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Jul 28, 2009 06:44 AM

What condiments defaults/best suits meat?

Hi everybody.

I love cooking meat next to baking.
My concern is I have condiments here that I rarely use such as Italian seasoning, nutmeg, cinnamon, turmeric, and a lot more.

Since I usually cook meat, what is the condiments that you can mostly use when cooking meat?


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  1. Turmeric, cumin, cloves, and paprika. I dislike cinnamon - can't stand the smell.

    1. Buh? That's a really broad question. What kind of "meat?" The "condiments" you listed are spices, not condiments. What kind of cooking are you doing? What kind of cooking do you prefer?

      1. Roast or Grilled Chicken - Depending on what I'm mamking, I've used the following;
        sea salt pepper, lime, lemon, garlic powder, smokey paprika, butter, olive oil, sometimes, herbs de provence, harissa, red pepper. Not all at the same time of course.

        1. Why not find a use for the spices that you already have? Nutmeg and cinnamon are great additions to lamb and beef. Add some cumin to your cinnamon and turmeric and you can have curry.

          1. It really depends on what you're making. If you're doing a stew then the italian seasoning and a bit of cinammon will be useful. If its a curry then the tumeric & cumin will give a nice flavor. Just remember to cook these spices first as you want as much flavor from them as possible.
            I've only used nutmeg added to the stuffing for a roast chicken.