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    Favorite Spices and Recipes

    What are your favorite spices?

    I grew up with very little spices being used. I am looking for ideas and recipes to increase variety in my cooking. I usually go for mildly spicy food.

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    Re: Favorite Spices and Recipes

    Anything with Frank's Hot Sauce on it.



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    Re: Favorite Spices and Recipes

    I use cumin with meat a lot. It's that smoky spice most often associated w/mexican food.


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    Re: Favorite Spices and Recipes

    Garlic and Basil are wonderful. I didn't grow up with it much, but use a lot now.



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    Re: Favorite Spices and Recipes

    "Old Bay" great on anything!



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    Re: Favorite Spices and Recipes

    Quote Originally Posted by Al_4_State View Post
    I use cumin with meat a lot. It's that smoky spice most often associated w/mexican food.
    cumin associated with mexican food? ever eaten anything Indian?

    Cumin=Indian food.



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    Re: Favorite Spices and Recipes

    Quote Originally Posted by CyPride View Post
    cumin associated with mexican food? ever eaten anything Indian?

    Cumin=Indian food.
    You're thinking curry.

    Which is awesome.


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    Re: Favorite Spices and Recipes

    thai curry paste, yellow for mellow, red is medium and green is mean!

    Mix it with coconut milk and chicken stock. cook some chicken breast in it, add onions, mushrooms and haricot verre (long french style green beans).
    thicken with cornstarch, serve over steamed rice. Awesome stuff!


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    Re: Favorite Spices and Recipes

    Quote Originally Posted by isucyfan View Post
    You're thinking curry.

    Which is awesome.
    I thought curry was Thai food?



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    Re: Favorite Spices and Recipes

    Quote Originally Posted by TarHeelHawk View Post
    I thought curry was Thai food?
    I'm sure there is some crossover, but Indian cuisine has a TON of curry.


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    Re: Favorite Spices and Recipes

    in the asian aisle, Garlic Chili paste


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    Re: Favorite Spices and Recipes

    Does Lawrey's count?


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    Re: Favorite Spices and Recipes

    I had a roomate in college from Pakistan, and went bananas with the curry. So it probably is more readily associated with Indian food.

    To this day I really can't stand the smell of the stuff.

    Is garlic considered a spice? Can never have too much garlic.



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    Re: Favorite Spices and Recipes

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    Does Lawrey's count?
    Yes. This is my vote also.



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