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Essential

Essential
All spices are wonderful, but not all spices are essential. These are the essential spices we reach for most often in our kitchen. We would not necessarily expect to see each and every one of these essentials in your kitchen, but we would hope to see most of them. Start with Allspice from Jamaica. Proceed to Mustard in Mild, Medium, and Hot. Look for Xanthan Gum if you need an essential thickener.
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Ground Jamaican Allspice Berries

Jamaicans take great pride in their world-famous allspice, harvested from 40-foot pimenta trees. So...
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Jamaican Allspice Berries

Jamaicans take great pride in their world-famous allspice, harvested from 40-foot pimenta trees. So...
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Arrowroot Powder

Who knew a powder once used to heal poison-arrow wounds would become the essential thickening agent...
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Turkish Bay Leaves

The Oracle of Delphi chewed fresh laurel leaves for divine inspiration. When dried, they make for...
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Caraway Seeds

The Dutch love Caraway Seeds in Leyden cheese. Danes love them in akvavit. The English love them in...
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Celery Flakes

Celery is the first among equals of Cajun cooking's holy trinity. (The other two are bell peppers...
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Ground Celery Seeds

Celery grew wild in Sicily, was carried north as a medicinal plant, and, by the 17th century, was...
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Celery Seeds

Celery grew wild in Sicily, was carried north as a medicinal plant, and, by the 17th century, was...
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Cheddar Cheese Powder

This Cheddar Cheese Powder is the key ingredient to baked-at-home cheese crackers. When we go to the...
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Romano Cheese Powder

Few gestures are more Italian than sprinkling cheese on pasta. Romano cheese is made by rummaging...
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Ground Moroccan Coriander Seeds

Coriander is both an herb (the leaves) and a spice (the seeds). German, Pakistani, African, and...
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Indian Coriander Seeds

Consider: Chefs from Germany to South Africa and points in between use the nutty and peppery taste...
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Moroccan Coriander Seeds

The most commonly imported type, Moroccan seeds are pleasantly sweet and used in Middle Eastern,...
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Cream of Tartar

True cream of tartar starts out as crust on wine casks. It is the precipitate of the tartaric acid...
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Ground Cumin Seeds

Cumin's savory pungency has been essential in curries for thousands of years. Today, you can use our...
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Cumin Seeds

Cumin's savory pungency has been essential in curries for thousands of years. It is also a key...
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Dill Seeds

The grassy flavor of Dill Seeds accent Russian and Caucasian dishes, is a key ingredient in...
Essential Spices Collection

The Essential Spices Collection

These are the 24 essential spices we recommend for every kitchen. A collection of frequently used...
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Ground Fennel Seeds

Wild fennel is one of the two scents we think of as distinctly Sicilian (the other being orange...
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Fennel Seeds

Wild fennel is one of two scents we think of as distinctly Sicilian (the other being orange...
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Chopped Garlic

Dehydrated garlic saves efficient cooks the trouble of peeling and handling fresh cloves. It takes...
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Granulated Garlic

Our USA-grown Granulated Garlic powder is a versatile weapon in the kitchen. Garlic has its greatest...
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Minced California Garlic

Dehydrated garlic saves efficient cooks the trouble of peeling and handling fresh cloves. It takes...
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Roasted Granulated Garlic

Roasting garlic mellows its punch. This Roasted Granulated Garlic powder adds a nutty flavor where...
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Ground Ginger

Ginger adds zing to almost anything. Most dried ginger in the U.S. comes from India, but the highest...
Horseradish

Horseradish Powder

One of Passover s five bitter herbs, horseradish is native to Eastern Europe. For centuries, the...
Kitchen Essentials

Kitchen Essentials

Whether you're starting a new kitchen, or restocking the pantry, this collection of herbs and spices...
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Lemon Zest

This lemon peel zest is three times stronger than fresh and guaranteed to be free of bitter pith. It...
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Lime Zest

Open this jar to be transported to your favorite beachside cevicheria on the Mexican Riviera. Our...
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Blade Mace

Mace, the crimson-colored seed covering of a nutmeg, is a classic northern European seasoning. It...
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Ground Mace

Mace is classic in northern European dishes like potted shrimp and Swedish meatballs. It is the...
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Monosodium Glutamate

First isolated by a Japanese biochemist searching for the savory flavor in dashi broths, Monosodium...
Brown Mustard Seed

Brown Mustard Seed

One can hear the pop of mustard seeds in homes and restaurants across South Asia. When warmed, these...
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Mustard Powder, Medium Heat

Often overshadowed by ketchup in American cuisine, mustard has more history and a greater range of...
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Mustard Powder, Mild

Often overshadowed by ketchup in American cuisine, mustard has more history and a greater range of...
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Yellow Mustard Seed

Spicier than the brown seeds, yellow mustard seeds add heat to pickles and relishes, and they are...