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ASTA Online: World of Spice
Information about many of the world's most popular spices and herbs, purchasing recommendations, proper storage and handling, plus recipes, a glossary, and spice equivalent chart that shows how many teaspoons of a dried herb or spice make up an ounce, from the American Spice Trade Association.

Herbs, Spices, Marinades, and Condiments (RecipeLink)
An extensive listing of herb and spice sites.

Spice Advice
Contains a spice encyclopedia, a history of spices, usage tips, interesting recipes, healthy seasonings, and FAQs providing information on shelf life and storage.

Herbs & Spices
Herb and spice resources with information and recipes from

Penzeys Spices
A Wisconsin-based company that carries over 250 herbs, seasoning blends and spices from around the world. You can find information about the herbs and spices, where they come from, and how to use them in cooking. Some of their recipes offer a short, step-by-step Quicktime movie so you can watch the recipe being prepared while listening to instructions. Orders can be placed online.

Seasoning (Yahoo!)
Links to many herb and spice sites.
Spices, soup bases, salad dressings, flavorings, sausage-making supplies, dried produce, and other specialty products, plus over 27,000 recipes.

McCormick & Company
Provides spice and herb descriptions, plus a bit of history, forms and common usage, spice FAQs, and recipes.

Herbs and Spices
Open Directory Project's list of herb and spice sites.

Herbs and Spices
Google web directory's list of herb and spice sites.

Herb & Spice Chart
A reference guide from Epicurious providing suggestions of compatible foods for various herbs and spices.

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