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Sep 27, 2009 08:17 PM

cajun spice

i can't seem to find the Cajun spice "File'" anywhere. Not a blend just straight File (ground sassafras leaves). Any ideas? Gumbo just isn't gumbo without it!

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  1. Where do you live? I see it everywhere in Dallas. We have a local Penzey's here, marvelous source of fresh spices. They have a website.

    Here are a few resources:

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    1. re: DallasDude

      i live in alaska, and there are several fairly large grocery stores in my town, i even went down to the natural food store, no luck :<

    2. Not my brand of preference, but at least it's file