The spices and seasonings in this section were selected specifically for those who are following a no salt, no oil, no sugar (SOS-free) lifestyle. Our spices are full of natural flavor ~ no fillers, no additives, no irradiation, no GMO, no added gluten, no anti-caking agents, no essential oils, and in this section, no added salt, no sugar ~ just real food, real flavor. We buy the spices whole, then we personally mill, sift, blend and package our products at our Mill in Marysville, California. Our spices are described by flavor profiles, but if you need exact ingredients for a specific blend, please send an e-mail to customer service and we’ll get right back to you.
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A Gift for You (Start your day with an adventure!)$35.00
A Gift for You…
Start your day with an adventure!
— Anne Davis —
Classic English rose with the warm bite of cassia cinnamon. Perfect for waffles, French toast, Scottish scones or add to your morning brew!
— Fines Herbes —
Un oeuf can absolutely be enough with this traditional French seasoning. Enjoy this fresh herb accent in a scramble, omelet or quiche.
— Moroccan Breakfast Spice —
A healthful contribution to your oatmeal laboratory.
Highlights the colorful flavors of Morocco with a sweet twist of spice.
— Z’Hug —
Experience this Yemeni staple in a traditional shakshuka, or add a Middle Eastern flair to any tomato-based dish.
Lovely striped Kraft gift box contains these four unique spice blends in our standard jars and the above message, tied with a Local Spicery bow.
Aji Amarillo Chile Pepper$5.00 – $12.15
Popular in Peruvian & Bolivian cooking. Add to rice before cooking. Mix with minced red onion & vinegar as condiment. Add to root veggies, salsa, stews, seafood dishes & sauces. Rehydrate whole dried peppers in boiling water (~ 20 min) to make paste.
Allspice$7.25 – $19.50
Native to Jamaica, this “new” spice made an appearance in European and Mediterranean dishes in the 16th century. It smells like a combination of Cinnamon, Nutmeg, Cloves and Pepper, so the English coined it “Allspice.” Our allspice is stored in a climate-controlled, oxygen-depleted environment before milling to maximize the retention of essential oils. This locks in the strongest flavor and aroma possible.
Add to cooked fruits and relishes, poached fish, and braised meats. Uses include Caribbean Jerk seasonings, Palestinian dishes, Middle Eastern stews, German sausages, English cakes, and American pies.
Ancho Chile Pepper$5.50 – $11.50
The Ancho Chile is the dried version of the Poblano Pepper and the most popular dried chile in Mexican cooking. The sweetest of dried peppers, with deep, rich berry flavors, mild bitterness, and mild to medium hotness, Ancho is frequently used as the base flavor of sauce and spice mixes like dry rubs or mole. We stem and partially seed our Anchos by hand before milling to provide the strongest Chile flavors without being overpowered by excessive heat. Try replacing paprika with Ancho Chile Powder in any recipe to bring a fuller, earthier Chile flavor and beckoning for you to take another bite.
Anise Seed$7.25 – $19.50
Repairs to the London Bridge were said to be partially paid for by taxes and tolls placed on Anise Seed by King Edward in 1305. In folklore, Anise is believed to stave off nightmares when placed near the bed.
Use in cookies, pastries and bread. Try adding to savory dishes for a layer of warm licorice flavoring.
Anne Davis Cinnamon-Rose$10.00 – $13.50
Sweet, feminine and all business, like Marysville’s notorious Madame, this blend of Cinnamon & Rose Petals will surprise and delight with its aromatics and flavor. Use in any dessert that relies on a strong flavor of Cinnamon. Use in same proportions as with any other Cinnamon.
Apple Pie Spice$16.00
The ultimate expression of an American classic, our Apple Pie Spice features a blend of two different species of Cinnamon, freshly-milled Chinese Ginger, and prized Vanilla Beans. This blend delivers the tangy sweetness and aromatics of a kitchen from a distant past brought forward in memories with the first smell.
A contemporary blend for apple pie, this spice blend is also a smart flavoring added to smoothies or waffle batter, sprinkled on French toast, mixed with barbeque sauces, or added to recipes with cinnamon or nutmeg.
This powdered gum resin is used in Indian cooking. It has a foul smell, but when cooked it takes on an onion/garlic/leek flavor. Known as food of the Gods, it is also said to aid with digestion.
Asafoetida (Hing) is often used as an onion/garlic substitute in Indian dishes. Use sparingly–a little goes a long way. This blend uses Fenugreek as a processing agent rather than the more commonly found wheat.
Axiote$9.00 – $25.00
The Annatto tree is often referred to as the Lipstick Tree as it is used to color many cosmetics including lipstick. Native to the rain forests of the Yucatan and Belize, the spice is known throughout Central America by its Nahuatl name, Axiote. Blended with other spices and herbs, and ground into a paste, axiote is a mainstay of Yucatecan cuisine, and is used to season primarily chicken, but is also used on fish, lobster, and pork (achiote paste is marketed throughout Central America as “recado rojo”). In India, Hindu women use it to make the mark on their foreheads.
With a distinctive mildly bitter, earthy flavor, the annatto seed is most commonly used in Western culture as a food coloring for cheese, margarine, butter, rice, and smoked fish. We use it as a primary ingredient for our Belizean-inspired Axiote rub for chicken and fish.
Bada Bing Bouillon Oooh-Mommy Umami$10.25 – $23.00
As featured in Forks over Knives Fall 2021 issue.
Umami Bouillon (broth powder) with no added salt! Add 1 Tablespoon to 1 Cup boiling water for a quick, nourishing umami flavored broth. Hand blended in small batches with veggies, herbs and spices: carrot, onion, tomato, bell pepper, Chiles, porcini, mustard, parsley, cumin, and thyme.
Basil$7.25 – $19.60
A symbol of love in Italy, it’s said that a man with a sprig of basil in his hair announced his intentions to wed his love, and she announced her willingness with a pot of basil on her balcony.
A slightly peppery member of the mint family, Basil is pleasantly sweet backed with a bit of spice. Pair with tomato, add to pizza or use with egg dishes, fish, poultry, and salads. Basil is also the main ingredient in pesto.
Berbere$10.50 – $28.35
This fiery spice blend is used in many Ethiopian dishes. Builds a powerful curry sauce and doubles as a rub on meats and vegetables. Great addition to a Bloody Mary, sweet potato and cob corn.
Hand blended in small batches with: Chiles, fenugreek, ginger, long pepper, cardamom, cinnamon, nigella, coriander, allspice, and clove.