Spices for Everyday Foods


Quick Notes:


Below are some suggestions of spices for everyday foods.

Like meats with salt and pepper; or, cakes and pies with flavor extracts, some foods, spices and herbs just go well together. They have, what we say is, an affinity with each other.

Even the most novice of bakers knows to flavor an apple pie with cinnamon, or a pound cake with vanilla.

However, the real fun begins with trying something new, or different. Sure, you probably don’t want to be experimenting when you’re expecting guests for dinner. But, we encourage you to step out of your normal routine, awaken your palate, and try different herbs or spices in your favorite dishes. You’ll be surprised by all the delicious flavors you and your family have been missing all this time.

Provided are a few starting points for several common foods. Also, there are more extensive lists of seasoning suggestions given on the page of each herb or spice on this website.

I would love to hear from you about the foods you have cooked using an herb or spice you don't use normally. Use the submission form at the bottom of this page to share your recipe, or tell how it turned out and whether you'll try it again.



Beans - dried

(Black-eye Peas, Butter, Kidney, Lima, Navy, Pinto)

Basil, Bay Leaf-Laurel leaf, Bouquet Garni, Chili Powder, Coriander, Cumin, Marjoram, Oregano, Paprika, Savory

Beef

Bay Leaf-Laurel Leaf, Caraway Seed, Celery Seed, Chives, Coriander, Cumin, Horseradish, Orange Zest, Parsley, Rosemary, Savory, Thyme

Breads

Allspice, Anise Seed, Basil, Caraway Seed, Cardamom, Chocolate, Cinnamon, Celery Seed, Coriander, Cloves, Dill, Fennel, Garlic, Ginger, Mace, Nutmeg, Onion, Oregano, Poppy Seeds, Rosemary, Saffron, Savory, Sesame Seeds

Chicken

Basil, Bay Leaf-Laurel Leaf, Bouquet Garni, Celery Seed, Chervil, Chives, Cilantro, Coriander, Cumin, Curry Powder, Fennel, Fenugreek, Fines Herbes, Garlic, Ginger, Marjoram, Mustard, Paprika, Parsley, Rosemary, Sage, Savory, Tarragon, Thyme, Turmeric

Eggs

Chervil, Chives, Cumin, Curry Powder, Fines Herbes, Garlic, Green Peppercorns, Onions, Mustard, Paprika, Parsley, Shallots, Tarragon, White Pepper

Fish

Bay Leaf-Laurel Leaf, Bouquet Garni, Chives, Cumin, Dill, Fennel, Fines Herbes, Garlic, Ginger, Green Peppercorns, Lemon, Marjoram, Oregano, Paprika, Parsley, Pink Peppercorns, Rosemary, Saffron, Shallots, Tarragon, Thyme, Wasabi (sushi, sashimi)

Games Meats and Fowl

Bay Leaf-Laurel Leaf, Beifuss, Garlic, Ginger, Green Peppercorns, Juniper Berries, Mace, Marjoram, Mugwort, Mustard, Parsley, Sage, Savory, Tarragon, Thyme

Ham

Cardamom, Cloves, Coriander, Curry Powder, Cumin, Ginger, Mace, Mustard, Nutmeg, Savory, Tarragon

Lamb

Allspice, Mint, Mustard, Oregano, Parsley, Rosemary, Sage, Savory, Thyme

Potatoes (white)

Basil, Caraway Seed, Cayenne, Celery Seed, Chervil, Chives, Dill, Fennel, Horseradish, Oregano, Paprika, Parsley, Rosemary, Savory, Tarragon

Check out the web's

Best Potato Recipes

Pork

Allspice, Bay Leaf-Laurel Leaf, Cinnamon, Fines Herbes, Garlic, Ginger, Juniper Berries, Mace, Marjoram, Mint, Mustard, Nutmeg, Paprika, Sage, Thyme

Rice

Basil, Bay Leaf-Laurel Leaf, Cardamom, Chervil, Chili Powder, Chives, Cinnamon, Cumin, Curry Powder, Ginger, Nutmeg, Paprika, Saffron, Sage, Savory, Turmeric

Seafood (shellfish)

Chervil, Cumin, Curry Powder, Dill, Fennel, Fines Herbes, Garlic, Ginger, Lemon Zest, Paprika, Parsley, Saffron, Savory, Tarragon, Thyme

Soups - Stews

Basil, Bay Leaf-Laurel Leaf, Cayenne, Celery Seed, Chili Powder, Chives, Coriander, Cumin, Curry Powder, Fennel, Fenugreek, Fines Herbes, Ginger, Lemongrass, Marjoram, Oregano, Paprika, Parsley, Saffron, Sage, Savory, Tarragon, Thyme, Turmeric

Sweet Potatoes

Cardamom, Chervil, Chocolate, Cinnamon, Cloves, Coriander, Cumin, Curry Powder, Ginger, Mace, Marjoram, Nutmeg, Savory, Sesame Seeds, Thyme

Turkey

Basil, Bay Leaf-Laurel Leaf, Bouquet Garni, Celery Seed, Chervil, Chives, Cilantro, Coriander, Cumin, Curry Powder, Fennel, Fenugreek, Fines Herbes, Garlic, Ginger, Marjoram, Mustard, Paprika, Parsley, Rosemary, Sage, Savory, Tarragon, Thyme, Turmeric

Vegetables

Asafoetida - Asafetida, Basil, Bay Leaf-Laurel Leaf, Caraway Seed, Chervil, Chives, Coriander, Cumin, Fennel, Fenugreek, Fines Herbes, Garlic, Ginger, Mace, Marjoram, Nutmeg, Oregano, Parsley, Savory, Sesame Seeds



Get more tasty recipe help from ...

Head on over to

www.Fruit-and-Vegetable-Recipes.com

for all your favorite recipes using fruit and vegetables - carrot cake, smoothies, salads and sooo much more

And,

Check out

Michelle's Recipes

- a stay at home Mom of 6 kids. Michelle's work-in-progress website is being loaded with delicious slow cooker recipes.





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