How do I know which seasoning to use?

How do I know which seasoning to use?

Want to know which seasoning to use on which food for the best flavor experience? Don't be confused, we have you covered with our handy-dandy flavor profiles and pairing ideas chart. 

We want to make it easy for you to crack open your spices and get cooking! We realize everyone is at a different level — and that's ok!

There's no single "right" way to use our seasoning blends.

There are some good practices and jumping-off points which you'll find below, but please, please, please — let your imagination run wild!

The most fun you'll have in the kitchen or when cooking outdoors is when you try something new and it's awesome.

And you know what? Sometimes it won't turn out as well, and that's just as valid as a learning experience. Our kitchen fails, more often than not, make for great stories!

Flavor Profiles and Pairing Ideas Chart

Product Flavor Profile Food Pairing Ideas
Abilene Depot Mild, smoky, fresh, earthy, savory, hints of cocoa and black pepper Beef, lamb, wild game, salads, baked potatoes, grilled veggies, green salads, pretty much anything under the sun
Kansas City Southern Mildly zesty, sweet, savory, earthy, hints of paprika and cumin BBQ meats (pork ribs, poultry, beef), tacos, burritos, tex-mex, potato salad
Kashmir Station Aromatic and floral, mildly spicy, hints of ginger, orange, and clove Beef, pork, poultry, curry dishes, squash and pumpkin soups, yellow rice
Old No. 1 Mildly spicy, earthy, smoky, savory, hints of licorice and clove Chicken, pork, beef, turkey, corn on the cob, tacos, veggies, BBQ ribs, tex-mex, anything & everything BBQ
River of No Return Mild and sweet, smoky, savory, lemony, fresh Chicken, pork fish & seafood, grilled veggies, corn on the cob, popcorn, aocado toast, pastas, salads, anything your heart desires.
Three Kings Balance of spicy, smoky, and sweet with notes of maple and hickory Chicken, pork, beef, griled pineapple, scrambled eggs, coleslaw, potato salad, bacon mac & cheese, anything that needs a kick in the pants.