poutine

Poutine

What is Poutine you ask? I had this delicious food for the first time in 1996 while honeymooning in Canada. I’d never heard of this or tried anything quite like it before. It is made with French fries that are smothered in a gravy sauce and cheese. Sometimes the gravy sauce includes cheese curds as […]

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Pumpkin Spice Halloween Punch

Pumpkin Spice Halloween Punch

Looking for a creative pumpkin spice Halloween punch for your party this year? Here is a great recipe to try.   Pumpkin Spice Halloween Punch Ingredients 1 orange 2 pears 2 apples 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1/4 cup honey 1/4 cup brown sugar 1 cup bourbon 3 cups apple cider 1/2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice […]

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salt free blends

Salt Free Blends

Giving up salt doesn’t mean that you have to give up flavor and sacrifice taste. There are many spices and spice blends that can be used to add great flavor to your dishes in place of salt. Our salt free blends will help enhance the flavor of your food and many offer great health benefits […]

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beet root powder

5 Great Uses For Beet Root Powder

Did you know that beets are full of nutrients and vitamins? According to the American Heart Association, using beet juice or powder will help to lower blood pressure. Beets are also very high in iron.   A great way to add beets to your diet is to mix beet powder in with your other foods. Here […]

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Peppercorn Medley Tips

Peppercorn Medley Tips

Did you know that pepper is the third most common ingredient used in cooking and baking after water and salt? You will find pepper on nearly every table and in most recipes. Many consider it to be the world’s most important spice. Pepper is an excellent seasoning and using whole peppercorns with a grinder is […]

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Why is Cardamom so Expensive?

Why is Cardamom so Expensive?

A question I hear frequently is, “Why is Cardamom so Expensive?” Fact: Green Cardamom is one of the most expensive spices by weight in the world. Only a few others, such as Saffron and Vanilla, are more expensive. The main reason this spice is so expensive is because it needs to be harvested by hand. […]

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homemade ketchup

How To Make Homemade Ketchup

Have you ever tried homemade ketchup? Anyone who knows me will tell you that I love condiments. They make everything taste better. I’ve often said “condiments make the world go round!” I put cheese on my French fries, parmesan and spices all over my pasta and my veggie burgers are covered in pickles, onions, black […]

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