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Herb Spice Blend

This aromatic herbal blend I created to bake chicken, but I’ve since discovered it’s nice on baked fish or pork, too.  I figure since I tend to reach for the same herbs and spices to bake chicken over and over, why not create my own blend?  176 more words


Jamaican Jerk Rub

This is yet another spice blend that has significantly influenced our cooking over the past couple years. We use it most frequently for our Jerk Chicken Tacos which I will post soon. 149 more words

Za'atar Spice Blend

So this spice blend is basically my new favorite thing. I originally made it for Bon Appetit’s Za’atar Roast Chicken which is amazing. I know you can buy the blend in a lot of grocery stores and especially Middle Eastern markets, but looking at the ingredients I realized we had pretty much all of the ingredients in our pantry already. 202 more words

Drying Herbs/Dried Oregano

Hi All! What a weekend! Here in northern CA, we had a gorgeous weekend just loaded with warmer temperatures and sunshine! :) That was all I needed to get myself outdoors and into my garden. 389 more words


Decidedly Inauthentic Jerk Seasoning Mix (or: Jerk Seasoning for White People)

I have two roommates, both of whom love Caribbean food, and one of whom can’t handle hot food at all. This was the conundrum I faced as I selected a meal that seemed absolutely amazing, but potentially quite spicy: this… 293 more words


Curried Vegetable Soup (spicy)

Hearty and warm, this soup will sustain you through a cold, wintry day.  It has 22 ingredients (give or take) and a host of options if you do not favor one of the vegetables.   251 more words


Around the World #3: An Intro to Sri Lanka and a curry powder recipe

Ok – Sri Lanka it is, friends, the last country for my virtual tour this year! My health issues the last few months slowed down my virtual tours a bit but you can be sure that I will certainly not back out.   610 more words

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