Originally Posted by Allegry
If you're just using the discount brand spices and herbs from Albertsons then maybe - otherwise I call BS on the rubs. Even fairly small cities have specialty stores like Pendery's
in easy driving distance. A decently stocked herb garden - even an indoor - is easy to do and doesn't require much space or equipment. It's just not hard to get spices that are superior to the cheap crap at the grocery. Hell, most people would be better of just using fresh cracked pepper instead of the pre-cracked and packaged stuff.
You don't even need a specialty store anymore. You can go down the hispanic/mexican food aisle of most grocery stores now and buy whole spices on the cheap in those little cellophane bags. They are far superior to the pre-ground stuff which is ridiculously pricey for what you get.
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