How to Make Orange Zest the Star of Your Spice Rack
Ever feel like your day needs a ray of sunshine? Orange zest, the name often used for orange peel as a spice or seasoning, is your answer. Sweeter than lemon zest and packing a tangy punch, it adds a bright burst of flavor to liven up even the most lackluster of meals. But Spice Islands […]
Why Allspice Is the Only Secret Ingredient You Need This Holiday Season
The approach of the holiday season means one thing: it’s time to start daydreaming (and drooling!) over the feasts that await. And whether you’re the one planning and preparing every meal or you’ve got to wow your gathering with one single perfect dish, allspice is the secret ingredient you need to elevate every holiday recipe. […]
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 […]