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Odds and Ends


Bathroom Cleaner
Dehydrating Your Own Potatoes
Designer' Oatmeal
Flavorprints of Spices and Herbs
Homemade Anti-Bacterial Spray
Homemade Wipes -- These are NOT all just for babies
Laundry Soap
Home made Mixes
Seasoning Cast Iron Pans
Softening Your Clothes
Sweetened Condensed Milk
Teething Biscuits
Flavorprints of Spices and Herbs

The spices and herbs that distinguish national cuisines from the Mr. Food Cookbook

(Note: All cuisines use black pepper and onions)
Italian - garlic, basil, oregano, parsley, rosemary, bay leaves, nutmeg, fennel seed, red pepper, marjoram, sage
Mexican - Chilies, oregano, cumin seed, sesame seed, cinnamon, coriander leaves (cilantro)
Russian - Dillweed, coriander leaves (cilantro), parsley, mint
Chinese - Ginger, anise seed, garlic, red pepper, sesame seed, star anise
French - Tarragon, chervil, parsley, thyme, rosemary, nutmeg, saffron, bay
leaves, garlic, green and pink peppercorns
German - Caraway seed, dillweed and seed, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, white pepper, juniper berries, allspice, mustard seed and powder
Middle Eastern - Allspice, oregano, marjoram, mint, sesame seed, garlic,
dillweed, cinnamon, cumin seed, coriander seed and leaves (cilantro), anise seed
Spanish - Saffron, paprika, garlic, parsley, cumin seed
Scandinavian - Cardamom seed, nutmeg, dillweed and seed, white pepper, mustard seed
North African - Red pepper, cumin seed, coriander seed and leaves (cilantro), mint, saffron, garlic, cinnamon, ginger, turmeric
Hungarian - paprika, poppy seed, caraway seed, garlic, white pepper
Indian - Red pepper, chilies, saffron, mint, cumin seed, coriander seed and
leaves (cilantro), garlic, turmeric, curry powder, nutmeg, cinnamon, ginger,
anise seed, dillweed, cloves, mace, cardamom seed, mustard seed, sesame seed, fenugreek
Indonesian - Chilies, garlic, red pepper, bay leaves, ginger, coriander seed,
turmeric, curry powder
Greek - oregano, mint, garlic, cinnamon, dillweed, nutmeg