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 […]

What’S The Big Dill? A Spice-To-Spice Examination

  Ah, dill… Anethum graveolens. The little weed that layers a breeze of freshness and cleanliness atop delicious salmon, salads and sauces. It’s actually not a weed at all but, farmers call the wispy leaves “weed” to distinguish them from the seeds. This hardy annual has been flavoring dishes around the world for more than […]

The Farmers’ Market: A Trip To Bountiful

With summer in full swing, a Saturday morning trip to the local farmers’ market is heaven for locavores. Ripe, red tomatoes, still warm from the sun; sweet-tart, juicy berries; abundant zucchini; crisp cucumber; and sweet, sweet summer corn — the bounty is irresistible. Back home, unloading all that goodness in your own kitchen, such abundance […]

Spring Into Seasonal Flavors

Spring is in the air and not a moment too soon. Warmer weather and sunshine mean more time to play outside — and more fresh fruits and veggies for the table. Spice Islands® spices and seasonings give you the tools to easily make the flavors of spring blossom in your kitchen. A simple grilled main […]

Shrubs: Sweet, Sour And Ready For Summer Cocktails

Shrubs, or drinking vinegars, are sweet and sour, fruit-based syrups that were all the rage in Colonial times. Preserving fruit in a blend of vinegar and sugar began as a shelf-stable way to incorporate fresh fruit flavors into drinks that could be enjoyed year-round. Today, history buff-mixologists are embracing the shrub as an infinitely versatile […]

Rosemary: The Incomparable Evergreen

Rosemary During the Middle Ages, brides, grooms and guests each wore a headpiece or sprig of rosemary during the wedding ceremony. Ever since, rosemary has been viewed as a love charm — and it’s easy to see why. Used in cooking, rosemary is one of the easiest ways to elevate a meal from ordinary to […]

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 […]

Ramen Is All The Rage

Today’s ramen is a far cry from the packaged noodles of your college days. Plenty of top-notch restaurants have a line of people eagerly anticipating a slurp. Why not bypass the wait list and use Spice Islands® spices to create your own homemade version? Not only is it easy, but it can be catered to […]

Premium Salts

Savory, aromatic and distinctive, this Salt is an exquisite gourmet blend of Italian black truffles and sea salt. Use as a finishing salt to add a super-premium delight to your potatoes or pasta dishes. A fusion of complex, rich red wine and sea salt. This gourmet salt is a flawless addition to any recipe. Made […]