Many cultures around the world have their own versions of spice mixes.
One challenge for cooks is to come up with new ways to prepare foods. We tend to fall back on tried and true methods, often relying on the way we ate when we were growing up.
Have you ever purchased special spices for something special? Then you end up with a big container of spices you don’t know what to do with.
Black pepper is a standard seasoning for just about everything, even some sweets. White green and red peppercorns come from the same plant. They are drupes,...
Menudo is made with tripe, or cow’s stomach lining. It’s usually a weekend and holiday dish and is sometimes touted as a hangover cure.
Here’s another idea to try, especially if you like things with an African or South Asian kick. Add curry powder to your chili.
You don’t have to make a lot of stir-fries or other asian dishes to find these seasonings useful.
I’m a big fan of Mrs. Dash. But I find I’m using it less because I’m now creating my own spice blend.
Most of the ingredients for this dish are in your pantry, or should be. It works really good with leftover chicken and can accommodate other vegetables easily.
Here’s a tasty snack that’s easy to make and very healthy.