Spice Station Blends to Kick Off 2022
As with many folks during the month of January, you might have a few “new year, new me” goals in mind for the remainder of 2022. Here at Spice Station, we’re hoping that also includes a few upgrades to your spice rack and apothecary shelf. With busy lives and even busier schedules in our modern age, the casual cook shouldn’t have to sacrifice top-chef seasonings because they simply don’t have the time or energy. This is why we’ve compiled a short list of 7 spice and herb blends to kick off 2022 that will keep you cooking, and thriving, with integrity all year long — no matter what your “day to day” might look like.
Around the World Curry Set
If one of your New Year’s Resolutions is “self care,” then why not treat yourself to this decadent mix of curry blends from all over the world? With authentic and exotic spice combinations that are guaranteed to keep you warm during the winter months, this set is perfect for the cozy curry lover.
What’s Included: Vadovan Curry (Belgium), Punjabi Curry (India), Kare Raisu (Japan), Thai Green Curry (Thailand), Mama Maria Curry (Jamaica), Baba’s Red Curry (Indonesia), Coconut Colombo Curry (Sri Lanka) and Tom Tom Carabbee Curry (Caribbean).
Blackened Jerk Rub
Perfect for grilling, this dry rub is sure to impress at your next backyard BBQ. Used for any meat (but we prefer it on chicken or pork), this blend can be added directly or used as a marinade.
What’s Included: Flavors of chiles, thyme, cinnamon, ginger, allspice, cloves, garlic and onions.
Stay healthy and keep those cholesterol levels in check with this carefully crafted spice blend. Although not a guaranteed cure, each ingredient is chosen for its ability to combat high cholesterol levels as an ayurvedic health alternative. Can be used as a culinary seasoning or health supplement. Try adding a bit to your green smoothie for a pick-me-up!
What’s Included: Turmeric, chile, paprika, ginger, black peppercorn, black cumin, mustard, asafoetida, garlic, cinnamon and cilantro.
Montreal Steak Spice
This popular dry rub is not only excellent on steaks, but can enhance the natural flavors of grilled vegetables, chicken, pork, seafood and more. Also commonly used as a marinade when mixed with soy sauce or olive oil, this vibrant spice blend will perk up any meal in a flash.
What’s Included: Pepper, salt, coriander, dill, mustard seeds, dehydrated garlic and onions, red pepper flakes, rosemary, thyme, paprika and caraway seeds.
Peruvian Spice Blend
Spice up your life with our Peruvian blend which gently balances the heat that it brings. The bold and bright flavors of this blend work excellent on fish, pork and chicken in particular.
What’s Included: Peruvian aji amarillo and aji panca chiles, citric lime leaves, additional aromatic herbs and spices.
Spicy Sweet Korean BBQ
For fans of eastern cooking, this Korean BBQ blend is sure to tantalize your taste buds. Highly versatile in its use, the spicy sweet combination can be used as a marinade (for both meat and tofu), or as a dipping sauce with a serious kick.
What’s Included: A blend of ginger and garlic that makes this sweet and spicy mix a traditional Korean staple.
Witch’s Brew Herbal Blend
Needless to say, we all want to be healthy and virus-free in this new year. Packed with immune-boosting antioxidants, this herbal blend can be used as a tea to help ward off colds, flu and viral infections. At the very least, the aromatic and warm aromas of this blend will soothe the senses and help you relax after a long day.
What’s Included: Linden flowers, lemon verbena, ginger, elder flowers and berries, rose hips, cloves, peppermint, oregano, birch bark, goji berries, raspberry leaf, rosemary, orange peel, dandelion, turmeric, nettle leaf, honey powder, blackberry leaf, angelica root, wild cherry bark, spearmint, gentian root, borage, tulsi seed, cinnamon and more!