A Guide to Salt

Salt is the one spice that you can find in nearly every kitchen in the world. It’s one of the basic flavors that you need in practically every dish...

A Guide to Pepper

Black, white, red, and green peppercorns are all fruits of the same evergreen climbing vine, harvested at different times and handled in different...

Shopping for Spices

6 Things to Look Out for When Shopping for Spices 1. PACKAGING When shopping for spices in the grocery store or supermarket, look for spices in tr...

Storage & Organization

Proper storage leads to longer-lasting spices. Always try to keep spices out of direct sunlight, in a cool, dry area of your kitchen. Don't keep y...

Single Spices Vs. Spice Blends

Single Spices We refer to a simple spice with no other ingredients added as "single spices." Single spices are an essential part of every kitchen,...

The Fundamentals of Spice Pairing

As you get more comfortable with spices and start to learn which flavors you prefer, we encourage you to try pairing spices with new and unexpecte...

Grilling With Spices

6 Dos and Don'ts for Grilling With Spice While there are truly no rules when it comes to grilling with spices, there are a few things that should ...

Baking With Spices

One of the most fun and easy ways to introduce more spices into your life is through desserts. Warming spices are probably the most commonly used ...

A Guide to Chilies

Chilies are an important ingredient in almost every cuisine from around the world. The word chili is often associated with hot food, but it's impor...

The Indian Spice Pantry

It's no secret that spices are an integral part of Indian cuisine, used all over the country in different and unique ways every day. The climate a...

The Middle Eastern Spice Pantry

Much like India, the Middle East is a region where spices are used and celebrated on a daily basis. It's interesting to note that black pepper isn...

How to Create Your Own Spice Blend

Once you have a solid understanding of all things spice, we challenge you to create your own spice blend. Doing this will give you the opportunity...