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Spice Mixtures

Homemade Taco Seasoning and Garbage Teykos

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Before we begin you have to know something, these two recipe are not Mexican. I repeat, these are not Mexican recipes. Let’s address this post in two parts. First we begin with the homemade taco seasoning mix recipe. Those little packages of taco seasoning mix are not used in authentic Mexican cuisine. Okay so many […]

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Feeling SAD and Preserved Meyer Lemons (With A Twist)

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I suffer from SAD and that makes me sad (you saw that silly joke coming didn’t you?). SAD stands for Seasonal Affective Disorder better know to some as the Winter blues. It is a temporary or seasonal mood change which has some of the same symptoms as mild depression and it is most common in […]

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Baharat Spiced Beef Stew (A Wacky Stew)

January 11, 2011

Baharat Spiced Beef Stew, one whacked out stew! What’s so wacky about it you ask? Well, I’ll tell you. It’s mix of Eurasian with a dash of central European, a pinch of Hungarian, and a splash of Indian mish-mash fusion throw it all in kinda stew. (That was a mouthful!) So as you can see […]

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Homemade Potpourri and a Winner!

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Before I announce the lucky winner of the Le Cruset mortar and pestle set , courtesy of CSN stores , I would like to share another great way to us a mortar and pestle. You all know how much I love all spices and can now see how much I love and use my mortar […]

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Giveaway and Mexican Chorizo

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**Giveaway is now closed. I’m happy to announce my first giveaway to go along with this recipe. First we’ll talk about the recipe then the giveaway. Chorizo, when Europeans hear this word they think of a fermented cured red sausage. But when North Americans hear chorizo they think of a crumbly meat red sausage. Spanish […]

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Thai Green Curry Paste, home made

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A couple of weeks ago I received a message from Cassie at Chow Bella, asking about a curry powder and green curry, I told her I would share this Thai Green Curry paste recipe for a delicious Fish Curry I make. (First I will post the curry paste and then I’ll follow it up with […]

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Malaysian Meat Curry Powder

October 2, 2009

Today I’m posting a curry powder recipe that you will need for the next recipe I will be posting. It is Malaysian meat curry powder, and a new curry powder in my spice shelf. Malaysian cuisine is new to my dinner table, but it’s one that I have been curious about. Having never made Malaysian […]

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