Ingredient: Kosher salt

Blackened Spice Blend

This is one of those Spice Mixes that you can use for almost anything. It’s a quick marinade if you make a paste with some olive oil, or just sprinkle it on any protein or vegetable before grilling to ramp it up to another level. You can adjust the...

Chaat Masala Powder

Chaat Masala is used as a sprinkle over fresh fruit and or vegetables as a refreshing street food. Great way to get your kids to try new things! Put a plate of cut up watermelon, pineapple and cantaloupe sprinkled with Chaat Masala out on a hot day and watch...

Fusion Adobo, Chicken and Pork

I called this Fusion Adobo because it is actually a mix of Spanish and Caribbean. Sometimes you just gotta mix it up! These two recipes share many of the same ingredients, yet yield such different results! This chicken recipe is pretty light in both flavor and color, but it’s...

Chilled Out Kofta

I call these “Chilled Out” because you can make these any way you want, and they’ll always be delicious. You can serve them to family and friends without stressing that they might not like them. Kofta is simply ground meat with spices and aromatic vegetables, formed into an oval...

Preserved Lemon

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Hawaij, Savory and Sweet

Use Hawaij as you would apple pie spice or pumpkin spice. Add Sweet Hawaij to coffee, which is very traditional. Switch up your regular afternoon chai latte, add Hawaij! Add Savory Hawaij with the onions and celery when making chicken soup; sprinkle on carrots or sweet potatoes before roasting;...

Za’atar

This is a great Make It YOUR Own spice mix. You can add more sumac if you like it a little more tangy, or more salt if you’re using it on meat. Switch up the herbs with some marjoram instead of thyme. Just brushing a pita bread with olive...

Cacio e Pepe, Pepper Pasta

This dish makes a great side for any broiled or grilled meat, as well as a quick main dish when you’re feeling really lazy, but want something yummy to eat. Print Recipe Cacio e Pepe, Pepper Pasta Course Appetizer/Starter, Lunch, World Recipes Cuisine Italian Keyword Black Pepper, Pasta Servings...

Pepernoten

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Speculaas Cookies

This is one of my favorite cookies, I also call them airplane cookies, as these are what you get for a snack on many flights on all airlines. They are so crispy and light, and the spice mixture is just delicious. So addicting! Traditionally, Speculaas are made by pressing...