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Spice It Up + Mt Rose Giveaway

October 8th, 2012

I’m a huge fan of herbs and spice and try to incorporate as many of them as possible into our diets on a daily basis. The herbs I don’t grow in the garden, I buy from Mt Rose Herbs. I started buying from them years ago because they had great quality and have a great collection of organic products (did I mention they have great prices too) If you look in my spice cabinet you’ll see their labels dominate my jars.

When Mountain Rose Herbs contacted me about trying their new line of Epicurean products, I said “Sure” and asked about doing a giveaway. They sent me a few of their new products: Black Salt, White Peppercorns, Garam Masala, and Curry Powder. Typically, I mix up my own garam masala, and my recipe is great, but I thought I’d give theirs a try. I think these spice mixes might end up in my camping pantry. The pepper grinder container will be going in my purse so I can have freshly ground pepper anywhere.

You’ll notice that I have a link to Mt Rose Herbs in my sidebar and have for a long time. If you do purchase from Mt Rose Herbs, come to this blog and click through first. They give me a referral fee % of your order and it helps pay the expenses associated with this blog.

People ask me all the time about where I get my organic herbs and spices, Mt Rose Herbs I always respond. Mt Rose Herbs is going to be giving one of these spice collections to one lucky reader. All you have to do is comment below. Winner chosen, Congrats Troy who said this:

What’s your favorite herb or spice?

For more reading on the health benefits of spices:

119 Comments to “Spice It Up + Mt Rose Giveaway”
  1. Miranda on October 9, 2012 at 12:32 pm

    I love that they’re just down the road from me! Though, i honestly don’t buy much from them. I get most of my bulk herbs and oils from a big wholesaler up in Oregon City. I honestly prefer to grow my own herbs BUT i do find a lot of inspiration rom their blends. Helps me to think outside of my cooking box.
    (i’d love to win. i could even pick up the loot, tee hee)

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  2. Carrie on October 9, 2012 at 9:17 pm

    Salt! We brought home a ridiculous amount of salt from Hawaii last month.

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  3. Kathy on October 9, 2012 at 10:13 pm

    I love oregano!

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  4. harper on October 9, 2012 at 10:46 pm

    Love Mountain Rose Herbs! I just looked awhile back for a curry powder. Great to know they now carry it!

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  5. elizabeth on October 9, 2012 at 10:56 pm

    I like cumin.

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  6. Michelle on October 9, 2012 at 11:02 pm

    It’s amazing what a difference herbs and spices make in a dish. My favorites are basil, cilantro, and garam masala. Good day!

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  7. Jodi Tork on October 10, 2012 at 8:27 am

    I enjoy using herbs and spices in cooking. I would really enjoy winning such a wonderful selection of them. I have never had garam I would love to try that.

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  8. BeccaOH on October 10, 2012 at 9:44 am

    I love cinnamon!

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  9. Alyssa on October 10, 2012 at 4:21 pm

    Cinnamon. Hands down, cinnamon is my favourite. I’m head over heals in love. My bag from Penzey’s is just about gone, maybe Mt Rose can hook me up?

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  10. Amanda H on October 10, 2012 at 4:43 pm

    I love Cinnamon and Thyme. :) Thank you for the chance to win!


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  11. Lyndsey @ Sit. Stay. Good blog. on October 10, 2012 at 5:02 pm

    I love thyme. So good in sweet or savory dishes.

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  12. Doris Risner on October 11, 2012 at 3:14 am

    Love me some cilantro!

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  13. Eric on October 11, 2012 at 3:15 am

    I would say I love rosemary. SO versatile also.

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  14. Annie on October 11, 2012 at 8:33 am

    I love this! Years ago I came across Mt. Rose while searching for white clay, and have been hooked ever since!

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  15. Marianne on October 11, 2012 at 10:13 am

    I have been wanting to try Mt. Rose products, but have not gotten around to it yet! I prefer to buy my herbs/spices in bulk because it is so much more cost effective and takes minimal effort to refill jars or just use them straight from a bag. I love oregano for savory dishes, and cinnamon for sweet.

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  16. EL on October 11, 2012 at 11:46 pm

    They really sound good. Mostly I use a variety of spices and also make up some mixes myself, but I’ll try these sometime. . .

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  17. Heli on October 12, 2012 at 4:48 am

    I love oregano, basil and garlic with pastas. I love thyme with my pumpkin soup.

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