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11/02/2011 04:54 pm ET Updated Aug 31, 2012

Cinnamon

Gail Simmons shows you how to use foods you already have in your pantry to make easy, tasty recipes. Though cinnamon adds a sweet kick to many desserts, it can also be used as an ingredient in rich, savory recipes. Gail incorporates cinnamon into her recipes for a poached pears, donut holes and butternut squash soup.

Recipes:
Cinnamon Poached Pears with Vanilla Bean Ice Cream
Cinnamon Sugared Doughnut Holes with Green Apple Compote
Roasted Butternut Squash Soup with Cinnamon Crema Recipes