Pumpkin Spice is Everything Nice!

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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

Mortar filled with cinnamon sticks on a wooden cutting board.

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!

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!

Terrific Turmeric, the Super Spice

Turmeric is an earthy spice used throughout medical history, as well as throughout cuisines. | Foodal.com

We know that herbs and spices contain some of the highest levels of antioxidants that promote good health. And turmeric is right up there with the best, thanks to its active ingredient, curcumin. Find out how you can easily add more of this super spice to your diet – read more now on Foodal.

Flavorful French Tarragon: The King of Herbs

Fresh tarragon leaves. | Foodal.com

A favorite among French chefs, tarragon has a distinctive flavor and fragrance that’s reminiscent of anise. Delicious in sauces and condiments, it’s also a natural for fish, poultry, eggs, and vegetables – and beverages, too! Find out all you need to know about this royal herb right here on Foodal!