Recipes Tagged ‘Spice’


Vegetable and Bacon Orzo

This is a wonderfully simple orzo dish. Orzo is a small Italian pasta and it even looks a little like rice. It is made from wheat semolina, however it was originally made from barley, in fact Orzo means barley in Italian. It is easy to prepare and has a summer flavor to it, a welcome […]


The Forbidden Rice: Black Rice!

The following recipe comes from Cottage Cozy We have a wide range of herbs, spices, and rice on our site, including black rice. This is a wonderful Chinese inspired recipe using black rice, so next time you’re buying rice why not have a change! Black rice (Forbidden Rice) is a heirloom variety of rice. The […]


5 Spice Roasted Chicken

  The following easy to prepare recipe comes from Nasi Lemak Lover, what a wonderful way to use Chinese Five Spice : Roasted five-spice chicken 1.5 kg chicken, cut into 6 big pieces Marinate chicken with below:- Use a mortar and pestle to pound below to a coarse paste and extract juices:- 2” ginger 10 […]


Ground Beef Goulash

This wonderful simple Goulash recipe comes from Chow and Chatter    


Ghost Chili Pepper – An Introduction (or WARNING)

  The Ghost Chili Pepper (also known as Bhut Jolokia or Naga Jolokia) is one of the world’s hottest chili peppers. Watch out for this one! An HPLC analysis has tested the ghost chili at 1,041,427 Scoville heat units!!! Probably too hot to eat alone, a little bit will instantly heat up any sauce or […]


How To Keep Your Spices Fresh

We take great pride in having the freshest spices you can buy online. We know how important it is to cook with fresh spices, the fresher the spices the better all of your recipes will taste. So, we wanted to pass along a few tips to help you extend the life of your spices. Keep […]


5 Grilling Tips and Suggestions

BBQ and Grilling has been woven into the fabric of American culture since the 1950’s when George Stephen got an idea after inheriting a controlling interest in a metal spinning company called Weber Brothers. Since that day, firing up the grill has been a sacred ritual heralding the start of summer. In 2009 there were […]


Seven Savory Grilling Spices for Chicken, Pork & Beef

  There are numerous spices used for BBQ and grilling, but which ones are essential for America’s favorite summer pastime? Several of the following were original travelers along the spice route centuries ago. Who are we to argue with tradition? Have these in your spice rack before you plan that menu and fire up the […]


Ginger Snaps

  Since I was a kid, ginger snaps have been one of my favorite cookies. Sure, I liked chocolate chip just as much as the next kid, but for me, nothing was better than a fresh, slightly chewy, homemade ginger snap. Over the years, I’ve tested various recipes, trying to perfect the art of the […]


Pumpkin Spice Oatmeal Pecan Cookies

  Last weekend, it seemed as if fall had arrived! I love fall. It’s my favorite season. The leaves turn, sweaters come out of the closet, and pumpkin spiced lattes start showing up on coffee shop menus. It’s also a good season for baking. And there’s nothing more appropriate for fall than pumpkin. These pumpkin […]