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Old 12-08-2010, 04:41 PM   #1
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I like to brew my wheats with a little coriander (or sometimes a lot) I like to use between a half ounce to a whole ounce; sometimes even more than that.

I used to have a hard time finding the whole coriander and was getting it at the LHBS at $2 an ounce. I finally got around to looking online, and Amazon has 3 pounds in seperate one pound bag for 11 bucks. I would be paying a hundred bucks for that much coriander from the LHBS, so this seemed like something I wanted to pass along.

http://www.amazon.com/Frontier-Coria...1825872&sr=8-1

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Do you not have a Mr Bulky's or other Bulk food place where you live? If you are paying more than a few pennies/ounce for any spices you are getting ripped off.

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We've got a costco and a bjs and neither of them have coriander! I think one of them or sams club or something had powder, which I didn't want to try. It seemed way to hard to find whole coriander seeds around here!

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Have any Asian or Indian markets in your area?

They yend to stock more whole spices than you could ever imagine. And are a great source of other potential experimental ingredients.

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We've got a costco and a bjs and neither of them have coriander! I think one of them or sams club or something had powder, which I didn't want to try. It seemed way to hard to find whole coriander seeds around here!
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Have you tried "The Fresh Market?"

http://www.yelp.com/biz/the-fresh-market-raleigh

Evidently their bulk spices are 1.99 a baggie.

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I think that would be a cool way to check out some other spices to play with! Any recomendations?

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They yend to stock more whole spices than you could ever imagine. And are a great source of other potential experimental ingredients.
I agree. There's a ton of Bangladesh, Indian, Asian and Polish markets in Hamtramck (A 1 mile square ethnic "enclave" in the heart of Detroit) and they have amazing stiff.

I'm gonna be bottling my sri lankin stout with Jaggery Molasses. I got a huge jar for a couple bucks.

Stimulus, Mexican groceries are great places as well. They tend to sell spices for dirt cheap as well.
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Here, this should get you started. You have a TON of ethnic markets in your town...Three pages of them.


Asian Markets Raleigh, NC



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This.

For a while the local Asian market had raw barley, too. As cheap as it was, it gave me a chance to see just how bad I was at making malt.
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