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Arrowroot Powder

$ 2.00 USD

Latin name Maranta arundinacea
Origin Thailand
Uses Culinary
Pkg Size 4 ounces
Volume approx .25 cups
Comments

Arrowroot powder is the powder of a tuberous root that yields an easily digestible starch. Used as a thickener, like corn starch, but has no identifying color or taste. Naturally gluten-free.

Bacon Bits, Imitation

$ 2.00 USD

A flavorful addition to salads, dips, and spreads, without the cholesterol of real bacon.  Contains CHA as an antioxidant to prevent spoilage.

Best stored in airtight jars and kept in cool storage.

Soy flour, soy bean oil, salt, natural smoke flavor, natural and artificial flavors, caramel and artificial colors, BHA

4 ounces

Bee Pollen

$ 4.75 USD

Origin China
Uses Food use
Pkg Size 4 ounce
Volume approx .35 cups
Comments Whole pellets of pollen gathered by bees from wildflowers.  Bee pollen is reputed to contain a spectrum of vitamins, minerals, trace elements, enzymes, and amino acids.  Best stored in airtight jars and kept in cool storage.
Note Bee pollen should be regarded as potentially dangerous to people with allergic reactions to pollens.
Ingredients Pollens

Buttermilk Powder

$ 3.50 USD

Description BUTTERMILK POWDER 1-lb
Origin USA
Uses Culinary, Baking
Pkg Size 4 ounces
Volume approx .5 cups
Comments

Ideal for baking, as it adds moisture and subtle buttermilk flavor to baked goods. Added convenience since you can mix just the right amount for your recipe. Lacks the same acidity of traditional buttermilk, so may not activate baking soda in some recipes.

Instructions

4 tablespoons powder and 1 cup water is equivalent to 1 cup buttermilk. Add powder with dry ingredients in recipe.

Note  
Ingredients Spray-dried buttermilk (skim milk, lactic acid, and cultures)

Cheese Powder - Mild Cheddar

$ 3.50 USD

Origin USA
Uses Culinary
Pkg Size 4 ounces
Volume approx .5 cups
Comments A powdered cheese blend suitable for macaroni and cheese, sprinkling on potatoes as a substitute for butter, flavoring popcorn, and using in a variety of other recipes.
Note To make macaroni and cheese, cook 6 oz of elbow macaroni.  Drain water out of pot.  Add 1.5 oz of cheese powder, 1/4 cup of butter or margerine, and 1/4 cup of milk to macaroni.  Stir over low heat until blended smooth.
Ingredients Cheddar cheese (pasteurize milk, cheese cultures, salt, enzymes), whey, salt, disodium phosphate, lactic acid.

Cheese Powder - Kraft recipe

$ 3.50 USD

Origin USA
Uses Culinary
Pkg Size 4 ounces
Volume approx .5 cups
Comments A powdered cheese blend suitable for macaroni and cheese, sprinkling on potatoes as a substitute for butter, flavoring popcorn, and using in a variety of other recipes.
Note To make macaroni and cheese, cook 6 oz of elbow macaroni.  Drain water out of pot.  Add 1.5 oz of cheese powder, 1/4 cup of butter or margerine, and 1/4 cup of milk to macaroni.  Stir over low heat until blended smooth.
Ingredients Cheddar cheese (pasteurize milk, cheese cultures, salt, enzymes), whey, salt, disodium phosphate, lactic acid.

Chicory Root - Roated

$ 2.25 USD

Description Chicory root, roasted
Latin name Cichorium intybus var. sativum
Origin France
Uses Coffee substitute, Natural health
Pkg Size 4 ounces
Volume approx .5 cups
Comments Often used as a coffee substitute, or blended in equal proportions with ground, dark-roast coffee in order to reduce caffeine intake.
Note For a New Orleans style coffee, blend 2/3 cup French roast coffee and 1/3 cup chicory root.  Brew in a French press, sweeten and add hot milk or cream to your preference.
Ingredients Chicory root

Cinnamon Powder

$ 2.00 USD

Botanical Name: Cinnamomum cassia
Origin: Indonesia
Uses: Baking, Desserts, Pomander Powder Spice, Etc...
Package Size: 4 ounces
Volume: .5 cups
Comments: Korintje Cinnamon. Approx 2.5-2.75% oil content.
This is hot apple pie type cinnamon.

Cinnamon Powder Saigon

$ 2.00 USD

Botanical name Cinnamomum loureiroi
Origin Vietnam
Uses Culinary
Package Size 4 ounces
Volume approx .5 cups
Comments Saigon cinnamon is an extraordinarily intense and flavorful cinnamon, with a whopping 5% essential oil content (as opposed to most other cinnamons which have about 2.5% oil content).  It packs a full punch of cinnamon intensity, and features well in dishes where cinnamon is key, such as in desserts, cinnamon rolls, etc.

Citric Acid Granules

$ 2.75 USD

Origin China
Uses Baking, Soapmaking, Preserving
Pkg Size 4 ounces
Volume approx .5 cups
Comments

Food-grade citric acid, used in applications such as canning, candymaking, sausage making, pickling, and soapmaking.  Also referred to as "sour salt."

Cocoa Powder

$ 3.50 USD

Old Dutch

4 ounces

approx .5 cups

Our Guittard medium-roast, Dutch-processed cocoa powder is excellent for all and any of your baking needs!  Unsweetened, with 24% cocoa butter.

Guittard Old-Dutch cocoa processed with potassium carbonate

Coconut Milk Powder

$ 4.50 USD

Origin Philippines
Uses Culinary
Pkg Size 4 ounces
Volume approx .5 cups (dry)
Comments

A substitute for liquid coconut milk if you cannot find it in local stores or do not want the hassle of storing bulky cans.  Also used for cosmetic purposes in lotions, creams, etc.

Note To rehydrate, add 1/3 cup of coconut milk powder to 1 cup of hot water.  Use a whisk or blender to dissolve; use as you would use liquid coconut milk.
Ingredients Dehydrated coconut milk, maltodextrin, milk proteins.

Coconut Fancy Shred

$ 3.00 USD

Latin name Cocos nucifera
Origin Phillippines
Uses Baking
Pkg Size 4 ounces
Volume approx 1.5 cups
Comments

Unsweetened coconut; not like sweetened "baker's" coconut. Good for use in desserts, cake frosting, cookies, etc. Does not contain sulfites or other preservatives. Cut shreds are approximately 5-8mm.

Cream of Tarter

$ 2.50 USD

Origin Spain
Uses Culinary
Pkg Size 4 ounces
Volume approx .5 cups
Comments

Cream of tartar is a by-product of wine, used to give a creamier texture to candies and frostings.  It is also used to stabilize and add volume to beaten egg whites.

Note Cream of tartar also may be used to clean pots, pans, and silverware (especially brass and copper), by adding it to hot or boiling water and using it to scrub clean.
Ingredients Cream of tartar (potassium bitartrate)

Ginger Root Powder

$ 3.50 USD

Description:

Ginger Root Powder

Botanical Name:

Zingiber officinale

Origin:

India

Uses:

Baking, Desserts

Package Size:

4 ounces

Comments:

High oil content - do not store in plastic spice jars.

Ginger Slices, Crystallized

$ 6.00 USD

Description Ginger root slices, crystallized
Latin name Zingiber officinale
Origin Thailand
Uses Baking, Natural health
Pkg Size 1 Lb
Volume

approx .5 cups

Comments

Ideal for baking and snacking, and often eaten to preventative nausea and motion sickness.  Has a spicy-sweet taste with a chewy and moist texture.

Note Our crystallized ginger does not contain sulfites or preservatives.
Ingredients Ginger, sugar

Honey Powder

$ 2.50 USD

Origin USA
Uses Culinary, Soapmaking
Pkg Size 4 ounces
Volume approx .15 cups
Comments

Used primarily in baking, soaps, etc.  Does not retain full honey flavor; tastes like a milk, starchy powdered-sugar.

Note To rehydrate, use 3/4 parts powder to 1 part water.
Ingredients Natural honey, maltodextrin.

Lecithin Granules

$ 3.50 USD

Origin USA
Uses Culinary
Pkg Size 4 ounce
Volume approx .5 cups
Comments

Lecithin and its primary component, choline, are extracted from soy.  It is often mixed with foods and then consumed as a nutritional supplement, and is used extensively in processed foods as an emulsifier.  It has a mild, nutty flavor.

Note Color may vary from one shipment to another.
Ingredients Soy lecithin

Lemon Granules

$ 5.00 USD

Latin name Citrus limon
Origin USA
Uses Culinary, Tea use
Pkg Size 4 ounces
Volume approx .5 cups
Comments

Also known as lemon zest, lemon peel granules are used extensively in recipes calling for lemon rind.  Also suitable for use in soaps.  Granules are about 1/3 the size of a grain of rice.

Note To reconstitute, use equal parts granules and water and let sit for 10 minutes.
Ingredients Lemon peel

Lemon Juice Powder

$ 4.00 USD

4 Ounces

Lemon juice powder can be used to make lemon juice or lemonade, and may be used as a substitute in recipes that call for lemon juice.  May also be used to rim glasses for cocktails.

To reconstitute mix 1 teaspoon of lemon juice powder with 1/4 cup of water.

Corn syrup solids, lemon juice, lemon oil, BHT (as a preservative).



Lime Juice Powder

$ 4.00 USD

Lime juice powder can be used to make lime juice or limeade, and may be used as a substitute in recipes that call for lime juice.  May also be used to rim glasses for cocktails.

To reconstitute mix 1 teaspoon of lime juice powder with 1/4 cup of water.

Corn syrup solids, lime juice, lime oil.

4 ounces

Mace Powder

$ 19.00 USD

Botanical name: Myristic fragrans
Origin: Indonesia
Uses: Baking, Culinary
Package Size: 4 wt ounce
Volume: approx 1/2 cup
Comments: Mace is sweeter and lighter in flavor than nutmeg.  Use sparingly; often used as a dessert spice, especially for cakes, cookies, and pies.
Note:  Packaged in our spice jar with duel flap lid.

Nutmeg Powder

$ 9.00 USD

Botanical Name: Myristic fragrans
Origin: East Indies
Uses: Desserts & Baking; Pies, Cakes and Cookies
Package Size: 4 ounce
Note: Excessive consumption of Nutmeg is toxic.

Nutmeg Whole

$ 11.50 USD

Botanical Name: Myristica fragrans
Origin: West Indies
Uses: Desserts & Gourmet Cuisine, Crafting...Garlands, Wreaths
Package Size: 4 ounces
Approx. Volume: 25 pieces
Note: Excessive consumption of Nutmeg is toxic.

Orange Granules

$ 2.75 USD

Latin name Citrus sinensis
Origin USA
Uses Culinary, Tea use
Pkg Size 4 ounce
Volume approx .5 cups
Comments

Also known as orange zest, oreange peel granules are used extensively in recipes calling for orange rind.  Also suitable for use in soaps.  Granules are about 1/3 the size of a grain of rice.

Note To reconstitute, use equal parts granules and water and let sit for 10 minutes.
Ingredients Orange peel

Poppy Seeds - Seed

$ 2.00 USD

Botanical Name: Papaver somniferum
Origin: Holland, Czech Republic
Uses: Cakes, Dessert Filling, Topping For Breads, Cookies, Tarts.
Package Size: 4 ounce

Salt - Grey

$ 3.00 USD

Description Grey sea salt (Guérande)
Latin name  
Origin France
Uses Culinary
Pkg Size 4 ounces
Volume approx .5 cups (dry)
Comments

A course, moist sea salt hand gathered from Brittany, France, near the town of Guérande.  This unprocessed sea salt is rich in minerals.  Larger than table salt; not iodized.

Note Customers may wish to dry grey sea salt before grinding or using in a salt mill.
Ingredients Sodium chloride (NaCl)

Salt - Kosher Flake Sea Salt

$ 2.00 USD

Description Kosher-flake sea salt
Origin Pacific Ocean
Uses Culinary
Pkg Size 4 ounces
Volume approx .4 cups (dry)
Comments

A white kosher-flake sea salt that coats food with a clean, bright saltiness.  The pyramid shaped crystals of this salt make it ideal for cooking, seasoning, and for use as an accent for refreshments that call for salt-rimmed glasses.  Not iodized.

Note This is not a certified Kosher salt; it is historically called "kosher-flake" salt because it is preferred by butchers due to its moisture absorbing properties.
Ingredients Sodium chloride (NaCl)

Salt - Sea Salt (Pretzel Cut)

$ 2.00 USD

Pacific Ocean

4 ounces

Processed, dry sea salt from California.  This product is a good, clean salt suitable for bath salts and culinary use.  Not iodized.

Sodium chloride (NaCl)

Salt - Himalayan Pink

$ 3.00 USD

Origin Pakistan
Uses Culinary
Pkg Size 4 ounces
Volume approx .5 cups
Comments

A pink sea salt from the Himalayas with medium-sized crystals.  Rich in minerals, its soft pink color makes it great as a finishing salt.

Note  
Ingredients Sodium chloride (NaCl)

Tapioca Pearls

$ 2.00 USD

Manihot esculenta

Thailand

4 ounces

Tapioca is a root starch derived from the cassava (a.k.a. Manioc, Yuca).  Our tapioca comes as small pearls, perfect for making tapioca pudding.

For tapioca pudding, soap 3 tablespoons of tapioca pearls in 2.75 cups of milk overnight.  Add 1/3 of a cup of sugar and one well-beaten egg.  Cook on medium-high heat, stirring constantly.  Tapioca is done when pearls become transparent.  Remove from heat and stir in one teaspoon of vanilla extract.

Cassava root pearls


Tomato Powder

$ 3.00 USD

Solanum lycopersicum

4 ounces

Spray-dried tomatoes that have been turned into a fine powder.  The rich tomato flavor of this powder can be used to make tomato juices, sauces, and pastes.

For tomato paste mix 1 cup powder with 1.75 cups of water, season and blend until smooth.  For tomato sauce mix 1 cups of powder with 3 cups of water, season and blend until smooth.

Spray-dried tomato powder

Turbinado Sugar - Granulated

$ 2.00 USD

Latin name Saccharum species
Origin Panama
Uses Culinary
Pkg Size 4 ounces
Volume approx .4 cups (dry)
Comments

Turbinado sugar is a raw sugar, from sugarcane, that is partially refined.  It is light brown to blond in color with a mild, brown-sugar flavor.  It may be used in place of white sugar in recipes.

Vanilla Powder

$ 5.75 USD

Origin USA
Uses Culinary
Pkg Size 4 ounces
Volume approx .4 cups
Comments

Our vanilla powder may be used as a substitute for vanilla extract, or may be added to foods for a delicious vanilla taste.  Works great for coffees, desserts, waffles, and frostings.

Note Equal to the extract in volume - 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract is equivalent to 1 teaspoon of vanilla powder.
Ingredients Dextrose, vanilla bean extractives

Vegetable Broth Powder

$ 3.00 USD

Origin USA
Uses Culinary
Pkg Size 4 ounces
Volume approx .4 cups (dry)
Comments

A vegetarian soup base for use as a basic broth for a range of recipes.  Great as a base for our dehydrated Vegetable Soup and Vegetable Stew blends, or used in place of water for rice.

Note To rehydrate use 1 to 2 teaspoons of vegetable broth powder to 1 cup of water.  Mix until smooth.
Ingredients Maltodextrin, salt, onion, carrot, autolyzed yeast extract, garlic, tomato, natural flavor, xanthan gum, parsley, spice extractives.

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