Basil is a versatile herb commonly found in Italian and French recipes. Basil has a natural affinity for egg or seafood dishes or pasta sauces. Try a teaspoon on summer vegetables, salads and cooked squash to enliven flavor. Exceptional in tomato dishes or with cheese and olive oil.
Bay leaves add dimension to a wide range of soups, sauces and stews, especially those containing chicken and beef. Seafood benefits from steaming with a leaf or two. Break a leaf and add to your favorite marinade recipes. Essential for tomato sauces and stocks. Remove before serving.
Our cajun spice blend is a sassy blend that is terrific in cajun and creole cooking. Try it in your favorite gumbo or jambalaya recipes. Add a teaspoon for a secret ingredient in burgers and barbecue sauces. Contains: paprika, celery seed, garlic, basil, cayenne, white pepper, thyme and parsley.
These pods are premier cardamom. Split the pod and drop the aromatic black seeds into sweet potatoes or curry dishes. Crush a few seeds and add a subtle taste to baked goods. Delicious in strong coffee drinks. Try a few whole pods in barbecue sauces and pickle recipes.
A dash gives a snappy taste to egg salads, cheese souffles and hollandaise sauces. Cayenne pepper puts the fiery flavor in barbecue sauces, deviled eggs and corned beef hash. It livens up all Mexican style dishes. Start with a pinch or two and adjust to personal preference.
Perfect for sweet comfort foods and baked goods. One teaspoon adds a sweet spiciness to meat and poultry dishes. Awaken renewed interest in carrots and cooked squash by adding a pinch just before serving. Sprinkle on your oatmeal, hot chocolate and morning coffee.
Make a great swizzle stick for coffee, mulled wine, hot tea, chocolate drinks and a variety of other warm beverages. Use one or two sticks in poaching liquid for fruits. Make a flavorful addition to homemade chutneys, pickles and relishes. Adds a sweet, woody aroma to potpourri.
Add one or two whole cloves to mulled drinks, teas or coffee to add a rich taste. Use in your favorite beef, ham or stew recipe. Essential in spiced cakes, marinades for game and stewed fruit dishes. Try an onion studded with whole cloves in your favorite chicken soup recipes.
Cumin seed gives a distinctive warm taste to Indian and Mexican cuisine. It is an essential spice found in garam masala and Asian curry blends. To create a savory flavor in chili con carne, meat and vegetable dishes, add one to two teaspoons.
A classic blend that gives the characteristic flavor of Indian cuisine. Try a teaspoon in chicken, rice and vegetable dishes or in the preparation of fish. Contains: turmeric, fenugreek, coriander, mustard flour, cumin, gingerroot, black pepper, allspice, cayenne and fennel.
Wonderful when added liberally to marinades and seafood dishes. For a fresh aroma and extra flavor, add to vegetable, pasta or potato salads. Sprinkle on cold soups, cucumbers, omelets or bagels with cream cheese.
For a sweet, anise-like flavor, add fennel to pasta sauces, soups and vinaigrettes. Lightly crush and add to green salads or vegetable recipes. Try one-half teaspoon in breads, meatball and curry dishes to add warm flavor.
Ginger is a common spice in Asian, Arabian, Indian and Western cuisine. For a hot yet sweet taste, add to cakes, cookies and pumpkin pie. Use as a dry rub on a roasted chicken or in your favorite beef or vegetable stir-fry recipe.
The classic ingredient for almost any recipe! Sprinkle liberally into marinades, butter sauces, pasta, stir-fry and rice dishes. Substitute one-quarter teaspoon for one fresh clove in your favorite meat, seafood, poultry and vegetarian entrees.
Our special Italian blend brings new life to pasta sauces, casseroles, soups or salads. Add a teaspoon to your favorite vinaigrette or sprinkle on pizza. Try as a dry rub on grilled chicken and meats. Contains: basil, coriander, garlic, paprika, oregano, onion, sage, parsley, thyme and black pepper.
Oregano gives bold flavor and aroma to Mediterranean, Southwestern and Mexican cuisine. Add a teaspoon or two to salad dressings, pasta sauces and meat recipes. Try crushing a pinch and sprinkling on fresh summer vegetables, pizza, tortilla soup or lasagna.
Paprika adds rich aroma and sweet flavor to soups, tomato and cream sauces. To heighten flavor add one or two teaspoons to meat, poultry and game dishes. Use lavishly in rice, vegetable, potato and fish recipes. Try as a garnish on appetizers, especially deviled eggs.
Add parsley to create a garden-fresh taste to salads, soups and meats. Add generously to liven up omelets, mashed potatoes or canapes. Use as a garnish on almost any entrée and to enhance pasta sauces. One teaspoon dry is equivalent to one tablespoon fresh.
For a hearty aroma and bold flavor, rub on grilled steaks, lamb chops or beef roasts. Add liberally to salad dressings, marinades, fried potatoes, eggs and pasta dishes. Sprinkle to taste prior to serving almost any entree.
Use whole black peppercorns to add a warm woody aroma and sharp taste to soups and poached dishes. Crush coarsely and add to marinades and sprinkle liberally on grilled steak, tuna or salmon. Grind fresh onto salads just before serving for a gourmet touch.
A versatile herb that teams well with meat, chicken and many vegetable dishes. Sprinkle liberally over charcoal just before grilling chicken for pleasant aroma and pine-like flavor. Rosemary peps up rice, soups, potato gratins and eggs. Try in tomato sauces and bread recipes.
Sage, a strongly flavored herb, is essential in poultry stuffing and goes well with tomato based sauces. Sprinkle over green beans, meat and lamb entrees. Add to softened butter for grilled seafood or use as a dry rub on poultry and game.
Sesame seeds are one of the world's oldest cultivated seeds. They add richness to Asian rice, noodles or vegetable dishes. Toast lightly to enhance its nutty flavor. Sprinkle liberally on grilled chicken and seafood or salads. Use sesame seeds instead of nuts in pie crusts, cookies and baked goods.
Our Tailgate Rub is a delicious blend of herbs and spices that is perfect for your barbecue, whether you are grilling at your favorite sporting event or in your backyard. Rub it generously on your favorite meat or poultry and then grill it for a delicious meal for your family and friends. Contains: garlic, rosemary, black pepper, thyme, parsley and marjoram.
Thyme is a popular herb in Mediterranean and French cuisine. Add thyme to gumbos, soups, seafood, rice or vegetable dishes to add creole flavor. Use as a dry rub on roasted poultry and meats. It makes a great garnish on your favorite hors d' oeuvre and is essential to any bouquet garnish.
Vanilla bean has a mellow aroma and adds a sweet flavor to baked goods and desserts. Add to ice cream, custard and cream sauce recipes. Add one-half bean to a fresh brewed pot of coffee or tea. Allow an inch of scraped bean for one teaspoon of vanilla extract.
Vanilla extract adds a mellow flavor and aroma to baked goods and is an essential ingredient in cookie, custard and ice cream recipes. For a perfect finish, pour two capfuls in a brewed pot of coffee or tea.