Time for BBQ

I don't know about you but I love a good BBQ! Here at North Market Spices, we have several options for you to spice up your next BBQ. Hot and Mild Southern BBQ Rubs: These two rubs have a variety of spices using paprika as the base with brown sugar, granulated sugar, cumin, chili powders of various kinds, garlic, ground black pepper, kosher salt and garlic. Smoke, Spice & Everything Nice: The inspiration came from our Applewood Smoked Sea Salt. The goal was to let everyone experience … [Read more...]

Storing Your Spices

"What's the best way to store spices?" This is a question I hear frequently. While many people have differing suggestions, here are my tips: 1. Keep your herbs and spices in a space away from frequent light and heat: Sometimes people store their spices in clear jars out on their counter or even on their stove. Light and fluctuating temperatures quickly kill the potency of your spices. To help maintain their flavor, store your herbs and spices in air-tight containers in a cool, dark space. 2. … [Read more...]

Hemp Seeds

Last month we began carrying hemp seeds. Hemp seeds are a nutritional powerhouse; packed with protein, essential fatty acids, omegas, amino acids, dietary fiber, iron, calcium and antioxidants.  You can use them in cereal, salad, cookies, crackers, baking, smoothies, yogurt, hemp milk, bread, fruit salad and vegetables. Here's a fun (and healthy) recipe we found on the blog Skinnytaste.com using hemp seeds in a smoothie: Mango Banana Superfood Green Smoothie Servings: 2 • Size: 16 oz … [Read more...]


If you're like me, you love a good cup of coffee. Coffee lovers will unite Saturday, March 23, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the North Market for the North Market Coffee Roast. Thirteen local roasters will be participating in the event including our friends at Thunderkiss Coffee. Throughout the day there will be coffee roast demonstrations, practice time with Baristas, live music, demonstrations and much more. At North Market Spices, we offer coffee lovers several options. Want to cook with coffee? … [Read more...]

St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick's day is only two days away. You have your green outfit ready to go, "When Irish Eyes Are Smiling" or "Danny Boy" are downloaded to your iPod, your favorite Irish beer has been purchased...but what are you going to cook to celebrate this fun day? How about cabbage stew? It's quick and easy and sure to impress your guests. Pick up on of our packets of Cabbage Patch Spice ($2.99) combine the packet with: - Water - Shredded head of cabbage -Whatever else tickles your fancy You now … [Read more...]