Good source for herbs and spices?

Discussion in 'Professional Chefs' started by justfryit, Feb 16, 2005.

  1. justfryit

    justfryit

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    I was wondering if anyone has a great source for herbs & spices?
    Good prices and good quality.

    Thanks.
     
  2. pete

    pete Moderator Staff Member

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    Are you looking for fresh herbs or dried? If you are looking for fresh, check out your local farmer's market or call around and see where restaurants are getting their stuff, if locally. As far as dried herbs and spices go, I am a big Penzey's fan. They are a spice store with a number of outlets across the country and a great online store. The spices are great, but you will pay a premium price for them. Well, worth the extra money as far as I am concerned. Check out their website at:

    http://www.penzeys.com/cgi-bin/penzeys/shophome.html
     
  3. bigblue250

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    Try R.L. Schreiber, they have a web site and there products are top notch. My distributor comes to the resturant once every 2-3 weeks just like a Snap-On tool guy.
     
  4. txacoli

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    Mountain People's Warehouse....Auburn, California. Lots of organic herbs and spices. Great coarse black pepper.
     
  5. freshfromgarden

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    I grow my own organic herbs like different kinds of basil, hot peppers, and veggies on my land. It is good and safer that way.