Make Winter Warmer with Cloves
No matter what’s happening outside, every home can feel warm and cozy this winter thanks to one small but mighty ingredient: cloves. Cloves pack a ton of flavor into every bite. Part fruity sweetness and part pungent spice, its aroma and taste give off a feeling so warming you’ll forget that winter is raging outside. […]
What’s the Difference Between Pure Almond Extract and Imitation?
The distinct flavor of almond extract can elevate any kind of dish. This is true even if you’re not an almond fan, since almond extract doesn’t quite taste like the actual nut. Instead, its fruit and slightly sweet flavor can balance out the bitterness in dark chocolate or coffee, and complement dishes with pitted fruits […]
Unexpected Ways to Use Spice Islands Pure Vanilla Extract
We’re not sure who coined using vanilla to describe something as boring and flavorless, but they must have been tasting the wrong vanilla! One of the most rich and complex ingredients out there, its natural sweetness can bring instant flavor to nearly any dish. That’s right, any dish—even savory ones. We love a vanilla […]
Everything You Need to Know About Spice Islands Ground Saigon Cinnamon
Think you know all there is to know about cinnamon? Think again. This spice has a history as rich as its flavor. And while it’s one of the most recognizable and popular aromas on the planet, many people don’t realize that not all cinnamon is the same. There are hundreds of varieties of cinnamon […]