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Anonymous asked in Food & DrinkCooking & Recipes · 1 month ago

Is Cayenne the best all around spice to have in your cabinet other than garlic powder, salt & pepper ?

Update:

Id use fresh ingredients but I don't like my refrigerator to have more than a few things in it. I hate when there's a bunch of food in it 

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  • 1 month ago

    I infrequently use cayenne pepper. The possibly time I use it is the point at which a formula explicitly calls for it. In the event that I need a little warmth, I will utilize new jalapenos. I use thyme in a greater amount of my cooking than anything other than salt and dark pepper. I utilize new or minced garlic rather than garlic powder more often than not

  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    its subjective to the individual .... OPINION , NOT FACT

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      the question provides NO DATA  or survey on the topic  of  cayenne

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  • garry
    Lv 6
    1 month ago

    no try mixed spice , more a universal spice , and it comes from 1 plant not a mixture of plants .

  • I'd argue that chili powder and cumin are more useful.  

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  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    If I were only allowed to choose one, I'd much rather have chili powder than cayenne.   Or possibly cumin.

  • 1 month ago

    I don't think so.  With Cayenne you have a 1 note heat, 1 note pepper.  If you have to use a pepper for heat and flavor get a pepper blend then you can adjust other ingredients to fill out the flavor and heat profile. You can also fill that in with fresh peppers of different types. 

  • 1 month ago

    I rarely use cayenne pepper. The only time I use it is when a recipe specifically calls for it.  If I want a little heat, I will use fresh jalapenos.  I use thyme in more of my cooking than anything besides salt and black pepper.  I use fresh or minced garlic instead of garlic powder most of the time.

  • kswck2
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    I use Cayenne as a Flavoring, rather than a source of heat. 

  • tony
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    best

    Basil leaves.. Whole bay leaves can be added to stews and soup to make cooking more appealing. Bay leaves contain many vitamins and anti-oxidants that slows down aging and prevents cancers. Chili powder. Cinnamon. Ground cumin is an aromatic mellow spice. It adds sweet smokiness flavor to soup and chilies.

  • CB
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    No, I would say cumin would be the next best spice to have on hand. Cayenne doesn't have as much flavor as heat. 

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