Review/Recipe: Season with Spice

October 18, 2013

I am a lover of food.
I mean come on, who isn’t? How can you not be?
One thing that makes great food besides great cooks, is great spices!!
So I have a company I want to tell you about.
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I love cooking. I love being able to mess around with different flavors and seasonings to see what you can get. The thing is, there are so many spices out there how do you choose?  It’s really not easy.

I took a wing at it and choose a few I thought would work well in my house hold. Now, I am not an expert in food so I am going to try to describe these items as best as I possible can… This should be fun!!! =P

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Indonesian Ground Nutmeg – Let’s talk about the smell first. The smell of this nutmeg is unlike any I have ever smelt before. It’s strong but fresh. Like you can really smell how fresh it is. You can also really smell the nuttiness within it as well. Season with Spice solely sources  their nutmegs from their native place. I really can’t express how amazing this smells. If you are interested in the Indonesian Ground Nutmeg go HERE. They list 2 articles to find out more about it. I promise you, you wont regret it.

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Vietnamese Cinnamon – First, let me tell you when you go to smell this cinnamon don’t put it to close to your nose like I did. I accidentally ended up snorting some. That was interesting to say the least. I’m actually not a fan of cinnamon. Normally when you go out for breakfast or you purchase something from the store it’s just too much. They overload the item with cinnamon and it just because way too powering. However, this cinnamon… I like. It’s not just regular old cinnamon, it’s a little spicy and I really like that. The smell is very powerful and I really must admit, I really really like it!!!  For more information about the Vietnamese Cinnamon go HERE.

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Smoked Spanish Paprika – I love paprika. I just love the taste it can add to our dinners. But I also love the color it brings with it. I always used paprika when I would make roast beef or roasted pork at one of my old jobs. It gave off a nice little favor but a vibrant color. The Smoked Spanish Paprika is no where in comparison to the one I have always used. The smokeyness is just amazing from this baby. One sniff of this and I feel like I am outside by a campfire. I don’t even know if that makes sense but its’ really smokey and I just love it. And look at how red it is. It’s amazing! It brings so much color to the meal at hand. Everything you want to know about Smoked Spanish Paprika can be found HERE.

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Balinese Pyramid Sea Salt – IS AMAZING!!! The size if the pieces are incredible. I don’t think i have ever seen sea salt in pieces this size before. The salt is amazing. I mean really, a little goes a long way! I can’t really say much about this salt other than it is a must have!! It’s just all around amazing!!! All information about Balinese Pyramid Sea Salt can be found HERE.

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Tandoori Seasoning – This is something I have never heard of before but let me tell you that it is amazing.  The smell is rich and super smokey. This is a blend of different spices like paprika, ginger, garlic, as well as others. It’s really got a unique taste to it and I have to say I really do enjoy it! I really love when spices are vibrant in color! I love when food is colorful, makes it more fun to eat!! =D To read more about Tandoori Seasoning check it out HERE

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Vietnamese Spicy BBQ Seasoning – This was interesting to say the least. I have never had anything like this seasoning. The smell is interesting as well. I had a really hard time pin pointing what it was a was smelling. I want to say I can smell a hint of the Vietnamese Cinnamon but I’m not 100% sure. Now though this was ‘interesting’ to me, it was really good! The scent is powerful and the color of vibrant and by now you can tell these are things I am loving!!!

Now, these are all the seasoning I have so far from Season with Spice and if you can’t tell by now let me inform you…
I AM IN LOVE!!!!!!!

These aren’t like spices I have bought from the store. Now I understand the convenience of a store but these are so fresh and the smell and taste are so powerful that I personally think it is worth the wait of shipping which isn’t very long if you ask me. Good food brings a family together so go get your food on!!!

Now for the recipe!!!!! =P

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Here we have the starting process of what we are making. Squeezing all the juice out the lemons…
So far we have one whole onion 2 things of ginger and lemon juice from 1 lemon.

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Now we have added a 8oz container of plain yogurt and sprinkled some of the Tandoori Seasoning by Season with Spice in.

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Some of the Seasonings from Season with Spice just hanging out.

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Someone got a littler angry and though it would be fun to puncture the pork to death! HAHA
& We also added some Garlic!!!

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Once everything is all blended this is what we got! =) I lied, red food coloring was added after just to bring in some color to our marinade! =) Smart, Right?

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And this is what our pork looked like! Can I say… It was super Yummy!!!

Ingredients:

1 Onion
2 Pieces of Ginger
1 8oz container of plain yogurt
1 spoonful of garlic
1 squeezed lemon
Dash of Balinese Pyramid Sea Salt
Dash of Pepper
Dash of Tandoori Seasoning
Dash of Smoked Spanish Paprika
— Red food coloring for color

Marinade pork for up to 5 hours.
Made on grill —- 300 Degree’s for 2 1/2 hours using hickory smoked wood.

I am extremely happy with Season with Spice. Everything I have is fresh and is simply amazing! You really can’t beat the prices for the quality of product! Everything is fresh, has a wonderful color and has the most amazing taste. I mean I really don’t know how to express how much I love Season with Spice.

At this point, All I can say is to check them out!! It’s a great company with great owners!!!

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Disclosure: I received the products mentioned above in an exchange for my honest review. No other compensation was provided. All opinions are 100% my own.

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15 Comments

  • Alyssa C

    Omg that pork looks amazing! Great review, thanks for sharing

    October 18, 2013 at 9:20 pm Reply
  • amanda knotts

    you need to try savvy spices also! THEY ARE AWESOME

    October 18, 2013 at 10:20 pm Reply
  • Staci L.

    That looks really good! I would love to try the Paprika and I’m sure my husband would love to try the BBQ!

    October 19, 2013 at 11:12 am Reply
  • lydiaf1963

    We use smoky paprika a lot in our Spanish recipes and elsewhere. You’ll also see it called pimentón de la vera. The pork looks delicious! Looks like a good variety of spices.

    October 19, 2013 at 11:45 am Reply
  • Charlie DeRuiter

    That looks so yummy and I love your reveiw of spices. There are some that I have never used before and would be interested in using now. :o)

    October 19, 2013 at 12:17 pm Reply
  • Britni Newton Vigil

    I had no idea there were other kinds of cinnamon out there, thanks for sharing! One of my favorite places I ever visited was the spice market in Turkey and loved trying out all of the different spices.

    Britni @ Play. Party. Pin.

    October 19, 2013 at 1:16 pm Reply
  • Danelle

    I love really good, fresh spices. The difference from what you buy at the store is phenomenal! I’d love to try the Tandoori seasoning.

    October 19, 2013 at 1:56 pm Reply
  • Krystal

    I’ve actually never heard of some of these. This looks awesome.

    October 19, 2013 at 4:37 pm Reply
  • mommasbacon

    Yum! We use Vietnamese Cinnamon for lady fingers. It has a nice bite to it. Yum.

    October 20, 2013 at 6:07 am Reply
  • agatapokutycka

    Good quality, fresh spices are so important in creation of a nice dish…

    October 20, 2013 at 10:27 am Reply
  • Sarah

    Oh wow what some amazing looking spices and gorgeous looking dishes – I have to admit I don’t know much about spices. x

    October 20, 2013 at 11:02 am Reply
  • Vonnie

    I love using cinnamon in my foods. Great overview of the spices! I don’t eat pork but that photo looks yummy! lol

    October 20, 2013 at 1:24 pm Reply
  • Alicia S.

    Those spices look so good!
    I love your picture, making my tummy call for food! LOL

    October 25, 2013 at 6:25 pm Reply
  • Laura Ann

    ohh my goodness yummy! Thanks for sharing!!

    October 28, 2013 at 12:24 pm Reply
  • Krissy

    Looks super delicious!

    October 30, 2013 at 6:51 pm Reply
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