Enhance Your Holiday Meal

Whether your table is set for two or twenty your holiday dinner can be a bountiful feast filled with robust aromas and premium flavor. From the main course to sides and desserts, Spice Islands® spices and seasonings are the secret to authentic, exceptional tasting meals. Just be ready to be asked to host the holidays […]

Easter: Ham Or Lamb?

Not to be outdone by Thanksgiving and Christmas, Easter has its own set of traditional feast foods associated with the holiday. Eggs, chocolate and a celebratory roast of lamb or ham traditionally grace the table for the springtime celebration.  Lamb is loaded with religious symbolism, and is plentiful and in season after the long winter […]

Do The Hokey Poké, Hawaiian Style

Epic sunsets, swaying palms, rainbows, tropical beaches, sweet and juicy pineapple for everyone —these are some of the hallmarks of life in Hawaii. Even if you’re stuck on the mainland, you can hasten the balmy days of summer by trying your hand at Hawaii’s hottest of-the-moment dish: poké, a fresh, chopped, uncooked seafood salad with […]

Cook Once, Feast All Season Long

A smart cook knows holiday leftovers are lifesavers on the day after the feast, but a true kitchen genius has an eye on new and exciting dinners through the new year. Preparing for the big feast is a big job, but with a little forethought, planning and the help of Spice Islands® premium spices, those […]

Celebrate National Tamale Day

If you have ever eaten tamales, you know the taste of pillowy, stone-ground corn mingling with delicious fillings, like spicy pulled pork in chile sauce, or melted cheese. National Tamale Day — March 23 — offers the perfect excuse to celebrate this traditional Latin American dish.  A tamale is a pocket of simple corn dough, […]

Bay Leaf: The Hero’s Spice

Historically awarded for only “true valor,” bay leaves are a symbol of praise and nobility. They were woven into wreaths and placed upon the heads of victors and academics, and those in other positions of high honor. They bring that richness to your cooking. Despite its lavish past, this leaf is so humble that it […]

A World Of Tacos

Bored with the same-old recipes for weeknight dinner? We’ve taken the humble taco and reimagined what taco night could be by inspiring authentic and flavorful meals. These tortillas don’t necessarily have to be filled with Mexican creations, either. Due to their handcrafted nature and expert combinations, SPICE ISLANDS® spices reimagine tacos to incorporate flavors of […]

An Ocean’s Worth Of Flavored Salts

From boiling pasta to finishing a steak, a little sprinkle of salt is critical to just about every recipe in our repertoire. Rather than taking it for granted as an invisible helpmate in the kitchen, we’re starting to notice the ways in which salt highlights particular flavors in food and brings a sparkle to everything […]

A Friendsgiving Menu Made For Sharing

Everyone is eager to see the family for Thanksgiving, but a lot of us like to extend the festivities to our close friends—thus, Friendsgiving was born. Whether it’s before Thanksgiving or after, Friendsgiving is a chance to laugh with buddies who are back in town—and most importantly—show off your unique twist on grandma’s recipe. It’s […]

8 Southern-Inspired Meal-Time Solutions

When you’re in a rut about what to cook, add a little Southern flair to the menu. Whether it’s breaded pork chops, hot chicken sandwiches, blackened catfish or slow cooker barbecue, these Southern selections will be on your summer rotation for years to come, becoming a hit both for family dinners and friendly gatherings. Homemade […]