Ranging from the ultra-traditional French herb blends like Fines Herbes & Bonnes Herbes de Paris to unlocking a Moroccan family secret like Ras El Hanout, our blends are based on only the freshest all-natural ingredients custom milled to fit the style and tone of each individual blend. We try to limit the number of ingredients in each blend to allow for a brighter palette and distinctive aromatic qualities to enhance your culinary experience.
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Bada Bing Bouillon Oooh-Mommy Umami$8.50
Umami Bouillon with no added salt! Add 1 Tablespoon to 1 Cup boiling water for a quick, nourishing umami flavored broth. Made with veggies, herbs and spices: Carrot, Tomato, Porcini, Onion, Bell Pepper, Sweet Anaheim Chile, Parsley, Cumin and Mustard.
Black Bart$7.00 – $22.40
A surprisingly sophisticated steak rub. Named after the notorious Gold Country stage coach robber turned San Francisco socialite, this blend of Black Salt, Pepper & Dill provides a simple clean flavor that works for a BBQ as well as the boardroom. Use as a dry-rub on steaks, chops, chicken, or full-flavored fish like salmon.
Boot Jack BBQ$7.00 – $22.40
Developed for a local chef who wanted a modern dry seasoning with traditional southern BBQ flavors. Use as dry rub for red meats & chicken or as seasoning in traditional BBQ sauces. Try with thinly-sliced roasted potatos, in hash browns, casseroles or egg dishes.
Bouquet Garni ~ Three Pack$7.50
This classic blend, of peppercorns, French herbs, orange peel and leek, is cleverly packaged in three over-sized tea bags, so they can be added directly to savory soups and stews. Just toss one or two bags in your pot! Enjoy the scent and savor the taste! Each bag approx 1-1/2 T.
Brining Kit ~ DIY$16.00
Brining is a simple process for lean meats, like poultry, pork and shrimp, to make them juicier and more flavorful.
Brining involves two processes: (1) salt dissolves proteins in the meat, allowing the fibers to relax and soften, and (2) muscle fibers absorb liquid (mostly water), plumping and softening the meat. Make sure that your meat has not been brined before you buy it (e.g. “extra tender” pork and most turkey breast roasts are pre-brined with salt or sodium phosphate).
The spices in this brown bag kit are intended to make 2 gallons of brining solution, enough for a 12-14 pound turkey or two whole chickens. A very large turkey may need up to three gallons; additional brining spices can be purchased at Local Spicery.
What You Need: This kit includes a large pouch of sea salt, a pouch of brining spices, a brining bag large enough for a 24-lb turkey, and a zip-tie closure for the bag. You will need a large stock pot (at least 8-quart) and a way to chill your meat for up to 24 hours — a 5-gallon bucket to put in your refrigerator or a large ice chest with ice to pack around the meat.
The Brining Brown Bags come in two flavor profiles:
French Herbs: Saturates your meat with the flavors of Tarragon, Basil, Dill, and Orange Peel for an authentic French country flavor;
Chetumal: Delivers a spicy, Yucatecan flavor through Paprika, Chiles, and Mexican Oregano.
Buttermilk Ranch Dressing$7.00 – $22.40
This dressing has become so popular in bottles, many of us have forgotten the simple, low-fat taste of freshly made ranch dressing. Our blend, highlighting the fresh flavors of bell pepper and cracked black pepper will bring you back to a simpler time. Blend 3/4t of spice blend with 1T of water; let sit for five minutes. Stir in 1/4 cup buttermilk and 1/4 cup nonfat yogurt (use mayo for a more traditional flavor). Use as a salad dressing or dip for fresh vegetables. Keeps up to one week in the refrigerator.
Chinese Five Spice$7.00 – $22.40
This classic Chinese blend combines the flavors of sweet, salty, sour, bitter and pungent, to nourish and satisfy. Some say the name refers to the five elements – wood, fire, earth, metal, and water – needed to restore balance. Use as dry rub for chicken, pork, duck, or seafood. Add to stir fries or soups, rice dishes and marinades.
Chipotle Sea Salt$7.00 – $22.40
Fiery salt blend of Morita Chipotle and unrefined Himalayan Pink Sea Salt. Morita (meaning “little raisin”) is the sweeter of the Chipotle peppers. Use as a table blend or to season while cooking. Rub on beef, pork or chicken before grilling. Sprinkle on any dish for smoky/salty heat.