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pink peppercorn facts

5 Pink Peppercorn Facts

Don’t let the name fool you! This unique spice is a dried berry. Here are 5 Interesting Pink Peppercorn Facts Pink Peppercorns are not peppercorns. The pink peppercorn is actually not a peppercorn. It is a pink berry that comes from the Brazilian Pepper Tree or the Peruvian Pepper tree. They are called peppercorns because they […]

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Using Dendritic Salt

5 Benefits of Using Dendritic Salt

The word dendritic is an adjective meaning of a branched shape or having qualities of a tree. The name of this salt comes from the fact that the dendritic salt crystal has a star-shaped, branch-like surface area. Dendritic salt is a high purity, food grade form of table salt. The purification process creates this star-shaped, […]

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what is arrowroot powder

What is Arrowroot Powder?

Arrowroot powder is a powdered starch that comes from the root of the tropical plant Maranta arundinacea. This plant is a large perennial that grows in South America. This root was used by the Aruac Indians to draw poison from wounds made by poison arrows and some say that is how arrowroot got its English […]

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use more pepper

Use more pepper in 2017

Here is a fun New Year’s resolution: use more pepper. I love pepper! It makes everything taste better and takes food that might be bland and makes it good. But taste isn’t the only reason you should be using more pepper. Here are 4 great reasons to use more pepper in 2017. Pepper has cancer fighting […]

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Happy Thanksgiving from MySpicer

5 Things We Are Thankful For This Thanksgiving

Our hard-working, talented, and growing staff at Rocky Mountain Spice Company Pumpkin Pie Spice. Thanksgiving wouldn’t be the same without it! We finally had our first snow in Colorado, November 17th. Our Veterans and the sacrifices they have made for our protection and freedom. YOU – our wonderful MySpicer customers. Thank you loyal customers! Use the coupon […]

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Best Spice for Fighting Colds

Best Spice For Fighting Colds

October is in full swing and I am beginning to see signs of Fall all around me. The leaves are changing to beautiful gold, orange and red on the trees, the sun is coming up later each morning, and I can feel the cold and dampness starting to move in. Both of my children have already […]

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Rosemary a symbol of love

Rosemary, a symbol of love

Sometimes when I am cooking with certain herbs I find myself humming or singing that well known song by Simon and Garfunkel, Scarborough Fair. I’m sure you can hear that familiar folk tune bouncing around in your head now. As I sing the words: parsley, sage, rosemary and thyme I especially wonder about rosemary. This […]

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pumpkin spice season

Pumpkin Spice Season

Fall will be here in a week and with the changing colors of the leaves and the cool mornings, I know that pumpkin spice season has also arrived. Pumpkin spice season seems to be everywhere. In fact, my local coffee shop has already started making the popular and loved pumpkin spice latte.  I love the warm […]

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KFC Recipe

KFC recipe – does it taste like the real thing?

The Chicago Tribune believes that they may have unearthed a KFC recipe – the top secret Colonel’s Original Recipe. The names and amounts of the 11 herbs and spices that make up this recipe have been a long held secret of KFC. In fact, KFC states that they use two different suppliers for different ingredients of the recipe so that […]

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