Category Archives: Vanilla Extract

Caroline

Honey Cinnamon Graham Crackers

We don’t eat many processed foods in our house. Though treats are plentiful, they are usually in the form of homemade baked goods. One regular exception is the famous blue box that lives in the lowest cupboard of the kitchen … Continue reading

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Caroline

Ginger Blondies

From the moment I first lined up my large collection of Spice Islands’ glass jars, I was titillated by the vibrant colors and textures of the various contents within. One particular jar entranced me with its possibilities – the Spice … Continue reading

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Caroline

Old-Fashioned Vanilla Pudding

As long as I can remember, I have loved vanilla puddings, custards and creams whether oozing out of doughnuts, inside crepes or layered between cake. As a child, we often ate packaged pudding for dessert, which I slurped off the … 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

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MattArmendariz

Arancini

Continuing with my party theme (what can I say, I love getting together!), these arancini (or little fried tiny rice balls) make take a little while longer to assemble, but I’m here to tell you that they are utterly fantastic. … 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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Alice

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

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MattArmendariz

Spiced Granola

I’m not one of those people who thinks that granola needs to be sent off to a Happy Breakfast Place, forced to live there forever. Me? I could happily snack on granola all day long, and I usually do. It’s … 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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MattArmendariz

Vanilla Brined Thanksgiving Turkey

I look forward to Thanksgiving more than almost any other holiday. It’s a time to slow down, even for just a day, and share the season with those most important to us. Friends, family, acquaintances and old companions spend the … Continue reading

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