on May 8, 2012
First line of "product features" states:
"contains one can each of Bird in Hand, Cookie Jar, Game Day Chili, Mull Over This, Peace of Pie and Roast to Toast tins"
This line is INCORRECT.
The 4th line is correct:
"Six tins (1 tin each of chile pepper (mild), coriander, cumin, fennel seed, ginger & turmeric) come in a handsome box and stylish belly band."
Since the product is not returnable, don't make the same error I did!
Note to AMAZON: I love your service and order from you often, but I was very disappointed with the misleading product features. PLEASE CORRECT THIS. I am out $32+ dollars.
Got these for my sister for her housewarming... for individuals with small households these are ideal - spices are so expensive and to make most recipes you need a reasonable selection but they go bad so quickly (relative to how much is left) that it can be very discouraging.
The presentation is beautiful... my sister couldn't decide whether to put them away or display the tins on the counter!
The selection in this collection is fairly wide ranging and useful... she was very excited to get the more fragrant spices that you need to be fresher for them to do their job.
This is not really "cheaper" or more economical than buying jars of the included spices... but the difference is that in six months or two years when you need ginger again you won't be forced to choose between old ginger with little flavor left or springing for a new jar... the next packet will be as fragrant and intense as the first packet was. So while not a lower cost in the short run, in the longer run it's more convenient and flavorful and, ultimately, a reasonable balance between flavor and cost.
on May 23, 2008
This is such a clever idea- Tsp sells spices in tins that contain individualy sealed teaspoon sized packets of spice. Only the spice you are using gets opened and the rest stays fresh and flavorful! The spices are beautifully packaged, organic, and so delicious. I fully reccomend this product.