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Used to enhance the flavor of foods since humans started cooking. Cooking with herbs and spices is healthy and inspiring. Find out all about how to use and store them here in this category.
Capsaicin, the heat of peppers, is oil soluble. It cannot be broken down easily by water. This is important to remember. Keep in mind that anything that is oil soluble, can be broken down or diffused by alcohol.So, if you have added too much heat to any recipe, you can break it down by adding fat. T…
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Many recipes call for vanilla. Some examples are: cookies pies cakes candy some beverage recipes puddings ice cream milk shakes
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Imitation vanilla is manufactured either from clove oil (eugenol) or as a breakdown product of lignin from a conifer (e.g., spruce, Picea). Pure vanilla chemically has over 200 elemental chemicals that give it its taste and smell, and it is impossible to mimic this 100% today. The main compound t…
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Yes, the plant is an herbaceous plant. The banana is a fruit.Yes they are technically herbs, though they are most commonly considered to be fruit since natural bananas have seeds inside.
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Answer A form of licourish i think or at least, very like it. its a root plant, you chew the root and it tasts like licourish.
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Trimming Mint Mint is a very prolific plant that will keep growing almost no matter what you do to it. I'm not sure there is a "proper" way to trim it. Some use their fingernails to break off individual leaves as they are needed. Personally, I use a pair of scissors and cut the stems. You can han…
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paprika and horses Horses vary greatly. Some might be allergic to apples or some might be allergic to barley.Paprika is the main ingrediant is Black-As-Knight so you should be fine. BUT if you are worried or your horse is a breeding stallion or a broodmare then it may be wise to talk to your vet …
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Any seasonings that contain plant material (this would include pepper and seasoned salt) could be sealed in airtight containers and frozen. They don't actually freeze like other food, but their essential oils do and that keeps them from losing their flavor. I've keep Indian spices like this for …
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Nobody, herbs are plants. Plants, like all other living things, evolved by natural selection. Humans only discovered what was already there and found uses for it.
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oregano, basil, vinegar, garlic, peppercorn and a dash of olive oil
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Answer You didn't mention if you had your cat to the vets. If not please take your cat to the vet as she could have a twisted bowl or other problems. Just because cats eat (more like grazing) doesn't mean they are well. There are also Homeopathic Veterinary doctors and you might like to try the …
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Answer:In a jar!  Answer:In a cool dark place that isn't too dry, or the beans will dry out. Yes, storing them in a glass jar is the best.
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It's a spice used in curry dishes mostly. It's gotten some press lately as being a powerful antioxidant, and it's been suggested that the reason for India's low rates of Alzheimer's disease could possibly be caused by the high consumption of turmeric. Answer:Turmeric is a kind of spice used in India…
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Answer The chemical compound most responsible for the spiciness associated with peppers is capsaicin.
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 Pepper and Cumin Peppercorns are, by monetary value, the most widely traded spice in the world, accounting for 20 percent of all spice imports in 2002. Cumin is second.
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go to celadon city and you'll see a guy who says his tongue is hot because of the coffee or something like that,go to the building just beside that guy and then go up and left then you will see some pokemon(nidoran male,clefairy and meowth) talk to the lady and she will give you the tea then go out …
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Citronella is a plant that can be grown by gardeners. Like most herbs, citronella can be extracted in crushed or dried forms. The dried product or extraction, made into a concoction, decoction or essence, can in turn be made into candles, homeopathic insecticides or mosquito repellents.
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Saffron Saffron, with the botanical name crocus sativus, is the most expensive spice in the world. Derived from the dried stigmas of the purple saffron crocus, it takes anything from 70,000 to 250,000 flowers to make one pound of saffron. The flowers have to be individually hand-picked in the aut…
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Answer 1) Hang them up, or spread them out on a screen/net. 2) Maintain a humidity of 50% or less, by venting or using a dehumidifier (see alternate method below). 3) Limit light/sun exposure. 4) promote some air circulation (doesn't have to be much). 5) they are dry when the stem snap. 6) F…
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First, pick your herbs. Then tie each kind of herb together at the stem with the rubber band. Then hang them up (I used a clothesline) in somewhere dry, cool, and shady. I used my shed. Then wait a few weeks, and when the herbs are crumbly, pull the herb off the stem part and store!
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Cavender's Greek Seasoning Clone 2 teaspoons salt 2 teaspoons dried oregano 1-1/2 teaspoons onion powder 1-1/2 teaspoons garlic powder 1 teaspoon cornstarch 1 teaspoon pepper 1 teaspoon beef bouillon granules, (or pareve bouillon) 1 teaspoon parsley flakes 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/2 t…
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I love using tarragon on chicken. just sprinkle some dried crushed leaves. It's delicious! Tarragon makes an excellent ingredient for infusing through vinegar. Just fill ajar with the bruised leaves, and pour warmed cider or wine vinegar over them. Seal and leave for two weeks, shaking daily. Then s…
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See the Related Link for a large, clear image of close-up coriander leaves.
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The rhizome maggots affect turmeric in such a way that it normalizes blood sugar. It also reduces the possibility of Alzheimer's Disease.
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Sage - the colour Sage is a pale, grayed-green colour, popular in the South-Western decorating style. Sage - the herb Sage is a perennial herb, commonly used in chicken dishes and stuffing for turkey. Sage - the person Sage is usually an older person of experience. Someone who is wise in the ways of…
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There are several herbs that are used to make up Herbes de Provence, and there are variations on what ingredient are used. The basic ones are thyme, oregano, rosemary, lavender and savory.
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Answer yes it can I do it all the time No need. I have some in the refirgerator I made 2 years ago and it's delicious. It WAS covered with a 1/2" of olive oil!
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saffron is the most wonderful,amazing girl you will ever meet she is smart and funny and obsessed with the tv show "friends" you'll be very lucky to meet saffron
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Habanero from Mexico is the spiciest chile. According to the Scoville scale, Jalapeño scores 2,500 to 10,000. Habanero scores 80,000 to 300,000-------------------The Guinness book of records states that the hottest pepper is the Bhut Jolokia from India. It has a Scoville rating of 1,001,304.-----…
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Saffron Saffron is the stamen, or filament of a crocus. It is like small threads of a yellow/orange color. It also comes in powder form. It is commonly used to flavor and add color to broths and rice dishes. A little goes a long way, which is good because it is not cheap. Since Saffron is expens…
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A massala or masala in English is basically a curry sauce. For example, a chicken tikka massala is "chicken in a tikka sauce". In Indian however, Masala means "gravy". To Indians the masala is not a sauce, but a spicy gravy. A masala is a blend of spices, sometimes herbs, sometimes stock, sometimes …
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A clover like plant (Trigonella Foenum- Graecum) having white flowers. Its mildly bitter seeds and aromatic are used as flavouring.
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I hear the Egyptian pyramid have yielded lots of still edible items - including spices - thus, thousands of years for some.When keeping spices, you should always have an air tight container. So long as that's the case, they should last as long as you have them in stock.
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modern: arthur miller and nicky silver
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Yes you can eat spicy foods but like everything too much can cause problems
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While Pepper is higher in calories than Salt, (About 16 calories per tbsp serving compared to Salt, which has no calories.) it also contains far less sodium (3mg per tbsp, compared to 6976mg per tbsp of table salt.) making it preferable for those with high blood pressure or worried about developing …
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The truth is that no one knows because the recipe was discontinued sometime after the sale of the company back in 1964. Harland David Sanders, better known as Colonel Sanders (September 9, 1890 - December 16, 1980)was raised by a black mother, basinia cassidy and white father who died at 33. took to…
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Answer justin is a young boy of 47 still in year 11 because he kept getting sent back to primary school.he has so much testosterone his fingers are like sausages and hes started to develope only oeastrogen.hes due later this year with a hermothadite for a father.lets hope justins son will do bet…
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Ginger helps with nausea caused by motion sickness and also with morning sickness. Additionally, not only does it act as a natural antihistamine and a mild decongestant, but it is also great for a sore throat. The herb promotes the release of bile from the gallbladder for people suffering from galls…
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Herbs are plants.
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Renewable means it comes back after it is 'used', like water or sunlight, or it can be grown again, like pine trees. Saltpeter (potassium nitrate) is non-renewable.
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red pepper
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A reddish colored resin obtained from spiny shrub, Commiphora myrrha in a similar manner to frankincense; not usually burnt but dissolved in oil and either eaten or used as medicine and cosmetic (Ps. 45:8; Matt. 2:11).
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If there's a way to "get some of it out" before it's stirred in, do so. Usually one doesn't find out about the overage until the stirring is done, though. Then it's time to dilute or cover the taste. It might be possible (if there is time) to put a couple of thickly sliced potatoes in the curry and …
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Vanilla is a flavoring and an aromatic. It comes from the seeds of an orchid. The vanilla beans are the pods of the orchid that hold the seeds. The seeds can be used directly in foods and the pods are often used to flavor foods by steeping them in hot liquid. Vanilla extract often used in baking is …
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A herb is a type of plant that is usually very aromatic, and tastes good.some rare herbs are only found in spesific places
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The amount of ginger that is in a tea bag varies greatly. There are different brands and even homemade versions that use different amounts, cuts, dried, and fresh ginger in their tea bags.
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Answer It is believed that turmeric consumption in India is the reason for that country's low level of Alzeheimer's Disease. It's also being researched for possible benefits with cancer and liver disorders. In Ayurvedic medicine, turmeric is regarded as a readily available antiseptic for cuts, b…
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you can but you will have a weird accentyou might get sickbut most likely you won't
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it was discoverd in europe.
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Answer 1/4 tsp powder = 1 whole clove..
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Answer:You could do it in a low temp oven and just keep an eye on them. Or buy a dehydrator they work well.
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Paprika is a spice made from the grinding of dried fruits of Capsicum annuum (e.g., bell peppers or chili peppers). In many European languages, the wordpaprika refers to bell peppers themselves. The seasoning is used in many cuisines to add color and flavor to dishes. Paprika can range from mild to …
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The Muslim world tended to play an intermediary role in world trade. They controlled the overland trading routes between Europe and Asia. Until the voyages of exploration and discovery in the 15th and 16th centuries, they also controlled the sea routes between Africa and Asia.
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Spanish soldiers and friars scattered the seeds...to mark a trail Spanish soldiers and friars scattered the seeds...to mark a trail
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1 clove of garlic is equivalent to 1 teaspoon of chopped garlic 1 teaspoon of chopped garlic is equivalent to one-half teaspoon of minced garlic. So, one-half teaspoon of (drained) jarred minced garlic is equivalent to a garlic clove. Here are some other useful conversions: 1 garlic bulb = about…
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Cinnamon is very dry and if not swallowed with water, it prevents you from being able to swallow.
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You usually have stomach problems (constipation, ulcers, diarrhea, etc.) the next day, so the best solution is to let nature take its course (i.e., take a dump until it's all flushed out). Hope this helps!
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As a guess I would say salt and pepper. Salt is not a spice. Spices are organic, and salt is a mineral. I would guess pepper and either capsicum (chilis) or cumin.
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Answer There is a GREAT dip that we use with rye bread. (You dip the rye bread in the dip) YUM! It is great to add to beef meals and it's in my veggie dip recipe and ir's vey testy.
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Cream of Tartar (1/2 tsp.) 1/2 tsp. white vinegar or lemon juice
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Pepper would only melt ice in the presence of sunlight which would absorb into the pepper, warm up, and raise the temperature of the ice near to or touching the pepper. Coffee grounds, planting soil etc. would work the same way. On a larger size scale, tree trunks often have a hole around them where…
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Marjoram is a decent substitute, but nothing quite has that licorice flavor. You can also use a little anise depending on the application to achieve a similar flavor.You can use anise seed or fennel leaves.Basil. You can also use thyme or oregano
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Garlic is a bulbous plant species in the genus Allium.
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Hello, i do have a penne pasta recipe but I'm afraid it does not have pesto in it. Anyway i will give you the recipe. My friends love it and so does the rest of the family. This recipe serves 4 people. oz=ounces lb=pound(s) floz= fluid ounces Ingredients: 400g(14oz) dried penne or 500g (1lb) fresh…
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...usually pork, but they can be any ground meat in a casing really- turkey, chicken, beef, lamb, etc.
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Ginger is used in:Asian Cooking (Indian, Chinese and other Asian cuisines) as a spice that gives a nice smell and flavor to the foodIn Traditional Asian Medicine - to treat upset stomach, cough, cold etc
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Orrisroot is the ground rhizome of a bearded iris. It is not edible. It can be replaced with vanilla bean, chamomile flowers, or angelica.
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Spices have a long shelf life. Some guidelines for all spices, including Shilling spices, are that herbs should only be kept from one to three years. Ground spices should only be kept from two to three years. Seasoning blends should be kept from one to two years and whole spices from three to four y…
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San Francisco-based A. Schilling & Company was merged into McCormick & Company in 1946. Since then, McCormick has continued to sell spices under the Schilling brand chiefly in the western United States, although some well-known products have been discontinued under the Schilling name and are…
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Of commonly used spices, probably saffron.The dearest spice in the world is saffron
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Answer: its actually an Orchid plant From the vanilla bean
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Nutmeg is used to flavor eggnog. It is generally added as a decorative spice on top. Some people stir it in while they are making it.
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What I would suggest is if you are interested in trying particular herbs or plants to increase your (a woman's) libido, first check to see if there are published studies that indicate that those herbs or plants really work. One example that comes to mind is the nonprescription arousal oil named Zes…
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i have no idea I'm thinking it comes from Italy Garlic originated in southwestern Siberia. It later migrated to the Mediterranean which is often credited for it but this is as inaccurate as saying tomatoes are native to Italy.
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try sugar and a little salt
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Yes, it is safe to take fenugreek during menses. This is a plant used to treat diabetes and it is recommended that you mix it with food.
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depending on the kind of spice , you should only keep them from 6 months to 2 years, if the smell and color have faded, Get rid of it . Freezing them makes them last even longer,.I just found a can of Dill seed from 1977, i had to argue with my grandpa to throw it out....Don't worry , i never used t…
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Peppercorns are the dried berries of a flowering vine.
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Ricardo seasonings (often spelled recardo or racardo) is a type of spice used in many Central American dishes. It comes in two types: black and red. Both have a strong smell similar to vinegar. The red variety is frequently used to season meats, while the black is used in many soups.
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Approximately 4 to 6 inches of uncut raw herb. Similar to a branch on a tree but refers to smaller bushes.
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There were many different herbs and spices used in Colonial America. The herbs included angelica, anise-hyssop, basil, bee balm, betony, clove pink, costmary, feverfew, foxglove, garden heliotrope, horehound, hyssop, lady's mantle, lamb's ear, lavender, lemon balm, lobelia, lovage, orris root, orang…
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PEPPER, SALT, ROSMARY, NUTMAG, SEASON SALT, GARLICK SALT, GARLICK POWDER, CINAMIN.SAGE, and MINT.
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Its is the single most expensive spice in the world by weight. It is used to flavor rice, noodles, meats, and vegetables. Use sparingly. You can grind it in a mortar and pestle and them steep it in a little bit of hot water to bloom the flavor before adding it to a dish. Depending on the dish you mi…
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The Scoville Scale is a measure of the heat level or pungency of chilli peppers; the greater number of Scoville units, the hotter the pepper. The scoville scale measures the level of capsaicin, the active principle that causes the heat. The scale ranges from the bell pepper with zero scoville units,…
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From Asia or chinaAlso, Ginger comes from all good supermarkets
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Chili, Cayenne, Oregano, Rosemary, Tarragon, Cinnamon, Ginger, Garlic, Nutmeg, Onion, Black pepper, Cilantro, Curry powder, and Salt
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cinnamon, oregano, pepper, salt, cloves, rosemary, basil, cumin, thyme, and bay leaves
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Answer Using a good quality Vanilla Extract one teaspoon (5ml) will provide the same flavour as one bean. Beware of Vanilla Essense which is not made from Vanilla Beans. For more Vanilla info browse to www.reunionfood.co.nz
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in a chemistry supply catalog. someone told me you can find it in a drug store, but I've never looked there.
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For the best quality true (Ceylon) cinnamon, try Arayuma fair trade, organic cinnamon. I'ts guaranteed gluten-free, and grown by small-scale producers in Sri Lanka.i do not see why they would need to guarantee cinnamon as gluten free , For best results, I have heard Shanigs Ceylon Company exports Tr…
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It has been discontinued but the first ingredient was corn flour--a.k.a. masa. The rest is chili powder and seasonings. A good Chili Quik substitute can be made using: 1/4 cup masa3 TBS chili powder1 tsp. salt1 tsp. cumin1 tsp. oregano powder1/2 tsp. of onion powder1/2 tsp garlic powderCombine well …
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You can use almond or hazelnut extract. Or if you don't have vanilla bean on hand, you can use vanilla extract.
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