Healing Spices review and a roasted cauliflower recipe

It’s rare that I do a book review that is not a part of Cook the Books Club or TLC Book Tours or Book Club Cookbook. Today I am reviewing a book I received for Christmas. Mom told me about it but it didn’t make the trip in the gift bags in December. My sister . . . → Read More: Healing Spices review and a roasted cauliflower recipe

“In My Kitchen” March 2021

Let’s see, besides Snowmageddon, what’s been happening at EE for February? A Valentine’s Day dinner, some new towels, a great tea find, Penzey spices, and hoarding canning lids. See what else is happening “In My Kitchen.” . . . → Read More: “In My Kitchen” March 2021

Christmas Simmering Spices

Today’s recipe is just for simmering and smelling. . . . → Read More: Christmas Simmering Spices

Two-Potato Vindaloo for Food ‘n Flix

Two-Potato Vindaloo will have to do for this month’s Food ‘n Flix feature: The Hundred Foot Journey. . . . → Read More: Two-Potato Vindaloo for Food ‘n Flix

Maple-Chai Pumpkin Muffins

Today is a twofer: These pumpkin muffins and a recipe for a spicy chai mix. . . . → Read More: Maple-Chai Pumpkin Muffins

Spiced Grape-Orange Jam

Just enough grapes this year for one batch of jam—an experiment to combine all my favorite recipes into one. See how it turned out. . . . → Read More: Spiced Grape-Orange Jam

Elixirs for Xmas: Winter-Spiced Vodka

I have always been fascinated with infusions but I have never attempted any. This year it will be different.

I am planning on giving many liquid gifts this year and have been doing some early preparations. For all my Elixirs for Xmas posts, click here.

This potent potable sounds especially delicious.

Winter-Spiced Vodka from . . . → Read More: Elixirs for Xmas: Winter-Spiced Vodka

Grilling Rubs (in a cool gift box)

Need something for the griller or pit master in your life? Here are five great spice rubs to give and an idea for a practical gift box. . . . → Read More: Grilling Rubs (in a cool gift box)

Mulling Spices

What smells like Christmas to me?

That’s easy…cinnamon, cloves, and allspice.

What tastes like the holidays to me?

That’s easy…something warm, spicy and mulled.

These mulling spice mixes are easy to make and you can assure the freshness of all the flavors involved. To make small mulling packets to give as gifts, follow the recipe . . . → Read More: Mulling Spices

Gingerbread Granola

Holiday spices in a granola that’s good enough to gift. . . . → Read More: Gingerbread Granola