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View Poll Results: What are your favorite spices and herbs?
Thyme, rosemary, and basil 13 43.33%
Cumin, chile powder, cayenne pepper, and red pepper 12 40.00%
Salt and pepper 12 40.00%
Garlic, onion, and chives 11 36.67%
Dill weed and seed, fennel seed, celery seed, and bay leaves 5 16.67%
Cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, and allspice 6 20.00%
Sage, savory, tarragon, and oregano 6 20.00%
curry powder, saffron, cardamon 4 13.33%
Ginger, horseradish, and sesame seed 4 13.33%
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Old 06-26-2005, 10:51 PM   #1
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What are your favorite spices and herbs?

What kind of spices and herbs do you like to use? I know that most of us use a variety of spices and herbs, but also have favorite spices according to our or our families tastes and the type of food we like to cook. My favorite herbs are rosemary, thyme, and basil. My favorite spices are cumin and chile powder.

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Old 06-26-2005, 10:57 PM   #2
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Also, here is a link to the spices and herbs encyclopedia.

http://www.culinarycafe.com/Spices_Herbs/
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Old 06-26-2005, 11:12 PM   #3
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i went with garlic onion and chives
then i chose the cinnamon nutmeg
cloves and allspice. i can vote for
more than one right ???
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Old 06-26-2005, 11:14 PM   #4
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Salt and pepper because no matter what else you add or subtract in a dish, it all begins and ends with S&P. Salt especially, brings out flavors in foods that no other flavoring agent can duplicate.
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Old 06-26-2005, 11:54 PM   #5
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I love and use all I can find. My favorite herbs and spices; fresh ones.

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Old 06-27-2005, 12:17 AM   #6
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I have few dislikes in herbs and spices, I'm not fond of tarragon and a little fennel goes a long way, curry, don't know but the smell bothers me a little, but, I think I need to try it. I love rosemary, marjoram,basil thyme,and use them often, I could not cook without salt and pepper. The same goes for garlic, onion and chives. I grow my chives, thyme, rosemary basil, chives and parsley as well as some red onions this year. So, I suppose I'm pretty much in the middle here..MY main thing is that I prefer fresh to dry, unless it's impossible to obtain fresh.

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Old 06-27-2005, 12:30 AM   #7
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Oh man, please don't make me decide

For herbs, the ones I use the most are Thyme, Tarragon, and Sage. For spices, cumin, chile powder, cinnamon, cloves, and who knows what else. And you can't forget the essential salt & pepper.

I'm growing Thyme, Sage, Basil, Chives, and either Lavender or Tarragon (not sure which it is yet) this year. I just took PeppA out today and let her sniff the herbs. I think I converted her over to fresh
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i went with garlic onion and chives
then i chose the cinnamon nutmeg
cloves and allspice. i can vote for
more than one right ???
middie, you can vote more than once!!
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Old 06-27-2005, 02:14 AM   #9
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i would vote for them all. each has their own place in different dishes, so i don't think i could choose one group.
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Thyme is my favorite in here. I don't know why but I can't put salt in spice list. I think because we always use it in almost every meal and it is like a must to use.
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