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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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Onion Granules

This granulated onion adds the flavor of sweet onion without the salt. 1 Tbs. of granulated onion is about equal to 1 medium fresh onion. Use in any recipe that calls for onion. It is often used in salad dressings, soups and broths, BBQ sauces, and dips.
$1.99

Onion Minced

These minced onions will provide a delicious onion taste without the watery eyes associated with chopping fresh onions. Great to keep on hand for when you don’t have a fresh onion available. Use 3 Tablespoons minced in place of 1/2 cup fresh chopped onions. Great tossed in soups, stews, sauces, meatloaf, and omelettes. Sprinkle on steamed vegetables while cooking.
$2.29

Onion Powder

Onion powder is made from finely ground dehydrated bulb onions, and is rich in the distinctive flavor and aroma of the onion. As a powder, this concentrated form of onion is easy to use and measure, making it ideal for many recipes, and saving you time and tears. One teaspoon of onion powder is equivalent to 1/3 cup chopped fresh onion. Onion powder can be used in nearly any recipe that requires fresh onions. A cooking staple, onion powder is excellent when added to dry rubs and marinades, dressings, soups, potatoes, breads and more.
$1.99

Orange Peel Granules

Our Orange Peel granules use only the outer zest of the orange. Their flavor is so tangy you will think you are using fresh orange peel! The only difference is that it is much more convenient. It is wonderful in breads, or any baked goods like cheesecakes and other desserts. It is also great in marinades, rice, or to spice up a hot or iced tea. To use, you only need to add 1/3 of the recipe’s requirement for fresh. To re-hydrate, use three parts water to one part orange peel and soak for 15 minutes.
$3.49

Oregano Greek Leaf

Native to the Mediterranean and Western Asia, Oregano is Greek for ‘joy of the mountain,” and it is also known as a wild marjoram. A member of the mint family, not as sweet as marjoram, and with a stronger peppery flavor and aroma, Greek Oregano provides a robust, zesty addition to Greek, Italian and Mexican dishes. It is milder than Mexican oregano. The flavor complements all tomato dishes and is good with meats, poultry, fish, shellfish, lamb, game, sausage, artichokes, pasta, beans, and egg dishes.
$3.49

Oregano Mexican Leaf

Similar to Greek Oregano, but with a stronger flavor. Grows in Mexico and Central America, and goes well with spicy foods. Great in chili, guacamole and salsa, or with tomatoes, artichokes, poultry, fish, soups, pork and peppers.
$3.49

Paprika Hungarian Sweet

Hungarian sweet paprika is a traditional spice with delicious flavor. One of the best spices we remember from grandma’s kitchen. Hungary has the sunshine needed for sweet, robust flavor and knowledgeable farmers who harvest the crops when they’ve ripened to perfection. Hungarian paprika is the choice for many European dishes such as goulash, chicken paprikash, and stuffed bell peppers. It is also wonderful for deviled eggs, potato and pasta salads, baked chicken and fish.
$2.29

Paprika Spanish

Paprika is a powder made by grinding sweet red pepper pods that range from slightly sweet and mild to pungent and moderately hot. The color ranges from bright red orange to deep blood red. Used in European and Spanish cuisines. This version is on the milder side with a touch of sweetness. Use with poultry, fish and shellfish, lamb, potatoes, rice, pork, veal, beef, goulash. It is an essential ingredient in paprikash or cream of paprika soup.
$2.29

Paprika Spanish: Hot Smoked

This smoked Spanish Paprika has an incredible rich flavor and great color. It is a popular ingredient in many Mediterranean recipes and essential to Spanish cuisine. The peppers are slowly dried in an oak wood oven resulting in a hot, smoky flavor. Paprika lends a rich reddish color to your favorite dishes, and is recommended as a flavoring in sauces and soups. It is also a delicious complement to meat and poultry stews, egg dishes, steamed vegetables and rice dishes. Makes a colorful garnish on deviled eggs and potato salad.
$3.29

Paprika Spanish: Smoked

Naturally smoky, rich, and sweet, Spanish paprika has an incredible flavor and great color. The peppers are slowly dried for many weeks over an oak-burning fire, giving paprika its wonderful smoky sweet taste. Sprinkle on chicken and fish before cooking. Also great in sauces, soups, salad dressings and bean dishes. Makes a colorful garnish on deviled eggs and potato salad.
$2.29

Parsley

Parsley is probably America’s favorite herb. Native to the Mediterranean region, parsley is loaded with vitamins and minerals. The chlorophyll content cleanses the pallet, so eat your parsley! Parsley is also very light in weight, one ounce will give you nearly a couple of cups. Use parsley with soups, stews, compound butters, fish, shellfish, poultry, game, pasta, potatoes, rice, pork, beef, and vegetable dishes. Makes a beautiful garnish.
$3.49

Poppy Seed

Native to the Mediterranean and Asia, poppy seeds have a bold, nutty flavor and have dozens of popular applications. Poppy seeds add both flavor and texture to breads, cookies, muffins, cakes and other baked goods, and are sometimes added to hamburger and hot dog buns to give them a little crunch. Try adding a few pinches to other favorites like pancake batter or salad dressing. You can buy poppy seeds for uses outside of the kitchen, too. Their pleasing color and shape make them a popular additive to homemade bars of soap, in which they serve as a mild exfoliate.
$1.99

Porcini Mushroom Powder

A wild mushroom with a broad cap that is brown/tan in color. Pungent, earthy, woodsy flavor and aroma. This fine, flour-like powder is the perfect way to add a delicious mushroom flavor to any dish, without changing the texture. Great for sauces, stews, soups, risottos and stuffing. Mix porcini powder with flour, sea salt, and pepper to make a breading for fresh wild mushrooms, such as morels, before sautéing in olive oil or clarified butter.
$3.49

Roasted Cocoa Nibs

Roasted cocoa nibs are truly an interesting ingredient in most dessert applications. There is only one catch . . . munching on nibs can become addictive. Store tightly wrapped at room temperature in a dark, dry place. Use these cocoa nibs as you would nuts in any of your favorite recipes. Nibs can be added to ice cream, sprinkled into sauces, and used as plate decoration. Pulse slightly in a coffee grinder and use as a coating for hand rolled truffles.
$2.59

Romano Cheese Powder

Our cheese powders are velvety smooth and rich in flavor. Cheese Powders are natural cheese, which has been dehydrated. 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.
$2.79

Rosemary

Rosemary has been used since 500 B.C. and is native to the Mediterranean where it grows wild. It is a member of the mint family with strong flavors similar to that of lemon, mint, and pine. Use to season lamb, mushroom dishes, stuffing, casseroles, poultry, fish, game, grains, pork, beef, and vegetables, or infuse with your favorite olive oil or vinegar.
$1.99

Rosemary Cracked

Rosemary has been used since 500 B.C. and is native to the Mediterranean where it grows wild. It is a member of the mint family with strong flavors similar to that of lemon, mint, and pine. Cracked rosemary has been through a grinder to reduce its size. Use to season lamb, mushroom dishes, stuffing, casseroles, poultry, fish, game, grains, pork, beef, and vegetables, or infuse with your favorite olive oil or vinegar.
$2.29

Saffron

Saffron is considered to be one of the worlds most expensive spices! The individual stigmas of the flower are pulled by hand then left to dry, resulting in threads of Saffron. It is used widely for flavor as well as food coloring. Just a few threads will go a long way! Try Saffron in paella, bread or on fish. Our Saffron is sold in a small jar and is $15 for half of a gram.
$15.00

Sage Leaf Rubbed

Native to the Northern Mediterranean, sage is known as the emblem of good health and domestic tranquility. Sage is very pungent, which means you only need to use a small amount for good flavor. Sage is a must for stuffing, especially for turkey. It also makes a nice salt-free rub for roasted pork, chicken, or duck.
$2.29

Savory

Savory is highly aromatic, as the name suggests. It is native to the eastern Mediterranean. Savory is related to the mint family, and has an aroma and flavor that is similar to a combination of mint and thyme. Use to season pates, soups, pork, poultry, fish and bean dishes. Savory also goes well with goat cheese, lamb, grilled meats, game and chicken livers.
$2.99

Sesame Seed

The first recorded seasoning in history, dating back to 3,000 B.C. and has long been cultivated in Asia and Africa. The seeds are made up of roughly 50% oil, which makes them excellent for cooking. Black sesame seeds have a stronger earthier taste than the lighter colored seeds. Great added to green or pasta salads, stir-fry, and dressings. Also wonderful for seasoning rice, encrusting beef or chicken, or sautéing vegetables. It is also popular in making breads, rolls, and crackers.
$1.99

Sesame Seed Black

The first recorded seasoning in history, dating back to 3,000 B.C. and has long been cultivated in Asia and Africa. The seeds are made up of roughly 50% oil, which makes them excellent for cooking. Black sesame seeds have a stronger earthier taste than the lighter colored seeds. Use to decorate and flavor breads, to garnish rice, vegetables, salads, sushi or California rolls. Coat fresh tuna in these seeds before searing in a hot sauté pan with dark toasted sesame oil for a flavored dish with nice presentation.
$2.29

Shallots

Tossing in a few Shallots can enhance any dish. The flavor is sweet and delicate. Freeze-dried shallots make a nice addition to any dish without being quite as overwhelming as garlic or onion. Shallots help make wonderful sauces with butter and white wine used with shrimp or scallops. Also used in sauces vegetables or salad dressings. They can be easily powdered and sprinkled over chicken, fish, or beef.
$4.50

Sumac Whole Dried Berries

The decorative sumac bush is native to Turkey and grows wild through the Middle East. The brick to dark purple-red berries are dried. They have a fruity, sour, and astringent flavor, with little aroma. Great sprinkled over grilled meats, fish, salad dressing, rice dishes, or in any dish that you might squeeze fresh lemon juice on.
$2.79