Saturday, May 31, 2008

I <3 Penzeys!

I've been hearing a lot about this fabulous spice store, Penzeys. I happened to run out of a number of basic staple spices at the same time, so I figured I'd check this place out. Turns out they have a store not too far from where I work, but they close really early and I wouldn't be able to make it in time. I decided to order from their website, dismayed at the thought of waiting 6-8 days for my box o' spices. Much to my surprise (and delight!), the box of goodies arrived in TWO days! (I think being close to their home state is key) :-)

I am absolutely in love with them... here's what I got:
Medium Hot Chili Powder
Garlic Powder
Ground Cinnamon
Ground Nutmeg
Ground Cayenne Pepper
Ground Ginger
Vanilla Extract

Then some new things for me:
Herbs de Provence
Chinese 5 Spice Powder

The BEST part? They gave me a free 1.2 oz sample of their Southwest Seasoning! Also a copy of their latest magazine/catalog, that had a number of yummy recipes. If you are in the market for refilling some of your spice containers... definitely check them out!


  1. This is too funny because I could have SWORN I had herbs de provence, but last night the hubs and I searched my shelves forever and it turns out I don't.

  2. Awesome! I love that place. We have one not far from where I work ... I need to go there more often! :) I LOVE LOVE LOVE their vanilla ... It's the best.

  3. I visit the Penzeys website about once a month, but never buy anything because there is so much to choose from! I think you convinced me, thanks for the post!

  4. I love Penzeys too! Their paprika is great also.

  5. I LOVE Penzey's spices! Back in December I placed a large order and have loved everything I tried. I especially love the chicken taco!

  6. I love Penzey's, also, but no store near me, so I mail order. I love, love, love the Sandwich Sprinkle. Makes the best croutons and bruschetta in the world.