Category Archives: Alice Currah

Alice

Beau Monde Cheddar Chive Scones

A wonderful perk of being a Spice Islands® Flavor Explorer is having the freedom to experiment with new-to-me spices and herbs.  Stocked with a treasure trove of Spice Islands® products, my curiosity for familiarizing myself with each one often results … Continue reading

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Casella Okulaja

A New Year, A New Flavor Explorer

I hope everyone enjoyed the holidays! I think it really is the most wonderful time of year – especially for food. Spice Islands® was lucky to have three great bloggers contribute some fabulously tasty recipes to Flavor Explorer over the … Continue reading

Posted in Alice Currah, Caroline Lubbers, Casella Okulaja, Matt Armendariz, Pim Techamunavivit, Vanilla Extract | 1 Comment
Alice

Stout Pasilla Chile Beef Stew

The first time I tasted Spice Islands® Pasilla Chile Powder is when I used it mistakenly for regular chili powder for a dish I was making for dinner one night.  Culinary mishaps like this can sometimes lead to discovering new … Continue reading

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Alice

Savory Pear Vanilla Wontons

Holiday party season is in full swing. These wontons combine savory prosciutto with sweet pear, and are spiced with Spice Islands® Pure Vanilla Extract, Cardamom and Cinnamon. A perfect finger food appetizer to serve to family and friends! Savory Pear … Continue reading

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Rosemary Vanilla Pepper Relish

Instead of traditional relish on the holiday table, why not try this rosemary and pepper creation laced with Spice Islands® Pure Vanilla Extract? This recipe is a particularly nice complement to poultry. Rosemary Vanilla Pepper Relish

Posted in Alice Currah, Cayenne Pepper, Holiday, Rosemary, Vanilla Extract | 1 Comment
Alice

Apple Nutmeg Cream Tart

My childhood home had one apple tree my siblings and I would love to climb.  My resourceful father drilled two holes in a scrap piece of wood and threaded a thick yellow rope through them and tied it to the … Continue reading

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Alice

Seasoned Dill Thyme Croutons

Growing up, making homemade croutons was more about being resourceful and less about wanting to make a seasoned salad topping for the sake of wanting to make them myself.  Once I moved out of my parents’ house, cooking on a … Continue reading

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Alice

Vanilla Chai Buttercream

There is no such thing as a good cupcake without a great frosting to top it off. As a former professional cake decorator, clients thoughtfully, but with a certain measure of seriousness, would taste several flavored frostings as they would … Continue reading

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Alice

Spiced Roasted Chickpeas

As a mom of three young children I am always mindful of providing healthy snacks to pack in their school lunches.  I find myself in a common yet familiar struggle many parents deal with when trying to convince my kids … Continue reading

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Casella Okulaja

Introducing Our Flavor Explorers for the Holiday Season

At the beginning of the holiday season every year, I find myself brainstorming ways to liven up my menus and spreads. Of course I always have traditional fare passed down through my family, but I also like to serve my … Continue reading

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