SPICES TO KEEP ON HAND

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

I wanted to make a list to show spices I like to keep on hand. I think spices can be the most expensive part of some recipes so if you have them in your kitchen cabinet you will be set for the year. There are cheaper places to buy spices, Big Lots has spices for cheap. They may not be top of the line, but they work! I buy a lot of my spices at the Amish Bulk Store we visit every year. I believe once you have your spice cabinet full, you can enjoy many great recipes and not break the bank. There is nothing worse than seeing a recipe that calls for 4-5 spices and you do not have them on hand. This is not a complete list of all spices, but these are great spices to keep on hand.

Basic Cooking:

Chili Powder
Cumin
Chili Powder
Garlic Powder
Onion Powder
Basil
Bay Leaves
Cayenne Pepper
Cilantro
Salt and Pepper
Celery Seed
Cinnamon
Rosemary
Thyme

 

Baking:

Allspice
Anise
Arrowroot
Cloves
Ginger
Nutmeg and Cinnamon
Coriander

Garnishes and Sauces:

Bay Leaves
Cardamom
Chives
Dill Weed
Mustard
Paprika
Rosemary
Tumeric

Here are some of our favorite seasonings we have made from our spice cabinet:

Cajun Seasoning – we use this in a lot of our recipes, such as our Cajun Seafood Dip, Cajun Cheese Crackers, Cajun Cabbage Jambalya, Oven Baked Pork Chops,  Dirty Rice.

Italian Seasoning

Poultry Seasoning

Taco Seasoning

 

Be sure and PIN these Spices to Keep on Hand: 
© The Southern Lady Cooks photos and text – All rights reserved. No copying, posting on other sites, or other uses allowed without written permission of the copyright holder.

Feel free to share by clicking on the Facebook, Pinterest or Twitter icons below.  You can print by clicking on the green printer icon at the top and bottom of every post on this site.

Save

 

One Comment

  1. I like to buy good brands of spices. Things don’t last long and so don’t keep many on hand. like spicy things and my husband does not.

We enjoy your comments but due to the large volume we must delete comments often. We try to do this weekly and sometimes more often. Positive comments about a recipe you tried and loved are always welcome. Thank you so much for commenting here.