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Anise and Star Anise

Are Anise and Star Anise The Same Thing?

Anise and Star Anise: Despite the similar name, Anise is not related to Star Anise. They come from different plants.  Anise is a category term that loosely classifies this similar group of spices even though they do not share any other botanical ties. Anise and Star Anise – How They are Different Common Anise (Aniseed) comes […]

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Best BBQ Spice

Best BBQ Spice

The 4th of July is just around the corner and that means cherry pie, watermelon and of course, the backyard BBQ party. You can find a plethora of advice on how make great BBQ but we can tell you from experience that the secret ingredient to success is the BBQ spice. There are lots of […]

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green chile flakes sale

Green Chile Flakes Sale

We are having a huge Green Chile Flakes Sale because…oops! We accidentally doubled our last order so enjoy these great savings to help reduce our inventory. You will never see prices this low again! Sprinkle our green chile flakes on pizza, stews, soups and more for a great flavor boost. Made from the finest New Mexico Greens. […]

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pink peppercorn facts

5 Pink Peppercorn Facts

Don’t let the name fool you! This unique spice is a dried berry. Here are 5 Interesting Pink Peppercorn Facts Pink Peppercorns are not peppercorns. The pink peppercorn is actually not a peppercorn. It is a pink berry that comes from the Brazilian Pepper Tree or the Peruvian Pepper tree. They are called peppercorns because they […]

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Using Dendritic Salt

5 Benefits of Using Dendritic Salt

The word dendritic is an adjective meaning of a branched shape or having qualities of a tree. The name of this salt comes from the fact that the dendritic salt crystal has a star-shaped, branch-like surface area. Dendritic salt is a high purity, food grade form of table salt. The purification process creates this star-shaped, […]

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what is arrowroot powder

What is Arrowroot Powder?

Arrowroot powder is a powdered starch that comes from the root of the tropical plant Maranta arundinacea. This plant is a large perennial that grows in South America. This root was used by the Aruac Indians to draw poison from wounds made by poison arrows and some say that is how arrowroot got its English […]

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use more pepper

Use more pepper in 2017

Here is a fun New Year’s resolution: use more pepper. I love pepper! It makes everything taste better and takes food that might be bland and makes it good. But taste isn’t the only reason you should be using more pepper. Here are 4 great reasons to use more pepper in 2017. Pepper has cancer fighting […]

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