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Szechuan Lemon Curd

We are always game to try an adventurous spice pairing, and this one came out a winner! Lemon curd is a delightful decadence, sweet-tart and intense, and made even more exceptional with a fresh zing …

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BBQ Broccoli

Eat your vegetables? Yes, please! We love to cook outside the box, so why not treat broccoli like BBQ. Seasoned with KC Tailgater’s BBQ Rub and roasted to perfection in a hot heavy skillet, we …

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Adobo Pumpkin Seeds

Adobo pumpkin seeds are a great way to spice up a fall classic! These tasty treats are a wonderful blend of savory and sweet. Use them as a garnish on our Southwest Pumpkin Soup or …

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Sheng Jian Baozi with Chile Oil

The World Spice Cookbook Club is grilling, steaming and frying at the August 2015 Meet & Eat. We are all cooking from Andrea Nguyen’s classic Asian Dumplings: Mastering Gyoza, Spring Rolls, Samosas, and More and her …

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Tostadas de Higado de Pollo

What’s that? Chicken Liver Toasts with Caramelized Onions, Mango and Watercress! That’s right, the World Spice Coobook Club is going to Puerto Rico — at least our tastebuds are. This is one of the delicious …

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Banana Upside Down Cake

This Banana Upside-Down Cake sounded so delicious that we just have to make it for our “Brazilian Barbecue & Beyond” Cookbook Club Meet & Eat! From the authors, “In Brazil there are many types of …

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Paprika Potatoes

Smoked paprika is an indispensable ingredient in any spice pantry, and the authors of Fresh & Fermented agree! Check out their delicious recipe below! “Smoked paprika, also known as pimentón, has finally reached mainstream status …

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Caraway Kraut

Our April Cookbook Club selection is Fresh & Fermented: 85 Delicious Ways to Make Fermented Carrots, Kraut, and Kimchi Part of Every Meal by Julie O’Brien and Richard Climenhage. Join us to taste and learn about the mysteries …

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Turmeric Tropical Smoothie

This simple combination highlights the flavor of turmeric with tropical fruit and is a wonderful base smoothie that you can enjoy as-is or add-on to. It boasts a healthy dose of turmeric! Print Turmeric Tropical Smoothie …

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Voodoo Cheese Ball

The Seattle Seahawks are at it again, and we are busily prepping food for the next playoff game. This time it is a spiced up version of the classic cheese ball, enhanced with a little …

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Harissa Spiced Pecans

We never tire of whipping up different spiced nut combinations. Salty or sweet, hot or mild, there are endless combinations to try. Harissa Spiced Pecans are especially addictive, though, because they have it all: mild …

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Besar Shrimp Skewers

To celebrate the last gasp of summer, and the upcoming release of World Spice at Home, enjoy another sneak peek from the book! The combination of exotic spices on seafood served with pineapple will transport …

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Millet-Coriander Carrot Cake

It’s a toss up whether the texture or flavor of this cake make it such a winner, but there’s no doubt it’s delicious. The crunch of whole millet is surrounded by cake made velvety smooth …

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Crunchy Coriander Granola

This crunchy coriander granola IS a breakfast champion. The mellow flavor of coriander seeds is complemented by orange zest and coconut oil in every bite, and it is perfectly toasted to give a satisfying crunch …

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Hawk Wings

Attention Seahawks Fans! These sweet and spicy wings are just the ticket to victory on the table, and we plan to enjoy them by the heaping helping as we cheer on our team. They are …

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Voodoo Jalapeño Poppers

We’ve had a bumper crop of jalapeño peppers from the garden this year, and that means POPPERS! Autumn is chile season, though Jalapeños are readily available at the grocery store year round. The flavor buzz from …

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Salmon Gravlax with Dill Pollen

I love making gravlax because it is such a versatile dish. The cured salmon slices can be used to make elegant hors d’oeuvres, they can be served with a few simple sides to make a nice cool lunch …

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Ancho Chili Beef Empanadas

Who doesn’t love food that you can hold in your hand?  The beauty of empanadas is that the rich, buttery dough can be filled with almost anything – sweet or savory. Our Ancho Chili Powder is mild-medium …

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Dolmades for Greek Easter

If you thought that the Easter fun was over far too soon, not to fear! Greek Easter is this coming Sunday, awash with delicious traditions all its own. Not to be missed are these tasty …

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Rooster Spice Asparagus

Songkran (สงกรานต์) is the traditional Thai New Year water festival which starts on April 13 every year. Traditionally, the throwing of water is said to be a symbol of luck to bring good rain for …

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Classic Crab Cakes

The first time I ever had a crab cake, I was thirteen and accompanying my dad on a business trip to San Francisco. We dined in the fanciest restaurant I’d ever been to, and I ordered …

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Aleppo Pepper Muhammara

This eastern Mediterranean dish is the perfect example of that regions ability to take simple ingredients like nuts, peppers and olive oil… and make something magical by adding a spice such as Aleppo Pepper. The …

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Pacific Seafood Seared Scallops

We have exciting news! Our Pacific Seafood blend has been reformulated using bright notes of citrus and lemongrass;  this Pacific Seafood blend incorporates flavors from the Pacific Northwest all the way to Thailand.  Using a …

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Indian Coriander Energy Bars

Sometimes I get so busy doing things that I forget to eat breakfast and/or lunch. I know, I shouldn’t do that, but I do. I’ve tried various power or energy bars, but I found them to …

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Cuban Black Bean Burger

There are many veggie burger recipes out there, but we have a fondness for this one. With protein-rich black beans and quinoa, this is a veggie burger with some substance. We added our savory Cuban …

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Salami Wrapped Melon With Candied Fennel, Anise, Coriander and Pink Peppercorns

This easy and refreshing starter is a playful take on the favorite Italian appetizer, Prosciutto e Melone.  Featuring Finocchiona Salami and Salumi Salami from our friends at Salumi Cured Meats, we finish it all off with colorful, crunchy and exquisite candied anise, …

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Israeli Zahtar Flatbread

After a long day of working, I just want something quick and easy for dinner, but it still has to be delicious… And if it’s at least somewhat healthy-ish, all the better! I don’t know …

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Popcorn Toppings

The endless number of various toppings out there make popcorn one of the easiest and most versatile snacks I know. It’s my go-to snack not only for movies and Dr. Who marathons, but also ball …

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Aji Mirasol Salsa

Aji Mirasol Chiles, the dried form of the Aji Amarillo, are a unique chile pepper absent from the arsenal of many chefs. A staple of Peruvian cuisine, their uniquely fruity flavor make Aji Mirasols a versatile pepper; …

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Creole Spiced Coleslaw

I’ll admit it… I was a little skeptical about developing a spiced coleslaw. Coleslaw is one of those things I’ve long appreciated for its’ simplicity, but boy, have I been missing out! The depth of …

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Svaneti Seasoned Salt Kale Chips

I adore kale. The moment I discovered this particular leafy green it immediately beat out broccoli and chard at the top of my favorite vegetable list. Luckily for me it is available practically year-round here …

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Tasmanian Pepperberry Berries

The Tasmanian pepperberry is a rare find, native to Australia and wild harvested in limited quantities. The pepperberry holds a dazzling array of flavors, from floral and camphor notes to a sassy pepper peak. Added …

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Caribbean Spice Grilled Salsa

Fresh pineapple tastes of a wild summer, its tropical sweetness tempered by raucous acidity. Our favorite way to tame the fruit is to cook it slowly until the pale yellow becomes a rich gold and the sugars …

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Kashmiri Garam Masala Pecans

Sometimes I just like to have fun with my food, and this recipe is a direct result of a playful Sunday afternoon in the kitchen.  The delicate aromas wafted out of my kitchen window enticing …

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Caraway Red Ale Mustard

Mustard is easy to make, but it also requires a little patience. If you let the mustard sit for a few days for the flavors to meld together, you will be rewarded with a fine, …

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Classic Hummus

Hummus is one of those things best made fresh from scratch, and neither grocery store nor restaurant versions can compare. Served with crunchy veggies, olives, feta and warmed pita bread, hummus is always a crowd …

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