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25 Spices Every Kitchen Must Have

25 Spices Every Kitchen Must Have
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While most people think of spices, seasonings, and herbs as the substances that make our food taste good, these colorful ingredients also pack a nutritional punch. They are filled with an impressive list of phyto-nutrients, essential oils, antioxidants, minerals and vitamins that are essential for overall wellness. Here are the 25 spices every kitchen must have to spice up your life, your recipes, and your palate.

  1. Ground Cumin
  2. Basil
  3. Cinnamon
  4. Bay Leaves
  5. Smoked Paprika
  6. Thyme
  7. Garlic Powder
  8. Oregano
  9. Onion Powder
  10. Rosemary
  11. Nutmeg Powder
  12. Red Pepper Flakes
  13. Coriander Powder
  14. Cayenne Pepper
  15. Ground Cloves
  16. Turmeric
  17. Curry Powder
  18. Yellow Mustard
  19. Cardamom Powder
  20. Cajun Seasoning
  21. Allspice Powder
  22. Chili Powder
  23. Ginger Powder
  24. Black Pepper
  25. Sea Salt

Storing Spices

When storing spices, your biggest enemies are: air, light, humidity, and heat. If you purchase spices in bulk, store them in an airtight container in the freezer. Store smaller quantities in a cool, dry place.

This information was provided by Pereg Natural Foods.

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