Wake up with Cardamom

Grinding spices is an immediately rewarding activity. The intense and singular aroma of whatever you grind pours out of the mill, washes across the room and breaks over you like a wave. It’s always invigorating…

Drink Spice

During the holidays it is always nice to have new refreshments to share with your guests. We’ve mixed up three delicious cocktail recipes worthy of holiday cheer. Prior to my love of spices, I worked…

Patriotic Pickles

Hamburgers are a bread and butter offering for July 4 grill outs. So why not pair the meat with homemade Bread ‘n Butter pickles? Don’t be scared. This recipe is easy and fun. Our steps…

Bacon. Just Bacon.

I’m not going to wax poetic about bacon. That’s been done by better poets than I. I’m also not going to go on and on about how bacon makes everything better, even though there’s math…

Wildwood Flower

  We’ve recently added a powdered version of everybody’s rooster hot sauce, Sriracha. (Well, “everyone,” except for that neighborhood in California.) After many, many requests we also put an Ethiopian blend, Berbere into the lineup….

Beyond Tea

  I don’t drink tea. I’ve never really liked it. I drink coffee. Black. I also tend to be a little contrarian by nature and generally appreciate a good challenge. Because of all of this,…