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Choosing the Perfect Wedding Gift from Your Favorite Herbs and Spices Store

The grass is green, the flowers are blooming, and love abounds. Ahhhhh…it’s springtime, and that also means that it’s wedding season. Your friends at Old Town Spice Shop, your favorite local herbs and spices store, want to make sure that you’re wedding season-primed with not only the best wedding gift ideas around, but also the

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A Lovely Easter Salmon: Spice for Salmon

There’s nothing we love more than a delicious holiday meal shared with our loved ones. Luckily, we’ve got Easter Sunday dinner on the horizon, which has got us thinking – what’s our favorite Easter dinner meal? Well, aside from the more traditional options like ham, lamb, or roasted chicken, we highly recommend a lovely Easter

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Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Himalayan Pink Salt

If you haven’t heard of Himalayan Pink Salt in all of its trendy, healthy, and magical glory, then let us introduce you. Himalayan Pink Salt is a type of rock salt from the Punjab region of Pakistan, near the foothills of the Himalayas. It has been described as one of the purest salts on Earth,

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The Food of Love: Italian Herbs and Spices

“Roses are red, Violets are blue, It’s almost Valentine’s Day, And we have just the Italian Herbs and Spices for you!” So, just in case you live under a rock, Valentine’s Day is February 14, and if you don’t already have ideas brewing for how to express love for the special people in your life,

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Everything You’ve Ever Wanted to Know About Bacon Salt

What’s the next best thing for bacon lovers aside from wrapping all of your food in strips of delicious, thick-cut bacon? Well, our Old Town Spice Shop Bacon Salt, of course! If you love the taste of bacon in all of its salty and porky glory, we totally understand. That’s why our specialty bacon salt

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Small Business Saturday Snapshot: Old Town Spice Shop, Your Local Spice Shop

Aromatic smells and contented smiles have been rolling out of Old Town Spice Shop, your local spice shop, since 2010. In fact, December 3, 2010, is when the shop first opened its doors in its previous location at 220 Linden Street. Since that time, there has been a move to our current location at 130A

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Crock Pot Perfection: Our Recommended Spices for Chili

Oh slow cooker, how we love thee…Can we get an “amen”? You have to admit, there’s nothing better than coming home after a long day to an already-prepared homemade meal that your family can devour right this minute. Not only that, but its heavenly aromas are also currently permeating every crevice of your home with

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Our Top 5 Favorite Fall Baking Spices

As soon as the air gets crisp and the leaves start crunching underfoot, we’re not sure about you, but everyone here at Old Town Spice Shop can’t help but get a little bit giddy over fall baking spices. Fall is one of our favorite seasons when it comes to cooking and baking. The cooler temperature

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Hopped Up Coffee: A Craft Coffee for Beer Lovers

As you probably already know, we love a steaming hot cup of coffee here at Old Town Spice Shop. And we also like nothing better than a tasty local brew, so we decided to combine the two into our very own line of specialty coffees called Hopped Up Coffee. Hopped Up Coffee is a single-origin

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Hidden Treasures: The Best Spices That You’re Not Using

The road to creating a culinary masterpiece is often riddled with unexpected bumps and ruts. Lots of things can impede your progress, from unexpected recipe failures, to adjusting cooking times and temps, to ingredient malfunctions. This is often why we stay in a rut that feels the most comfortable to us, a.k.a. chicken breast and

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