The biggest difference between ground and rubbed sage is the spice's texture. Rubbed sage is created by rubbing the sage leaf into a light mix, and ground sage is made by grinding the leaf into a fine powder. More »

Rubbed sage is a crumbled form of dried sage leaves. Rubbed sage is coarser than ground sage, but they can be substituted for each other in recipes. More »

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Garlic salt and garlic powder have very different consistencies, since garlic powder has the texture of flour and garlic salt is much more coarse. Garlic powder is best used as a rub for meats because it blends in easily... More »

Some good spice dictionaries include a list of spices and their uses from EZHealthyWay.com and the herb and spice dictionary from Recipe 4 Living. The guide from EZHEalthyWay.com includes pictures, while the dictionary f... More »

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Certain types of sausages, spice blends and baked goods incorporate fennel seeds as a spice. Asian and Middle Eastern cuisines often make use of fennel seeds, which can work well in both sweet and savory foods. Beverages... More »

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Beau Monde seasoning is a trademarked spice blend manufactured by Spice Islands. This versatile seasoning combines savory elements with a touch of sweetness and is used to flavor breads, dips, sauces, seafood and vegetab... More »

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The most common use of saffron is culinary, but it is a rare, exotic spice that can cost as much as $10,000 a pound. Saffron is also a medicinal herb that is used to treat depression. It is also being studied as a cancer... More »

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