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Pear & Ras El Hanout Jam

Posted by ila nguyen on

  Last week we talked about combining spices and herbs with fruits to make exotic jams. Here’s a seasonal one that is easy to make and does not require pectin. Spread it on toast to jazz up your morning, add a dollop to your black tea to make Russian Tea, or add some to your baked goods! Make sure to preserve the jam so that you can enjoy it year round. PEAR AND RAS EL HANOUT JAM Makes 3 pints 6-8 cups peeled and chopped pears (about 5 lbs) 4 cups sugar juice of 1 lemon 2...

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National Mulled Cider Day

Posted by ila nguyen on

  September 30th is Hot Mulled Cider Day – what a perfect way to celebrate the arrival of fall! Mulling is a very old technique that is used to infuse spice flavors to drinks like sweet wines and ciders. Most European countries have some sort of a rendition – British Wassail, Nordic Glögg, Germanic Glühwein, French Chaud Vin, Russian Glintwein... And the list keeps going on and on! The spice combination differs by region, but is usually some mixture of cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, and/or citrus. While mulled drinks have been around since the Roman Ages, it became a holiday tradition...

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Achiote Grilled Fish Tacos

Posted by Melissa Lopez on

Our achiote marinade gives these tasty grilled fish tacos a warm, earthy flavor. Dressed in our creamy chipotle dressing, they're unequaled. Serve these at your summer BBQ along with jicama sticks and our Spiced Guacamole. Achiote Grilled Fish Tacos serves 4 Marinade ¼ cup olive oil 2 tbsp organic achiote seasoning juice of 1 lime ½ tsp salt Dressing 1 cup sour cream (or Greek yogurt) ½ cup adobo sauce 2 tbsp lime juice 2 tsp lime zest ¼ tsp organic cumin, ground ¼ tsp organic chili powder ½ tsp organic paprika, smoked salt and pepper, to taste Fish Tacos...

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Grilled & Spiced Peaches

Posted by Admin Spicely on

Peaches have no better home than on the grill. Tossing them over the flame intensifies their deep sweetness and natural juiciness, and adding a bit of spicy flavor on top of that makes for an incomparable summertime dessert. Just make sure to clean the grates extra well before tossing these (or any fruit) on the grill. And (as if it has to even be said) pair with vanilla ice cream to complete the treat. Grilled & Spiced Peaches serves 3-6 3 white peaches, cut in half and pitted 1 tbsp coconut oil, melted 2 tsp honey ½ tsp organic cake...

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Blueberry Crumble

Posted by Melissa Lopez on

Nothing says summer like blueberry crumble. Our version is gluten-free, comes together with minimal effort and makes a fresh, sweet treat for your upcoming backyard get-together. Blueberry Crumble serves 6 4 cups blueberries ⅔ cup maple syrup juice of half a lemon 1 tsp organic vanilla extract 1 cup gluten-free oats ⅔ cup almond meal ¼ cup coconut oil ½ tsp organic true cinnamon, ground pinch of salt Preheat oven to 350ºF. Rub the inside of a 9-inch baking dish with a dab of coconut oil. Place blueberries into a large bowl Add maple syrup, vanilla extract and lemon juice....

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