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Whether you're creating your own custom blend or looking for a specific spice to enhance the flavor of your meal, our high quality spices will take your meal from everyday to gourmet.  With over one hundred whole spice varieties,  there's something for every baker, chef, cook or beginner!  For your convenience, you may also bring your empty jars into our store and we will refill them for you.
Please note that due to variance in each crop, the color and texture may slightly vary over time.

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Allspice

Even though its name suggests a mixture of spices, Allspice is the single berry from the Jamaican Bayberry Tree, which is native to the Caribbean and Central America. With its sweet pungent taste and intense scent, it can be substituted for cinnamon or nutmeg in many recipes. Allspice is great in pumpkin pie, banana bread, and cookies. It gives jerk spices their distinctive flavor.
$2.29

Allspice Ground

Even though its name suggests a mixture of spices, All Spice is the single berry from the Jamaican Bayberry Tree, which is native to the Caribbean and Central America. When ground the berries have a flavor similar to cinnamon, clove, nutmeg, ginger and pepper. All Spice is great in pumpkin pie, banana bread, and cookies.
$2.59

Ancho Powder

Made from dried poblano which is one of the sweetest of the dried chiles. It has a dark reddish brown color. The most commonly used dried chile in Mexico. Fruit, coffee, licorice, tobacco and raisin flavors. Used in moles, Mexican chili, sauces, soups, and baked dishes.
$2.29

Anise Seed

Annual member of the parsley family, native to the Eastern Mediterranean region. Tiny, gray-green egg shaped seeds of the anise plant that have a licorice flavor and are used for both sweet and savory dishes. Anise seed is featured in cakes, breads and liquors. Also great in fish and shellfish dishes, in marinades, with fruits, and vegetables.
$1.99

Anise Seed Ground

Annual member of the parsley family, native to the Eastern Mediterranean region. Tiny, gray-green egg shaped seeds of the anise plant that have a licorice flavor and are used for both sweet and savory dishes. Same wonderful spice as anise whole, except anise seed ground delivers flavor quicker and blends easier. Anise seed is featured in cakes, breads and liquors. Also wonderful with fish, shellfish, marinades, fruits and vegetables.
$1.99

Anise Star

Certainly the prettiest spice, it is also The Seasoned Home’s trademark. The whole perfect stars are really a beautiful wonder of nature, with eight points and a seed in each point. The anise plant has a strong licorice flavor and is used for both sweet and savory dishes. Anise star makes an attractive dinner garnish. They also add a lovely flavor and appearance floating in a cup of tea. The Chinese used star anise in many pork, chicken, and seafood dishes. Often reserved for craft use.
$3.49

Arrowroot Powder

Starchy white powder made from the stems of a tropical tuber. The roots are dried and ground into a fine white powder, which is used as a thickening agent. It becomes flavorless, odorless and clear when cooked. It should be mixed with a cold liquid before heated or added to hot mixtures. Use as you would corn starch, only use less, as arrowroot powder is stronger.
$1.99

Basil Leaf

Member of the mint family, also known as “sweet basil.” Called the “royal herb” by ancient Greeks. Used in Mediterranean cooking and Italian cuisine. Use in pesto, tomato sauces, with eggs, fish, shellfish (especially crab, shrimp, lobster), lamb, pork, beef, eggplant, zucchini, sweet peppers, salad dressings, with mozzarella and parmesan cheese. Basil complements and enhances almost anything.
$1.99

Basil Leaf Ground

Member of the mint family, also known as “sweet basil.” Called the “royal herb” by ancient Greeks. Used in Mediterranean cooking and Italian cuisine. Use in pesto, tomato sauces, with eggs, fish, shellfish (especially crab, shrimp, lobster), lamb pork, beef, eggplant, zucchini, sweet peppers, salad dressings, with mozzarella and parmesan cheese. Basil complements and enhances almost anything.
$2.29

Bay Leaf

Turkish Bay Leaves are the best in the world. The Bay Tree is native to the Eastern Mediterranean, but has long been cultivated in Northern Europe and the Americas. It came to symbolize wisdom and glory to the Greeks and the Romans. Bay leaves yield their flavor slowly, which makes them wonderful in slow cooked dishes. Bay leaves add great flavor to pork and beef roast, chicken, turkey, or ham. Bay leaves are also perfect for spaghetti sauce or chicken soup. Just use two or three leaves and remove before serving.
$1.99

Bay Leaf Ground

The Bay Tree is native to the Eastern Mediterranean, but has long been cultivated in Northern Europe and the Americas. Its leaf is one the most sought after culinary spices for flavoring savory dishes. Ground Bay Leaf will impart the same great flavor without having to hunt for and remove the whole leaf when done cooking. Add ground Bay Leaf carefully, as its flavor is stronger than the whole leaf, using about 1/8 tsp. in place of 1 whole leaf. Especially wonderful for seasoning fresh tomatoes, a bloody mary, soup, stew or in sauces.
$2.29

Caraway Seed

The early Greeks knew caraway could calm an upset stomach and used it to season food that was hard to digest. Caraway seed is a member of the parsley family. Its small crescent shaped brown seeds have a nutty, peppery, anise-like flavor. Caraway gives many south German and Austrian dishes their characteristic flavor, including rye bread, cabbage dishes like sauerkraut and coleslaw, pork, cheese, sauces, cream soups, goose and duck.
$1.99

Caraway Seed

The early Greeks knew caraway could calm an upset stomach and used it to season food that was hard to digest. Caraway seed is a member of the parsley family. Its small crescent shaped brown seeds have a nutty, peppery, anise-like flavor. Caraway gives many south German and Austrian dishes their characteristic flavor, including rye bread, cabbage dishes like sauerkraut and coleslaw, pork, cheese, sauces, cream soups, goose and duck.
$1.99

Cardamom

Cardamom is an extremely flavorful spice that is native to India. Cardamom’s flavor is compellingly strong, yet delicate and sweet with almost eucalyptus freshness. Cardamom enhances both sweet and savory flavors. Wonderful as a bakery spice, as well as a savory spice for curries. Use also to flavor fish, meatloaf, stews and sweet potatoes.
$5.29

Cardamom Ground

Cardamom is an extremely flavorful spice that is native to India. Cardamom’s flavor is compellingly strong, yet delicate and sweet with almost eucalyptus freshness. Cardamom enhances both sweet and savory flavors. Wonderful as a bakery spice, as well as a savory spice for curries. Use also to flavor fish, meatloaf, stews and sweet potatoes.
$5.29

Cayenne 20,000 Heat Units

Hot pungent powder made from tropical chiles. At 20,000 heat units (hu) this is a mild - medium spicy cayenne. Use in cheese sauces, with fish, shellfish, peppers, rice,tomato dishes, butter sauces, and any dish to which you want to add a little heat and chile flavor.
$2.29

Cayenne 40,000 Heat Units

Hot pungent powder made from tropical chiles. At 40,000 heat units (hu) this is a medium spicy cayenne. Use in cheese sauces, with fish, shellfish, peppers, rice, tomato dishes, butter sauces, and any dish to which you want to add a little heat and chile flavor.
$2.29

Cayenne Chile Flakes

A very common chile, cayenne is made from small, ripe chile peppers grown world wide. The flavor is tart, slightly smoky and intensely pungent. Use in BBQ sauces and chili. Also a key ingredient in a variety of hot sauces, particularly those employing vinegar as a preservative.
$2.29

Celery Salt

This blend is made up of ground and whole celery seed and salt. Use in Bloody Mary mix, as a seasoning on fish for grilling, or in traditional coleslaw and salad recipes.
$1.99

Celery Seed

Wild celery is an ancient European plant from which garden celery was bred in the seventeenth century. Many cooks love to add celery seed with pepper to season beef. Whole celery seed is used in potato salad, coleslaw, dressings, soups, pickling recipes, and rubbed on large cuts of meat.
$1.99

Celery Seed Ground

Wild celery is an ancient European plant from which garden celery was bred in the seventeenth century. Many cooks love to add celery seed with pepper to season beef. Ground celery seed is often mixed with salt and used as a seasoning, in cocktails (notably to enhance the flavor of Bloody Mary cocktails), on the Chicago-style hot dog, and in Old Bay Seasoning. Also used in potato salad, coleslaw, dressings, soups, and pickling recipes.
$1.99

Cheddar Cheese Powder

Our cheese powders are velvety smooth and rich in flavor. Cheese Powders are natural cheese, which has been dehydrated. This makes the powder self-stabilizing. Three pounds of cheese makes 2 pounds of powder. It enhances the flavor of any recipe. Wonderful for making sauce bases. Also great when mixed with bread crumbs (2-3 Tbs. per cup) for mushrooms, fish, shrimp and chicken. Sprinkle on pasta, steamed vegetables, baked potatoes and popcorn.
$2.99

Chipotle Morita Ground

Chipotle generally refers to any jalapeño that has been dried and smoked. The Morita is the mildest of the smoked chilies. It has a smoky, sweet, chocolaty flavor. Heat level = 5. Use in chili, beans, or sauces. It is also an attractive table top shaker.
$2.59

Chives

The smallest and most delicately flavored of the onion family, chives have long grown wild in Europe and North America. Freeze-drying allows chives to maintain a very close-to-fresh flavor and texture. Wonderful to have at your fingertips all year round. Wonderful used in salads, soups, sauces and baked potatoes.
$3.49