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21 Spices And Herbs You Should Be Buying Online

If spices and herbs run for $6+ at your local grocery store, this post is for you.

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1. A ground cayenne pepper ready to be the "je ne sais quoi" you need in soups, lemonade, fish tacos, and of course deviled eggs.

Idk about you but I love a good cayenne, especially when it is under $4. Promising review: "Just what I needed for my recipe. Quality product." —ShotgundanGet it from Walmart for $3.44.
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Idk about you but I love a good cayenne, especially when it is under $4.

Promising review: "Just what I needed for my recipe. Quality product." —Shotgundan

Get it from Walmart for $3.44.

2. A Taco Bell seasoning pack that'll give tacos just the right amount of spice, and not too much salt.

Who would have thought that thanks to actual Taco Bell, you can stop going to Taco Bell. Promising review: "This is the only taco seasoning we use at our house. My husband finds that other taco seasoning is too salty for him. This kind doesn't bother him. It's tasty to me too. So it is the only kind we buy." —OrganizingMommy7Get a four-pack from Walmart for $5.92.
Walmart

Who would have thought that thanks to actual Taco Bell, you can stop going to Taco Bell.

Promising review: "This is the only taco seasoning we use at our house. My husband finds that other taco seasoning is too salty for him. This kind doesn't bother him. It's tasty to me too. So it is the only kind we buy." —OrganizingMommy7

Get a four-pack from Walmart for $5.92.

3. A rotisserie chicken spice blend my grocery store certainly doesn't carry at all, let alone for under $3. The time to buy and make your chicken taste like it's been roasting away all day is now.

Promising review: "Absolutely love the flavor of this seasoning. I love to go camping and cook on my grill. I get a lot of compliments on my food. Hats off to the McCormick people, keep up the good work." —padutchboyGet it from Jet for $2.86.
Jet

Promising review: "Absolutely love the flavor of this seasoning. I love to go camping and cook on my grill. I get a lot of compliments on my food. Hats off to the McCormick people, keep up the good work." —padutchboy

Get it from Jet for $2.86.

4. An organic lemon peel for anyone who is tired of getting out the zester every time a sweet or savory dish calls for a lil' bit of peel.

Promising review: "Made a creamy lemon chicken dish. Turned out great." —MommaGet it from Jet for $3.75.
Jet

Promising review: "Made a creamy lemon chicken dish. Turned out great." —Momma

Get it from Jet for $3.75.

5. A smoky grilling seasoning to take your steak recipe from "salt and pepper" to "bland steak, I don't know her."

Promising review: "We love the smokey flavor it adds to everything." —Connie RGet it from Jet for $2.74.
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Promising review: "We love the smokey flavor it adds to everything." —Connie R

Get it from Jet for $2.74.

6. A Sriracha rub you'll use to make your next BBQ the most spicy and flavorful BBQ yet.

Get it from Walmart for $2.86.
Walmart

Get it from Walmart for $2.86.

7. A garlic and herb seasoning so you can add a fresh herb taste to your cooking without hitting up the produce aisle and watching your herbs rot after a few days.

Promising review: "I love this product. I am a vegetarian, and this spice makes every vegetable medley I create a masterpiece. I just ran out and have been looking for it. So glad to see Walmart carries it. I will buy several so I never run out again. You won't be disappointed with this, and it doesn't have a lot of garbage in it like so many other seasoning mixes." —1430Get it from Walmart for $2.98.
Walmart

Promising review: "I love this product. I am a vegetarian, and this spice makes every vegetable medley I create a masterpiece. I just ran out and have been looking for it. So glad to see Walmart carries it. I will buy several so I never run out again. You won't be disappointed with this, and it doesn't have a lot of garbage in it like so many other seasoning mixes." —1430

Get it from Walmart for $2.98.

8. A box of sazón (coriander, garlic, cumin, and annatto packets) worthy of cooking with on a daily basis. Add to beans, arroz con gandules, stews, chicken wings, and more for rich color and flavor!

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Promising review: "I use this every day. Best seasoning to have in your cabinet." —Lisa B

Get it from Jet for $4.99.

9. A container of nutritional yeast that shall give your favorite vegan dishes a dairy-free cheese flavor, plus some B vitamins.

I eat this stuff on everything. I love it with broccoli, potatoes, and dairy-free mac and cheese.Promising review: "Huge staple for any plant-based or vegan person. Love sprinkling it on my popcorn or using it to make some nice creamy cheesy sauces." —CharlesandginnyGet it from Walmart for $6.69.
Walmart

I eat this stuff on everything. I love it with broccoli, potatoes, and dairy-free mac and cheese.

Promising review: "Huge staple for any plant-based or vegan person. Love sprinkling it on my popcorn or using it to make some nice creamy cheesy sauces." —Charlesandginny

Get it from Walmart for $6.69.

10. A large container of cinnamon you just might add to everything. A dash of cinnamon makes oatmeal, cookies, sweet potatoes, brownies, coffee, and even chili taste delish.

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Promising review: "Cinnamon is one of my favorite ingredients of all time! I add it to a lot of things. The McCormick brand seems to have a lot more flavor than the generic brands. It is a great seasoning to add to cookies, breakfast dishes like oatmeal, French toast, or sweet potatoes. I even add it to the homemade dog biscuits I make for my two dogs. They love just a hint of cinnamon too. I recently made mini pumpkin pie bites and used the cinnamon in the recipe. I made the pumpkin filling from scratch and added in vanilla, brown sugar, and cinnamon, and they were amazing!" —Robin H.

Get 8.75 ounces from Jet for $10.84.

11. A salad seasoning to sprinkle on chicken salad, tuna salad, pasta salad, regular salad, potato salad — basically all the salad.

Promising review: "A girlfriend told me about this seasoning years ago and I've been using it ever since. It tastes great mixed with canned chicken and canned salmon. I also use it on baked potatoes and steamed vegetables. It's not too spicy, and has a mild cheddar and romano cheese flavor." —DebsterGet it from Jet for $2.86.
Jet

Promising review: "A girlfriend told me about this seasoning years ago and I've been using it ever since. It tastes great mixed with canned chicken and canned salmon. I also use it on baked potatoes and steamed vegetables. It's not too spicy, and has a mild cheddar and romano cheese flavor." —Debster

Get it from Jet for $2.86.

12. A three-pack of chives for anyone whose favorite herb is chive (me) but still kills fresh chive every time and hence must invest in this delicious dry form.

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Promising review: "These chives should be a basic staple in anyone's kitchen spice rack. Chives make cooking simple by just giving a shake or two of this glass bottle to add a bright green spark of color and a mild, yet crisp fresh taste enhancement. Trust me: Your run-of-the-mill omelets, frittatas, and quiches will perk up right before your eyes when you add chives!" —Smithn

Get a three-pack from Jet for $13.68.

13. A three-pack of madras curry powder so you can bulk up on the spice you need to make curry, or bulk up on the spice that'll keep your dinner guest guessing what your secret ingredient is 👀.

Promising review: "I have the turmeric from this brand, and I'm very pleased with both items. I have never made curry dishes, but I love adding this to my dishes to add flavor and a savory touch. Good fragrance and flavor. I add this to things like dumplings, rice, etc. My friends sometimes wonder what my secret ingredient is!" —FreeBeingGet a three-pack from Walmart for $8.55.
Walmart

Promising review: "I have the turmeric from this brand, and I'm very pleased with both items. I have never made curry dishes, but I love adding this to my dishes to add flavor and a savory touch. Good fragrance and flavor. I add this to things like dumplings, rice, etc. My friends sometimes wonder what my secret ingredient is!" —FreeBeing

Get a three-pack from Walmart for $8.55.

14. A garlic salt that is the only garlic salt you should have in your kitchen. This is my personal fav. brand, and it costs $6 in my local store 🙃.

Throw this on some chicken breasts/wings. You're welcome. Promising review: "This is the only kind of garlic salt I will use. At the only grocery store in my town (an hour and a half to any other sort of town) it costs $7.58 for a bottle. I found this to be a great value. I ordered six, so I'll be stocked up for awhile." —NanceGet it from Walmart for $3.98.
Walmart

Throw this on some chicken breasts/wings. You're welcome.

Promising review: "This is the only kind of garlic salt I will use. At the only grocery store in my town (an hour and a half to any other sort of town) it costs $7.58 for a bottle. I found this to be a great value. I ordered six, so I'll be stocked up for awhile." —Nance

Get it from Walmart for $3.98.

15. A container of furikake to take your rice dish to a sweet and salty place.

Welp, never over paying for this again! 🍚Promising review: "Nori Komi Furikake is a fantastic flavored rice seasoning. I'm from Wisconsin, and tasted this when vacationing in Hawaii. I absolutely loved it, and so did my kids. The sesame seed gives it a slightly nutty flavor along with the sweet and salty taste. The seaweed flavor is not over-powering; it's more like parsley. Love this!" —IhupanGet it from Walmart for $1.98.
Walmart

Welp, never over paying for this again! 🍚

Promising review: "Nori Komi Furikake is a fantastic flavored rice seasoning. I'm from Wisconsin, and tasted this when vacationing in Hawaii. I absolutely loved it, and so did my kids. The sesame seed gives it a slightly nutty flavor along with the sweet and salty taste. The seaweed flavor is not over-powering; it's more like parsley. Love this!" —Ihupan

Get it from Walmart for $1.98.

16. A vegetarian bacon salt for any vegetarians who are tired of hearing "bUt whAt abOuT bAcOn" every time a meat-eating guest comes over.

This on asparagus is heaven. Get it from Jet for $7.24.
Jet

This on asparagus is heaven.

Get it from Jet for $7.24.

17. A lemon pepper herb blend that is giving me magnificent fresh ~peppy~ vibes just by looking at it, so just imagine what you'll serve up with this.

Promising review: "This is truly a magnificent seasoning. I never cared for the alternative Dash product. Keep making this spice; I will continue to purchase." —Donald SGet it from Jet for $5.24.
Jet

Promising review: "This is truly a magnificent seasoning. I never cared for the alternative Dash product. Keep making this spice; I will continue to purchase." —Donald S

Get it from Jet for $5.24.

18. A classic pepper grinder made to give you back control over how much pepper goes on your food.

Promising review: "This Grinder is the best!!! I am able to control how much pepper I place in my food, tastes fresh and not overbearing! I love buying the grinder over a can or pepper!" —Nickname2104Get it from Walmart for $1.96.
Walmart

Promising review: "This Grinder is the best!!! I am able to control how much pepper I place in my food, tastes fresh and not overbearing! I love buying the grinder over a can or pepper!" —Nickname2104

Get it from Walmart for $1.96.

19. And a Himalayan salt grinder so we can all feel like a powerful salt bae as we add a dash of this to omelets, salads, grilled corn, French fries, and literally every other food because salt brings out the flavor like nothing else.

I even add a lil' salt to my oatmeal in the morning, don't judge me. Promising review: "It's wonderful salt with a great grinder. Great price too!" —Melissa HGet it from Jet for $4.91.
Jet

I even add a lil' salt to my oatmeal in the morning, don't judge me.

Promising review: "It's wonderful salt with a great grinder. Great price too!" —Melissa H

Get it from Jet for $4.91.

20. An Italian herb grinder that'll make you take your ~thyme~ savoring your favorite Italian meals.

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Please for the love of spice, add an Italian herb blend to all the potato salad, roasted veggies, and eggs you make. Herbs make sooo many things taste better, not just pasta!

Promising review: "It smells so fresh as you grind. Makes the flavors richer." —PascoGma

Get a three-pack from Jet for $5.42.

21. And an extremely large container of bacon bits to help you bring home the bacon in a whole new way.

Someone in the world needs this, I just know it. Get it from Jet for $24.20.
Jet

Someone in the world needs this, I just know it.

Get it from Jet for $24.20.

Time to add spice to your cooking like the original salt bae:

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