita chipotles.  As such, they are rarer and highly prized.  They have a strong smoky flavor with hints of grass and fruit. Use to flavor sauces, stews, salsas, marinades, and moles.

      $5.00

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      Chipotle Morita Chiles

      3,500 to 8,000 Scoville Units

      Typically smoked jalapenos, the morita or “little blackberry” is the most commonly known chile in North America.  They have a sweet, smoky flavor with hints of chocolate and a fairly consistent heat. Use to season sauces, stews, salsas, chili, marinades, and soups.

      $5.00

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      Chives ~ Certified Organic

      “Allium schoenoprasum”

      Chives are one of the “fines herbes” of French cuisine, which also include tarragon, chervil and/or parsley.  Chives will add a subtle onion flavor and are great added to scrambled eggs and cottage cheese.

      $3.50

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      Cilantro ~ Certified Organic

      “Coriandrum sativum”

      An herb in the parsley family, cilantro refers to the flat green leaves and stems of the coriander plant. It has a lively, pungent aroma and a sharp parsley-citrus flavor.  It is used extensively in Thai, Indian, and Mexican cuisine and is excellent in salsas.

      $3.50

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      Cinnamon Powder, Cassia ~ Certified Organic

      “Cinnamomum aromaticum”

      Cassia is a close relative of both True and Saigon Cinnamon.  As with these species, the dried bark of the Cassia tree is used as a spice.  The most widely recognized form of cinnamon in the U. S., it has an oil content of approximately 1.6%.

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      Cinnamon Powder, Saigon ~ Certified Organic

      “Cinnamomum loureiroi”

      Also known as Vietnamese cinnamon, Saigon cinnamon typically has an oil content between 3 and 6 percent.  Generally, it is stronger and sweeter than Cassia cinnamon and therefore you may be able to reduce the amount called for in recipes.  Preferred by pastry chefs for adding that extra strong cinnamon flavor.  Delicious sprinkled on oranges or added to coffee.

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      Cinnamon Powder, True ~ Certified Organic

      “Cinnamomum zeylanicum”

      Also known as Ceylon cinnamon, it is made using only the thin inner bark, and has a finer, less dense, and more crumbly texture than either Cassia or Saigon Cinnamon. It is considered to be less strong than cassia and is the preferred cinnamon in Europe and Mexico. It has a low oil content and a delicate flavor with citrus and flowery overtones.

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      Cinnamon Sugar

      Bring back warm memories of childhood with classic cinnamon & sugar combination.

      $6.00

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      Citric Acid

      Also known as Sour Salt, citric acid is a natural preservative and is used to add a sour taste to foods and beverages.  It may also be used to reduce spoilage in sprouting, by adding a teaspoon per quart to soak and rise water.

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      Clove Powder ~ Certified Organic

      “Syzygium aromaticum”

      Cloves have a sweet, somewhat penetrating flavor which is also rich and sultry.  Often used in desserts, cakes, pies, custards, and liqueurs, they also pair well with ham and are essential to many Indian dishes.

      $5.50

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      Cloves, Whole ~ Certified Organic

      “Syzygium aromaticum”

      Cloves have a sweet, somewhat penetrating flavor which is also rich and sultry.  Often used in desserts, cakes, pies, custards, and liqueurs, they also pair well with ham and are essential to many Indian dishes.

      $5.50

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      Coriander Seed Powder ~ Certified Organic

      “Coriandrum sativum”

      Coriander seeds are the fruit of the plant known in the U.S. as Cilantro. The seeds have a lemony citrus flavor when crushed, and have also been described as warm, nutty, spicy, and orange-flavored.  It is a common ingredient in curries, pickling spices, and various sweet and savory dishes.

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      Coriander Seed ~ Certified Organic

      “Coriandrum sativum”

      Coriander seeds are the fruit of the plant known in the U.S. as Cilantro. The seeds have a lemony citrus flavor when crushed, and have also been described as warm, nutty, spicy, and orange-flavored.  It is a common ingredient in curries, pickling spices, and various sweet and savory dishes.

      $4.25

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      Crazy Cats Creole Seasoning ~ Certified Organic

      A classic American spice blend. Thanks to our displaced cousins to the South we have this zesty combination that is great on steaks, seafood, chicken, and just about anything that you want to add a little kick to. A taste of Louisiana for those of us in the North.

      Contains: Paprika, Garlic, Onion, Basil, Black Pepper, Oregano, Thyme, White Pepper, and Cayenne.

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      Cream of Tartar

      Used to increase and stabilize beaten egg whites in meringues and angel food cake, Cream of Tartar is a natural byproduct of making wine.  It can also be used to make baking powder. Use 1/4 tsp. per 4 egg whites and add to the egg whites while beating. To make baking powder, combine 2 tsp. Cream of Tartar, 1 tsp. baking soda and 1 tsp Cornstarch and blend well.

      $5.00

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      Cumin Seed Powder ~ Certified Organic

      “Cuminum cyminum”

      Cumin is an aromatic spice with a distinctive bitter flavor and strong, warm aroma due to its high oil content.  The aromatic, somewhat bitter flavor is essential to good chili and is an indispensable ingredient in Indian, Cuban, Mexican, and Middle Eastern cuisine.

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      Cumin Seed ~ Certified Organic

      “Cuminum cyminum”

      Cumin is an aromatic spice with a distinctive bitter flavor and strong, warm aroma due to its high oil content.  The aromatic, somewhat bitter flavor is essential to good chili and is an indispensable ingredient in Indian, Cuban, Mexican, and Middle Eastern cuisine.

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      Curry Gift Package

      This package will over 4 of our most popular curries. Explore the different flavors of curry from all around a the globe.

      Curry Powder, Ivory Coast Curry, Jamaican Curry, Sri Lankan Curry.

      $26.00

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      Curry Leaves ~ Certified Organic

      “Murraya koenigii”

      Curry leaves are highly aromatic and valued as a seasoning in South Indian and Sri Lankan cuisine.  However, they are not responsible for the distinctive taste of curry.

      $4.00

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      Curry Powder ~ Certified Organic

      The British developed curry powders in order to provide a ready-made spice mixture that was equivalent to the seasonings they had become accustomed to while in southern India. Curry powder is an excellent addition to scrambled eggs, dips, and sauces.

      Contains: Coriander, Cumin, Turmeric, Fenugreek, Green Cardamom, Ginger, Mustard, Black Pepper, Cassia Cinnamon, Chile Pepper, and Cloves.

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      Cyprus Black Lava Salt

      Mediterranean sea salt flakes are combined with activated charcoal. This creates both a dramatic color and the unique texture of this salt. The delicate pyramid shapes are the perfect finishing touch for your fine cuisine and actually crunch when you bite down on them.  Try sprinkled on a salad just before serving.

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      Dark Cocoa Sugar

      Sugar and chocolate naturally go together.  As a gourmet topping for ice cream, desserts, and especially dairy-based cocktails, our dark chocolate sugar is hard to beat.

      $5.00

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      De Arbol Chile Powder

      25,000 ~ 30,000 Scoville Units

      Meaning “treelike”, De Arbol has a bold heat and a nutty, grass-like flavor with hints of smoke. Use in sauces, soups, stews, rubs, stir frys, and chili.

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      De Arbol Chiles

      25,000 to 35,000 Scoville Units

      A favorite in Mexican cuisine, de Arbol, meaning “treelike”,have a bold heat and a nutty, grass-like flavor with hints of smoke. Use them in sauces, soups, stews, rubs, stir frys, and in chili or tamales.

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      Design your Own Culinary Gift Package

      This option gives you the choices of any of our culinary blends to be added to a package you design for that special person in your life.

       

      Choose 4 different Culinary Blends and insert your choice into the message area of Special Instructions section when you check out.

      $26.00

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      Dill Seed ~ Certified Organic

      “Anethum graveolens”

      Dill seed has a flavor somewhat similar to caraway, but also resembling that of fresh or dried dill weed. It is commonly used as an ingredient in pickles, dressings, and sauces.

      $4.25

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      Dill Weed ~ Certified Organic

      “Anethum graveolens”

      Dill’s fern-like leaves are aromatic, and are used to flavor many foods, such as gravlax (cured salmon) and borscht . Dill weed and dill seed are widely used in Russian, German, Hungarian, Indian, and Scandinavian cooking, although in distinctly different ways.  Excellent in salads and scrambled eggs.

      $4.25

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      Duqqa ~ Certified Organic

      Pronounce Due-ka, and originally from Egypt, Duqqa is a savory blend that is used as a dip with bread and olive oil.  It also makes a great coating for fish, lamb, and poultry, or try sprinkled on salads and vegetables.

      Contains: Hazelnuts, Sunflower Seed, Coriander Seed, Sesame Seed, Black Peppercorns, Cumin Seed, Fennel Seed, Spearmint, and Sea Salt.

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      Durango - Hickory Smoked Salt

      A fine flake sea salt that has been naturally smoked with hickory, Durango has a clean, full flavor without any bitterness. Evoking the flavors of Southern Barbecue, it pairs well with beef, poultry, and especially pork.

      $6.00

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      Eastern River Cattle Cover

      An Adobo style blend, Eastern River has a deep and rich flavor that works well with almost all meats. Excellent as a dry rub on your favorite cut of beef.  Great on burgers before grilling. Try dredging seafood prior to coating with egg and flour.

      Contains: Chile Pepper Powder, Black Pepper, Cocoa, Garlic, Cumin, Coffee, Chipotle Chile Pepper, Onion, Sea Salt, Oregano, and Saigon Cinnamon.

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      Epazote ~ Certified Organic

      “Chenopodium ambrosioides”

      Also known as Mexican tea or Pigweed, Epazote is native to Southern Mexico. It has a strong flavor that is similar to Oregano with a tang.  Like Cilantro it can be an acquired taste but is considered essential to many Mexican bean dishes and is believed to reduce intestinal gas.

      $5.00

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      Fair Winds Fish Seasoning ~ Certified Organic

      An herbal blend with a touch of citrus, Fair Winds will go well with most any fish or seafood. It is also a great seasoning for potatoes, pasta, and poultry, or try blending with sour cream or yogurt for a light dip.

      Contains: Dill Weed, Lemon Peel, Basil, Garlic, Oregano, Celery Seed, Onion, and Black Pepper.

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      Fennel Seed ~ Certified Organic

      “Forniculum vulgare”

      Fennel has an anise-like flavor but is more aromatic, sweeter and less pungent.  Widely used in Indian and Italian cooking, fennel seed is also a key ingredient in Chinese Five Spice and Panch Phoron.  It marries well with tomatoes, sausage, and pork dishes.

      $4.00

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      Fenugreek Leaves

      “Trigonella foenum-graecum”

      Also known as Kasuri Methi, this mildly bitter herb is popular in Indian and Persian cuisine.  It pairs well with potatoes, dals, and poultry, and is featured in many vegetarian dishes.

      $4.00

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      Fenugreek Seed ~ Certified Organic

      “Trigonella foenum-graecum”

      The major use of fenugreek is in curry powders, chutneys and pickles.  Fenugreek has a smoky caramel like flavor when cooked, but a bitter aftertaste when eaten raw.  It is also used to make mapeline, which is the primary flavoring for artificial maple syrup.

      $4.25

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      Fernando's Sacred Seasoning ~ Certified Organic

      An outstanding blend to season your favorite cut of beef, this savory combination of herbs and spices will enhance the natural flavors of your meat rather than overwhelm it.  For those of you that prefer a more traditional Steak Seasoning, this one is quite different from Eastern River Cattle Cover.

      Contains: Black Pepper, Celery Seed, Garlic, Onion, Paprika, Sea Salt, Sugar, and Nutmeg.

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      File' Powder

      “Sassafras albidum”

      File’ is the powdered leaves of the Sassafras tree.  A necessary ingredient for Cajun and Creole cuisine, it is essential for making many types of Gumbo.  It has a slight aroma of eucalyptus and the flavor is reminiscent of Savory and Thyme.  It is also used as a thickener but do not boil as the results are unpleasant.

      $5.25

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      Fire & Smoke

      This subtle blend will add instant heat and a depth of smoky flavor. Perfect for grilling when you want to ratchet the spice up a notch. Try sprinkled on chops, steaks, fish, chicken, or dusted across potato salad, deviled eggs, or corn on the cob.

      Contains: Black Pepper, Hickory Smoked Sea Salt, Cayenne Pepper, Smoked Serrano Chiles

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      Foghorn's Brining Blend ~ Certified Organic

      Foghorn Leghorn in a bucket of brine, with these fine spices and herbs.  What more needs to be said?  A prolonged soak in this blend will leave your poultry infused with a wonderful citrus and herb flavor.

      Contains: Orange Peel, Lemon Peel, Black Pepper, Cassia Cinnamon, Crystallized Ginger, Coriander, Thyme, Rosemary, Allspice, and Bay Leaves.

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      Galangal Powder ~ Certified Organic

      “Alpinia officinalis”

      Galangal, also known as Blue Ginger, has a perfume-like taste and a sharp spiciness. It is featured prominently in Asian and Indian cuisine and it combines well with both lemongrass and ginger.

      $4.75

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      Garam Masala ~ Certified Organic

      This is the principal spice blend of North Indian cooking. Garam Masla is generally used with restraint and is often used with lamb, chicken, rice, cous-cous, and Biryanis.

      Contains: Cumin, Cassia Cinnamon, Black Pepper, Green Cardamom, Coriander, Cloves, and Mace.

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      Garcinia Fruit ~ Certified Organic

      “Garcinia indica”

      May be effective as an appetite suppressant and in assisting with weight loss, and has long been used in Indian cuisine as a souring agent. Also known as kokum.

      Precautions: Should not be taken by those with diabetes or Alzheimer’s Disease.  Should not be used if pregnant or nursing or by those taking statins.

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      Garlic Granules ~ Certified Organic

      “Allium sativum”

      Garlic has a spicy, pungent flavor that sweetens and mellows when cooked.  It is one of the most widely used seasonings in cuisines around the world and pairs well with onions, meats, and many savory dishes.

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      Ghost Chiles

      880,000 to 1,014,000 Scoville Units

      Also known as the Bhut Jolokia or Naga Morich, the Ghost Pepper is similar in appearance to the Habanero but is 2-3 times as hot. With an intense flavor and insane heat, this chile can hurt you. Wear gloves, hold at a distance, and don’t touch anything you might regret.  Enjoy…cautiously.

      $6.00

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      Ghost Pepper Salt

      Made from pure sea salt and the infamous Bhut Jolokia pepper (Ghost Chile), this is sure to add some spice to whatever you decide to sprinkle it on. While the Ghost Pepper has measured in excess of 1 million Scoville units, this salt has great flavor in addition to great heat.

      $6.00

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      Ginger Root Powder ~ Certified Organic

      “Zingiber officinale”

      Ginger has a slightly biting and hot taste. Its aroma is rich, sweet, warm, and woody. Ground ginger is predominantly used used in curries, sauces, rubs, and sweet dishes.

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      Ginger, Crystallized ~ Certified Organic

      “Zingiber officinale”

      Crystallized ginger is fresh ginger that has been slowly cooked in sugar water then rolled in coarse sugar to preserve it. It is commonly used in desserts, ice cream, brines, and mulling spices.

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      Grains of Paradise

      “Aframomum melegueta”

      Grains of Paradise were named by medieval spice traders seeking to inflate the price; they claimed that these seeds grew only in Eden, and had to be collected as they floated down the rivers out of paradise. Once used as a substitute for black pepper, they have a zesty flavor reminiscent of pepper, with hints of flowers, coriander and cardamom. Prized by both brewers and chefs.

      $6.50

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      Guajillo Chile Powder

      2,500 ~ 5,000 Scoville Units

      Guajillo ‘s flavor is slightly fruity with a piney, berry under taste.  They have a slight smokiness with a mild warmth and are among the most commonly used chiles in Mexico.

      $5.00

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      Guajillo Chiles

      2,500 to 3,000 Scoville Units

      Guajillo chiles have a fruity taste with a hint of pine and berry.  They have a slight smokiness with a mild warmth.  Among the most commonly used chiles in Mexico, they are frequently used in sauces, stews, and soups.

      $5.00

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      Habanero Chile Powder

      200,000 ~ 350,000 Scoville Units

      This is pure ground habaneros.   Not quite as extreme as the mighty Ghost Pepper, but it has a lingering intense heat that lets your tongue and lips know that you might have just made a mistake. With its fruity and sometimes floral flavor, it pairs well with salsas, ceviche, fruit, seafood and is an excellent addition to homemade barbecue sauces and rubs.

      $6.00

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      Habanero Chiles

      200,000 to 350,000 Scoville Units

      The Habanero has a fruity, and sometimes floral flavor.  Related to the Scotch Bonnet, its intense heat lingers and pairs well with salsas, ceviche, fruit, cheese, and tomato dishes.

      $5.00

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      Habanero Sugar

      The fiery, lingering, fruity heat of habanero chiles mingled with pure cane sugar is perfect for adding that extra kick along with a little sweetness.  Excellent as a rimming sugar for margaritas or mojitos.  It also pairs well with chocolate, seafood, and fruit salads.

      $5.00

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      Harissa ~ Certified Organic

      Harissa hails from North Africa and is a fiery blend that is a staple of Tunisian cuisine.  Mix with Olive Oil and a little water to make a thick paste and use as a condiment, or unmixed as a seasoning for meats, stews, and couscous. Try blending with plain white yogurt and use as a dip or spread for sandwiches.

      Contains: Paprika, Sea Salt, Cumin Seed, Smoked Paprika, Garlic, Cassia Cinnamon, Chile Peppers, Caraway Seed, Coriander Seed, Lemon Peel, Spearmint, and Bird’s Eye Chiles.

      from $5.75

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