Named one of the world's best spice shops by Food & Wine Magazine, Oaktown Spice Shop offers the freshest, most delicious, high-quality spices and hand-mixed spice blends in the Bay Area.

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Low and Slow BBQ Ribs
Low and Slow BBQ Ribs

by John Beaver May 25, 2016

We love pre-cooking our ribs in the oven to make them extra delicious, without having to fuss around the grill for too many hours. The resulting ribs are tender, juicy and spiced just right.

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Grilled Yucatan Shrimp
Grilled Yucatan Shrimp

by Erica Perez May 24, 2016

Our Carlito's Rojito Yucatan Rub was crafted with the flavors and colors of the Yucatan in mind. Achiote seeds give this rub a bright red color that permeates anything it touches.

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Urumqi Lamb or Japanese Eggplant Skewers
Urumqi Lamb or Japanese Eggplant Skewers

by Sean Beatty May 18, 2016

You won't find a lot of cumin in Chinese cuisine, at least not in the regional varieties available to us here. But cumin is a staple of Northwest China, where it's a part of the traditional cuisine for the Muslim migrant population.

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Slow Cooker Cochinita Pibil Tacos
Slow Cooker Cochinita Pibil Tacos

by Erica Perez April 28, 2016

Cochinita Pibil, a specialty of Mexico's Yucatan peninsula, is traditionally slow-roasted in banana leaves and served with pickled red onions.

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