Sep 13, 2012

My spice cabinet must-haves

Today I wanted to share my go-to seasonings and spices that I use all the time. I have so many people ask me what I season my dishes with so I figured I would post about it. My number one item is my Badia Complete Seasoning. I use it in all of my savory dishes including meat, poultry, fish, beans, rice and pasta.  It has a lot of Caribbean and Spanish flavor. I must have garlic powder (as well as my fresh garlic) and Badia makes a great one. Badia products can be found at Kroger, Publix, Food Lion and some Walmart stores (in the event you wanted to check them out for yourself). I also love my fine sea salt and black pepper grinder. I love the multi-colored peppercorns too. They have a very unique taste and is a little less peppery.
For additional flavor and color, I love my Tony Chachere's and Goya Sazon. I do have a number of other items in my spice cabinet but I tend to have my favorites that I use most often. I can't forget my other staples- fresh onion, garlic, scallions and cilantro. So there you have it! What are your favorite spices and seasonings?
Shelly, Mom Files

5 comments:

  1. My sister and her fiance turned me on to Tony Chachere's when I was in New Orleans and I've been hooked ever since.

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  2. Love Tony C's! It makes me sneeze like a mofo, lol, but I still use it. Let's see. Lawry's garlic salt, ground pepper... the thicker kind, sea salt, celery seed, and Old Bay seasoning.

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  3. i'm pretty crazy over cinnamon, vanilla extract, and cumin. sea salt and fresh cracked pepper are amazing too- once you try them, boxed salt and pepper just don't work! my dh really likes tony chachere's and sazon just like you, but he's into spicy meats, whereas i could eat sweet breakfast foods all day long.

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  4. We use alot of the same seasonings but I definitely need to try that Badia complete seasonings. Never had that one before. Can't wait to try it!

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  5. I definitely have my Creole seasoning :)
    I'm just loving on the Oregano that I've added to my favorites.

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