Ras el Hanout Moroccan Spice Blend

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When you’re looking to spice things up in a new way, homemade ras el hanout offers a memorable blend of flavors that adds depth to any meal. A warm, savory combo of fragrant cinnamon, smoky cumin, spicy ginger, and more, this authentic Moroccan medley of seasonings is wonderfully aromatic. Get the recipe now.

Get Your Seasonings in Order: The Best Spice Racks

Are you looking for the best spice rack? One that will keep you organized? Foodal’s got you covered, with reviews of the best models. Once you discover how to efficiently organize your seasonings, you’ll find you enjoy cooking a lot more. Check out your options now.

How to Make Easy Herb-Infused Olive Oil

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Want to take your favorite fresh herbs and create something with truly spectacular flavor? Make easy herb-infused olive oil at home. You can use it in salad dressings, pasta dishes, artisan breads, and so much more. It takes less time than you think, and you’ll have so much fun trying different combinations. Read more.

Your Ultimate Guide to Kitchen Herbs and Spices

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For sweet desserts or savory entrees, herbs and spices are crucial components to full-flavored dishes for the flavor nuances they provide – aroma, complexity, depth, warm spiciness, and cooling herbal notes. Our complete guide provides all the info you need to successfully use these culinary essentials.

How to Preserve Your Herbs

How to Preserve Herbs | Foodal

Garden herbs can be preserved in a variety of different ways. This guide will help teach you everything you need to know to preserve your own at the end of the gardening season.

Pumpkin Spice is Everything Nice!

Pumpkin Spice and Everything Nice | Foodal.com

With the arrival of the colder seasons, the warming combination of pumpkin spice (cinnamon, ginger, cloves, allspice, and nutmeg) is a welcome addition to meals and drinks alike. It’s great in baked goods like pies, muffins, pancakes and breads. And yes, it actually makes pumpkin taste better too! Read more about each spice, and learn how to make this easy mixture at home, on Foodal now!

The Best Ways to Use Cinnamon for Sweet or Savory Dishes

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Cinnamon adds its distinct flavor and fragrance to a wide array of foods. Sweetly spicy, it’s a natural with beverages, fruit, grains, nuts, proteins, and vegetables – a truly versatile ingredient. And did you know one variety is better for desserts? Find out now how to choose the best for sweet or savory dishes.

How to Enjoy the Sweet Nuance of Bay Leaves

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Bay leaves are used in several global cuisines because of their subtle, herbal flavor and their delicate, lightly floral fragrance. A must for slow cooking stews, soups, and braises, they’re also a natural in quicker dishes like fish, poultry, pasta, and risotto. Join us now for all the details on how to choose and use this tasty herb!

Make Your Own Poultry Seasoning with Spice Rack Staples

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Are you in the middle of a recipe and find out that you need poultry seasoning? But you don’t have any on hand? Don’t fret or make an extra trip to the store. Make your own right at home in your own kitchen with this super simple combination.

Fragrant, Sweet Cloves – The Mainstay of the Spice Rack!

The Mainstay of the Spice Rack | Foodal.com

One of the staples in every spice rack, cloves add bright, warm flavors to numerous dishes. At home in sweet and savory recipes, their distinctive flavor adds a zip of spicy warmth in everything from baked goods to pickles to roast pork – and they’re an antioxidant superstar! Join us on Foodal for all the information you need on how to use this enticing spice more often!

Spicy Wasabi: A Rare Rhizome with Huge Flavor

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Do you think wasabi is just that green blob you’re too afraid to eat on your sushi plate? Think again! Wasabi is an extraordinary rare plant that provides a vibrant flavor and spicy punch. Learn exactly what it is, how to buy it, how to prep and store it at home, and how to cook with it in your own kitchen. Read more about this tasty rhizome on Foodal now!

Horseradish: A Fiery Root with a Funny Name

Horseradish: A Fiery Root with the Funny Name | Foodal.com

You love it as a creamy condiment spread on your favorite roast beef sandwich, but what else do you really know about horseradish? Foodal has everything you need to know about this fiery root with the funny name! From its origins to how to best prep and store it, learn all the essentials about horseradish. Read more now on Foodal!