Chefs and mixologists slap their basil to release its sweet freshness. It pairs perfectly with tomato and garlic but also with gin and vodka. This dried version of Sweet Basil has many benefits, among them that you don't have to slap it.
Hungarian Sweet Paprika
This very high quality paprika from the Kalocsa region of Hungary bears the name Csemege, or Exquisite Delicacy. Hungarian sweet paprika is the paprika of choice for classic dishes like goulash, cabbage rolls, and stuffed bell peppers. It also makes a flavorful garnish for deviled eggs, potato or pasta salads, baked chicken or fish. Also available in Hungarian Half-Sharp, Smoked Sweet, Smoked Hot. Visit our blog to learn more about paprika and discover new recipes.
If Greece had a national herb, it would be oregano. This relative of mint has sweet notes of rosemary and lemon, which lend a light, yet savory, flavor to grilled lamb and chicken, salad dressings, and, of course, pizza.
Tellicherry Pepper, Fine
This 'black gold' has been treasured since the time of the Ancient Egyptians. Today, it is in almost every kitchen worldwide. These extra large berries are left to ripen longer on the vine, maximizing their rich fruitiness. This Tellicherry Pepper Fine Grind is for table use, and it is good in just about everything. Also available in Coarse Ground, Cracked, and Whole Tellicherry Peppercorns.
Our USA-grown Granulated Garlic powder is a versatile weapon in the kitchen. Garlic has its greatest impact when used as a spice. Zest up those chicken breasts, burgers, bowls of popcorn and other recipes. One quarter of a teaspoon is equivalent to one small clove. Also available in Roasted Granulated Garlic, Chopped Garlic, or Minced Garlic.
Back of the Yards Garlic Pepper Butcher's Rub
If one flavor combination could represent The Spice House, it is this hard-working butcher's rub. Back of the Yards, our most popular blend, is ideal for grilling, great in burgers, and perfect with fish or eggs. It takes inspiration from the many immigrant cooking traditions that grew out of Chicago's historic meatpacking district.
French Style Thyme
Thyme is a relative of mint and oregano, which explains its bright, warm, woody, pungency. Its tiny leaves are a major component of classic spice mixes like za'atar and bouquet garni. It is among the world s oldest culinary herbs. Our French Select version has a softer leaf and sweeter flavor than our standard Mediterranean one. Also available in Mediterranean Thyme or Lemon Thyme.
Granulated White Onion
These California-grown dehydrated onions are dried carefully to retain their pungency. This granulated version is a tear-free way to add a kick to rubs, marinades, or just plain steaks. Proportion: 1 tablespoon of dried granulated onion = 1 medium, fresh onion. Also available in Toasted Granulated Onion, Chopped Onion, Sliced Onion, or Minced Onion.