Our Spices, Herbs & Finishing Salts are either grown on our estate or sourced from trusted suppliers.

They can be used in your favorite recipes or to add an interesting twists to these favorites: 

  • Baked Potato, Fries
  • Vegetables
  • Deviled Eggs
  • Popcorn
  • Green Salads, Potato or Pasta Salad
  • Corn on the cob      
  • Mix with salt and use to rim a cocktail glass
  • Bloody Marys

Spices & Herbs

Alfalfa Power

For use in teas, casseroles, vegetables and as a finishing herb

Cardamom Powder

Native to India and used in Nordic & Persian baked goods, coffee, teas, bitters (and Wrigley Gum!)

Celery Seed

Can be used in soups, stocks, mayonnaise, meatloaf, cole slaws, potato salad, and shellfish stock.


For use on fish, soups, sauces, gravies, and potatoes.


To keep flavor bright, add at the last minute during cooking. Used in chutneys, salads, guacamole. Popular in Chinese, Thai, Burmese & Mexican cooking.

Cinnamon Sticks

1 inch pieces. Use in teas, punch, hot chocolate

Whole Clove

Use on baked ham or push into a the rind of orange or lemon wedges for teas and hot toddies.


Good on chicken, fish, soups, chili, sauces, curries, rice. Goes well with onions, bell peppers, tomatoes, potatoes.

Fenugreek Seed

Delicate maple-like flavor. Use in curries, pita bread, baked goods, lentil stew, and confections. In 1AD, Romans flavored wine with it.

Dried Ginger

From the tropical rainforest in India to Southern Asia.  Hot, fragrant spice used in many foods & drinks.

Juniper Berries

Used in Scandinavian cuisine in meat such as boar, venison, and pork was well as in cabbage, sauerkraut, gin.


Our Food Grade lavender is the best.  No chemical sprays used & safe for consumption.  A little goes a long way.  Soups, salads, sauces, gravies and summer drinks, baking…shows it’s versatility.

Mustard Powder

Used in pickling, salad dressings, gravies, and soups.

Paprika - mild

Used to color & season soups, stews, sausages & as a garnish.

Rose Petal Powder

As a finishing color on frosted cakes, salads, summer soups, fruit salads, stews.


Spearmint can be used as a tea or in ice creams, jams, lemonade, salads and baking.


Used in Middle Eastern & Mediterranean cooking. It has a citrusy tart taste. Used in dry rubs, marinades, dressings, and a substitute for salt. It pairs well with veggies, grilled meats, seafood, dusted on popcorn, sprinkled in extra virgin olive oil for bread dip, on melon or dusted on feta cheese & oil.

French Tarragon

Tarragon is in the sunflower family and used with chicken, fish, egg dishes, nut rolls, stews, pickles and is one of the main ingredients in Béarnaise sauce.

Tumeric Powder

A member of the ginger family, grown in India & SE Asia. Use in baked goods, ice cream, yogurt, yellow cakes, mustards, sauces, cereals, curries, pickles.

CJ's Hot Seasoning Blend

Carl’s special blend of seasonings that the Big Sur firemen loved on ribs.  We end up sprinkling it on as many foods as possible.  Our neighbor does the same!

File Gumbo

From the sassafras tree, first used by Choctaw Indians. In New Orleans cooking, flavors & thickens gumbo in Creole cooking.

Garam Masala

A blend of spices from India.  It is great to season chicken, pulled pork, ham, lamb, goat, veggies, and spiced cashews.  For the adventurous, try it on ice cream or an apple danish.  There is no turmeric in this curry so no yellowing the food.

Herbs de Provence

It all started in the 1970’s when the gals from the USA fell in love with Provence and the French Farm cooking. There was such a tremendous interest in their comfort food and learning what herbs the French gals were using that Herbs de Provence was put together.  It’s a soft blend that is good in soups, salads, on steak or on most anything.

Japanese 7 Spice

Blend of Pepper cumin, paprika, coriander, clove, nutmeg, cinnamon, cardamom, orange peel. For soups, noodles, rice, and chicken.


This spice mix is part of the Levantine cuisine (a really long time ago) and is still influenced in Arabian and Turkish cuisine today. Used on meats that are on a vertical spit, cooked for hours and shaved off into amazing sandwiches.  Charlotte had this from a food truck in Seattle and it was wonderful.  We use the spice mix on kebabs & BBQ meat.

Pumpkin Spice Blend

Cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, allspice, cloves.  For pies, popcorn, coffee, sweet potatoes, roasted veggies, pancakes.

Finishing Salts

Hot Peaches Finishing Salt

A finishing salt with a little sweet and spice: Salt, white balsamic, cling peaches, red pepper flakes. Add a pinch over fresh goat cheese on a cracker.

Lime & Rosemary Finishing Salt

Great combination of lime zest and rosemary in this salt would be a great addition to buttered bread or to rim a margarita glass!

Tart Cherry Finishing Salt

A beautifully tart and slighty sweet hint in his finishing salt that is made with dark balsamic, Montmorency cherries and sugar. Sprinkle over shortbread cookies right out of the oven.

Wine Finishing Salt

Beautifully colored deep pink made with dark red wine. Adds a colorful touch to any dish.

Herbs & Spices in 3oz packets / Finishing Salts in 4oz packets

$4.00 each or 3 for $10.00

Case orders are welcome and can be mixed.