Monthly Archives: March 2011


Date-Orange Ice Cream

One of the great things about shopping seasonally is that you never know what you’re going to come across. If I arrive at the market with a fixed list, invariably whatever I’m looking for won’t be there, and I have … Continue reading

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So long, farewell…

Folks, can I just tell you how wonderful it’s been being a Spice Islands Flavor Explorer? My stint is almost up (rumor has it that a pretty fantastic guy is taking over the reins) but I just wanted to take … Continue reading

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Wasabi Vinaigrette

Even though I’m an American living in Paris – or perhaps because of it – I find myself craving spicy food more often than anyone else around here. Whenever I get a chance to put a few shakes of spicy … Continue reading

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I’m excited to be handed the baton from Matt Armendariz as the newest Flavor Explorer for Spice Islands spices.  As a baker, I’m always on the hunt for new flavors and the best spices, but I’m also on the lookout … Continue reading

Posted in Cinnamon, David Lebovitz, Vanilla Extract | 1 Comment