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  • Behind the Seasoning: Cuban Island Spice
    January 1, 2022

    Behind the Seasoning: Cuban Island Spice

    Think of Cuba and you’ll likely be picturing the booming years of the very early 1950s: the Tropicana Club, music and dance, a steady supply of rum, fashionable Panama hats and Cuban heels, Cuban cigars, and hedonistic tourists. You may not immediately think of the food, which is a shame. While simple in preparation and presentation, Cuban food is rich in flavor. Cuban cuisine is a product of many cultural influences including Spanish, Portuguese, West African, Afro-Caribbean, French, and Chinese.

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  • Behind the Seasoning: Georgia Peach Spice
    January 1, 2022

    Behind the Seasoning: Georgia Peach Spice

    Unlike the ubiquitous fall favorite, pumpkin (where the spices contribute much of the flavor to the finished product), the appeal of a perfect peach pie is the distinctive flavor of the peaches themselves.

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  • Behind the Seasoning: Baker’s Brew Coffee Spice
    January 1, 2022

    Behind the Seasoning: Baker’s Brew Coffee Spice

    Sometimes, the very best creations are a happy accident. Coffee beans, legend holds, were discovered by an Ethiopian shepherd who noticed his sheep wildly dancing from bush to bush, in search of red berries. Curious, he grabbed a handful for himself and shortly joined his sheep in excited dance. Like the discovery of coffee itself, such was the case with Savory Spice Shop's Baker’s Brew Coffee Spice…though there was a little less wild dancing involved.

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  • Behind the Seasoning: Buffalo
    January 1, 2022

    Behind the Seasoning: Buffalo

    Many of our seasonings are inspired by popular condiments and sauces. For example, our Tarragon Citrus Shallot Seasoning is basically a dry form of a classic bernaise sauce. And Harissa Spice Mix is our rendition of the spicy condiment found on most Moroccan tables. So it made sense that we took the same approach with one of America’s favorite condiments—Buffalo sauce. Below is a brief history of Buffalo sauce as well as the behind-the-scenes inspiration for the two newest members of our product line-up: Buffalo Wing Dry Sauce and Buffalo Bleu Dip & Dressing Mix.

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  • #REF!
    February 15, 2020

    Behind the Seasoning: Black Onyx Chocolate Sugar

    With over 160 different spice blends lining the shelves of our stores, people are always curious to know what inspired all of our unique flavor combinations. So we’d like to share with you the process by which our limited time (exclusively for Valentine’s Day) Black Onyx Chocolate Sugar was created.

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