Greensboro's Gourmet Experts

The Extra Ingredient began in 1985 at Friendly Shopping Center in Greensboro, NC.

Founded by Art and Martha, The Extra Ingredient continues to be an independently owned and operated kitchen store. We take pride in offering our customers a superior selection of high-quality cooking and tabletop items. We are extremely proud of our knowledgeable staff, many of whom have worked with us for years. We love our "localness"!

Curbside service is always available at our store!


Try this recipe for an exquisite Panna Cotta, adorned with a sweet-tart Strawberry-Rhubarb Sauce and a touch of crumbled shortbread. A symphony of flavors and textures that will leave you craving more!

Check out this deal from Hammer Stahl Cutlery! Created with a thin, flexible blade that moves cleanly along bones for precision filleting of fish, the 7 in Fillet Knife (Reg $69.99) is on SALE for only $39.99!

Le Creuset's quality Salt & Pepper Mills ... Save, now 20% OFF!

2024 Memorial Day Weekend Sale

2024 Annual Memorial Day Weekend Sale!

In Store Only - Learn more HERE!