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Rock, Pepper, Scissor – A Guide to Peppercorns

Mar 4th 2019

Rock, Pepper, Scissor – A Guide to Peppercorns
Archaeological evidence shows that pepper has been in use since 2000 BC. Known to have originated in India, this spice was exported to Egypt.Peppercorns are little berries that grow on a pepper plant known as the Piper Nigrum. These berries are often dried down and used in savory foods, either whole or ground. Ground peppercorns are a staple when it comes to seasoning food. Fancy restaurants freshly grind pepper over the food when it’s placed in front of you as part of the whole fine dini
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Spice Up Your 2019 Healthy Eating

Mar 4th 2019

Spice Up Your 2019 Healthy Eating
The beginning of the New Year is a time for healthy eating. Most of us try to lose that ‘holiday weight’ we gained during the festive period; all those sweet treats and alcohol show up on the scale! Cleaning up your diet has multiple benefits. It has a major role to play in weight loss, but it’s also a great way to detox. Those who eat clean tend to have better skin, better digestion, and don’t get sick as often. The number one concern and complaint people have about healthy eating is that
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Basic Ingredients for the Ultimate Beef Roast Spice Rub

Posted by Spice Enthusiast on Jan 7th 2019

Basic Ingredients for the Ultimate Beef Roast Spice Rub
It’s winter season and you know what that means - creamy tomato soup, freshly baked garlic bread, and a nice beef roast to complete your Sunday dinner! Want to make the perfectly seasoned and succulent beef roast? You need to use a foolproof rub for the ultimate flavor. What Is A Rub? Rubs are basically a blend of different spices used to enhance the flavor of the main protein. These can either be dry, or be combined with a wet ingredient like olive oil, lemon juice or vinegar to m
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Amp up Your Veggie Burgers with Flavorful Spices

Posted by Spice Enthusiast on Jan 7th 2019

Amp up Your Veggie Burgers with Flavorful Spices
You don’t need a meat patty to make tantalizing burgers! Whether you’re a vegetarian or simply wish to try new food options, veggie burgers are the way to go. Here are a few tips for you to make your veggie burger so flavorful that you’ll forget all about the Big Macs and Quarter Pounders!Sauté the Veggies If you’re adding chopped vegetables to your burger, don’t just add them raw! Sure, lettuce and cucumbers taste the best when crisp and fresh, but think of all the other veggies you
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Make the Ultimate Christmas Ham with These Secret Tips

Posted by Spice Enthusiast on Dec 6th 2018

Make the Ultimate Christmas Ham with These Secret Tips
Now that we are done with Thanksgiving, it’s time to get over the turkey and begin prepping for the Christmas Ham! Ham is the showstopper of Christmas dinner parties. The succulent main course takes hours to cook but delivers results like no other. Nothing compares to the festive nature of the Christmas Ham. This once in a year indulgence should always be celebrated. There are umpteen ways to make the perfect ham. You may like yours stuffed with cloves or infused with orange zest
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Let the Christmas Sides Shine with these Spices

Posted by Spice Enthusiast on Dec 6th 2018

Let the Christmas Sides Shine with these Spices
The festive season is a time to celebrate good food and company of loved ones. You work all year to spend this time with your family in the best way possible. As the temperatures drop we begin secretly shopping online and looking for recipes. It’s always good to prepare in advance. Now that Thanksgiving is behind us, it’s time to plan for Christmas!Your main for Christmas is decided, but what about the sides? Often we focus all our time and energy on getting the ham right but the sides ar
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Spices And Herbs That Make For An Authentic Thanksgiving Turkey

Posted by Spice Enthusiast on Oct 31st 2018

Spices And Herbs That Make For An Authentic Thanksgiving Turkey
With Thanksgiving holiday just around the corner, we know the preparations must be in full swing just in time to celebrate the harvest festival . Aside from taking the time to give thanks to the numerous blessings, you must be busy planning lunch and dinner menus. We’d love to help you make the best of this holiday by sharing our version of an aromatic and delectable Thanksgiving turkey. Let’s see which of the seasonings you have in your pantry, and which herbs and spices n
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