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Chicken Masala & Veg Fritters

Shuchi Mittal | Posted 10.06.2013 | Taste
Shuchi Mittal

Don't the simplest combinations result in exploding mouthfuls?

10 Ways To Use Old Spices

Posted 06.08.2013 | Green

From Earth911's Kathryn Sukalich: Spices that you’ve had around longer than a year or two won’t do much for your food, according to The Spice H...

Sick Of Squash: Fast Fixes For Winter Produce Blues

Lisa Turner | Posted 03.31.2013 | Taste
Lisa Turner

Mash it, roast it, stuff it, soup it: there's only so much you can do with a winter squash. If squash, potatoes, beets and Brussels sprouts have become a tedious mainstay at your table, it's time to get out of your winter vegetable rut.

How To Spice Up Your Latkes

Anjali Malhotra | Posted 02.10.2013 | Taste
Anjali Malhotra

Confident with a latke recipe, I surveyed my spices. I immediately thought of one of my favorite Indian street foods, aloo tikkis - fried patties of spiced mashed potatoes and onions.

Surprising Facts About Spices And Weight Loss, From Joy Bauer (WATCH)

Posted 08.15.2013 | MarloThomas

When health and nutrition expert Joy Bauer visited me on Mondays With Marlo, she told me that she is learning new facts about health and nutrition eve...

Easy Cocktails For A Happy Thanksgiving

Imbibe | Posted 01.20.2013 | Taste
Imbibe

The holiday season has arrived, and with Turkey Day just around the corner, we're getting into the spirit with a handful of easy-to-make cocktails

25 Of The Healthiest Herbs And Spices In The World

Posted 11.08.2012 | Healthy Living

There are a number of delicious foods you can eat for the sake of your health -- but still, all too often, we hear complaints that healthful food just...

Spice Travel: Chai Saffron-Plum Cake

Ken Leung | Posted 01.23.2014 | Taste
Ken Leung

Making this recipe is a broader sensory experience than most others. Plums with brandy and cinnamon glisten as you sauté them on the stove top. Not long after your start baking the cake, the vibrant notes of saffron permeate the kitchen.

Perfect Seasonings

Sierra | Posted 12.30.2012 | Taste
Sierra

Benevolent chefs: Banish bland and power up your food with eco-spices. We at Sierra magazine got five experts to name their favorite piquant powders.

A Farm To Keg Beer: Captain Lawrence Brewery's Fresh Roasted Pumpkin Ale (VIDEO)

Liza de Guia | Posted 12.01.2012 | Taste
Liza de Guia

I've never really thought about what actually goes into a pumpkin ale. I guess, I thought it was just a blend of spices that gave the beer its signature flavor. Until now.

The 5 Easiest Tex-Mex Recipes To Try At Home

Phoebe Lapine | Posted 11.18.2012 | Taste
Phoebe Lapine

Tex-Mex (a cross between Southwestern and Mexican) is a super easy cuisine to play around with in your own kitchen, especially since it's fusion in nature and includes a lot of pantry ingredients.

Malaysian Coconut And Chili Kerabu Salad

John Gregory-Smith | Posted 11.12.2012 | Taste
John Gregory-Smith

This vibrant fresh Malaysian salad was inspired by my trip to Penang several years ago.

Poppy Seed Cake (No Secrets, No Shame)

Laura Kumin | Posted 11.10.2012 | Taste
Laura Kumin

Should I hide the fact that one of my favorite (and most requested) cakes is made with a mix? I don't care. The cake is delicious and I'm not ashamed of it.

WATCH: Indian Kadahi Chicken Curry

John Gregory-Smith | Posted 11.09.2012 | Taste
John Gregory-Smith

I love Indian food and being a spice geek it is a complete inspiration to me. My Kadahi chicken is a North Indian inspired curry that is made with the simplest of spices.

Turmeric 101

Anjali Malhotra | Posted 10.21.2012 | Taste
Anjali Malhotra

Turmeric is a root from the ginger family. In its original form, it has a knobby shape similar to ginger.

Don't Be Chicken With The Spice Rack

Zester Daily | Posted 09.30.2012 | Taste
Zester Daily

The easiest way to integrating more exotic spices into your own cooking is by starting from a place of familiarity. What spices do you feel comfortable with now?

Fine Dining Chefs Should Quit Skimping On The Heat

Zester Daily | Posted 08.19.2012 | Food
Zester Daily

Most of the chefs I know love hot and spicy food. But the hot flavors get left outside with the street clothes when they don their whites. What's up with that?

The Best Bloody Mary Mixes

Imbibe | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
Imbibe

While we all wait for tomato season to arrive, there are plenty of bottled Bloody Mary mixes on the market, and there's a version out there for everyone.

WATCH: How Do You Say Turmeric?

Kitchen Daily | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

When you hear a new word, it can be difficult to make it stick -- particularly when it comes to the remembering the correct pronunciation. It's easy t...

The Spice Wizard That Sells To The Country's Best Chefs

Food & Wine | Posted 07.21.2012 | Food
Food & Wine

Sercarz's custom blends are his form of loving attention -- not just to a client's culinary tastes, but to her cravings and curiosity; her past, present and future; her off-the-cuff associations; her mundane routines and dreams.

8 Unforgettable Experiences In Kerala (PHOTOS)

Maria Russo | Posted 07.17.2012 | Travel
Maria Russo

Beautifully serene settings coupled with a culture as vibrant and warm as the very sun that shines on Kerala's verdant land make a trip here unforgettable.

Abu Shukri: The Best Hummus in Jerusalem?

Alex Budman | Posted 07.02.2012 | Food
Alex Budman

Usually when a restaurant becomes so renowned, one may question if the quality of the food and experience can live up to the reputation. Upon arrival, I was immediately assured that this was not the case, as locals and foreigners alike filled the vibrant room.

8 Food Frauds To Look Out For At The Grocery Store

SmartMoney | Kelli B. Grant | Posted 04.20.2012 | Money

This article originally appeared on SmartMoney.com Most consumers know to ignore emails alerting them to foreign lottery winnings and to steer clea...

Fennel Pollen: Intense & Mysterious (Be a Step Ahead of the Foodies)

Jesse Kornbluth | Posted 06.10.2012 | Food
Jesse Kornbluth

You know fennel as the knobby bulb you use in a poule au pot or, in small quantities, in pasta sauces. Or as the seeds in Italian sausage. As pollen? Probably new to you. It certainly was to me.

Spice Up Your Coffee

Small Kitchen College | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
Small Kitchen College

I must admit, my coffee routine has gotten a bit boring. Every morning since high school, the first thing I do when I wake up is brew a cup of coffee.