12 Herbs and Spices to Punch Up Your Food

12 Herbs and Spices to Punch Up Your Food

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Emily Han
Dec 23, 2011

Our spice cupboard got a little fuller this year. There were peppers from Korea and Turkey, herbs from plants growing around the yard, and new discoveries from travel and visits to the spice shop. Did you try any of these 12 ingredients after we posted about them?

TOP ROW
• 1 Porcini Powder
• 2 Gochugaru
• 3 Turmeric Rhizome
• 4 Khmeli Suneli
• 5 Epazote

BOTTOM ROW
• 6 Caraway Seed
• 7 Myrtle
• 8 Urfa Biber
• 9 Selim Kili
• 10 Ground Ivy

NOT PICTURED
• 11 Marash Red Pepper
• 12 Asafoetida (or Asafetida)

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