What does savory spice mean?

What does savory spice mean?

In the world of herbs and spices you will frequently see the term “savory” or “savory spice” used as a way to describe the flavor. What does savory spice mean exactly? The word savory in describing food is confusing because something that is unsavory would taste or smell bad.  So in theory, one could infer […]

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spice combinations for homemade potato chips

Great Spice Combinations For Homemade Potato Chips

A MySpicer customer recently wrote to us with the following question “Would you be able to recommend some spice combinations for homemade potato chips?” Yes we absolutely can! Here are some great recommendations for many different types of homemade potato chips. Spice combinations for homemade potato chips For BBQ Flavor they this product: BBQ Seasoning […]

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Pumpkin Spice Ice Cream

Pumpkin Spice Ice Cream

Here is a great recipe for Pumpkin Spice Ice Cream. You will need an ice cream maker for this recipe. Pumpkin Spice Ice Cream Ingredients 1 (15 ounce) can solid-pack pumpkin 1 cup cream 2⁄3 cup half-and-half 2⁄3 cup sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1⁄2 teaspoon ground ginger 1⁄8 teaspoon grated nutmeg 1⁄8 […]

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Holiday Spice Checklist

Holiday Spice Checklist

The holidays in November and December often bring family and friends together for many social activities. We come together for parties, family meals, reunions and more. I know that I do most of my cooking and baking in November and December. I love to pull out and cook old family recipes that have been prepared for […]

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The History of Sassafras

The History of Sassafras

The next spice we will take a closer look at in our History of Spice Series is Sassafras. Common Name: Sassafras Scientific Name: Saxifraga, Saxifragus, Sassafras Albidum Other Names: File Powder, Kuntze Saloop, Cinnamon Wood The History of Sassafras Description Unlike most spices that generally come from tropical regions, Sassafras is native to North America, primarily […]

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How To Grind Whole Nutmeg

How To Grind Whole Nutmeg

Do you usually purchase ground nutmeg because you are not sure how to grind whole nutmeg? One of the advantages of purchasing and using whole nutmeg is that if stored correctly, the whole nutmeg seed can stay fresh for many years.  A fresh, ground version from your whole nutmeg also has a stronger fragrance and […]

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The Wood Ear Mushroom

The Wood Ear Mushroom

One of the more unusual dehydrated mushrooms that we carry at MySpicer is the Wood Ear Mushroom.  Sometimes this mushroom is referred to at the Cloud Ear Mushroom.  The name wood ear, comes from the shape of the mushroom. It looks strikingly similar to a human ear. These mushrooms are usually three to eight inches […]

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