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!

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 |

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!

Horseradish: A Fiery Root with a Funny Name

Horseradish: A Fiery Root with the Funny Name |

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. |

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

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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!

Get Cozy with Wonderful Warming Spices

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With the arrival of cooler weather, we instinctively turn to denser foods to provide more fuel, and heat, for our bodies. But we can turn up the heat even more with the addition of warming spices. Join us for a look at which spices provide the most warmth, and how to add more of them to your menu.

Homemade Ginger Candy: A Sweet Treat that will Ease What Ails You

Crystallized Ginger Recipe |

Are you curious about how to make your own natural, crystalized ginger? Sweet, spicy, chewy, crunchy – Foodal has the perfect recipe for you, and you only need two ingredients! Whether you want a quick tummy tamer or an exciting new garnish for your next dessert, these candies have exactly what you’re looking for. Keep reading now on Foodal!

Seasoning & Healing Effects of Fennel Seed

Culinary & Medicinal Uses of Fennel Seed |

Fennel seed is a fantastic addition to your spice rack. It can be used to season lots of dishes, whether meat, fish, or vegetarian. Plus, beneficial properties can help with various health issues too, like digestive problems. Read on for an overview of this interesting spice!

Pull-Apart Bread with Fresh Ramson – Perfect for Spring!

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Ramson is a fabulous herb with a fresh and tangy taste. We like to use this garlic-flavored plant in a variety of recipes. Read on for tips on how to collect it, and grow it on your own. And find a great idea for our superb pull-apart bread. Get the recipe now!