Treat your valentine to a box of special chocolates made just by you. Gather the ingredients and a decorative box, and you can put this together in about five minutes!
1. Separate 1 large bar of organic, Fair Trade CertifiedTM dark chocolate into squares. 2. Assemble spices of the flavors you’d like to top the chocolate with, such as cayenne or other chilies, allspice, cinnamon, anise seed, cardamom, ginger, nutmeg, sea salt, black pepper.
3. Prepare other toppings, such
Stock your pantry with wholesome, satisfying snacks to give children the energy to last through the day. These recipes feature organic spices to add delicious flavor that will draw in hungry kids.
Herb Roasted Chickpea Poppers
Roasted chickpeas are a snack that can be enjoyed by all as substitute for nuts or crackers. You can also make a trail mix of popcorn, roasted chickpeas and dried fruit for a treat.
2 cups cooked chickpeas (if canned, drain and rinse) 1
The noble bay laurel (Laurus nobilis, in fact) is an evergreen relative of camphor and sassafras. The tree is native to Asia Minor and the Mediterranean area but is now cultivated in many other regions. With a smooth, olive-green or reddish bark, it grows to a height of about 25 feet in Britain (where it’s also known as sweet bay and laurel) and in warmer climates to as much as 60 feet. The leaves are alternate, elliptical, dark green and shiny, with short, 3- to 4-inch stalk
Chili peppers exist in an amazingly wide variety of sizes, shapes, colors, aromas, and potency, each with its own unique flavor profile. Chilies are commonly known for providing heat in ethnic cuisines like Mexican and Thai, but some chilies actually contribute mild and more subtle flavor, such as in lesser known Hungarian cuisine.
But, how do you know which ones to use? With just a little information, you can boldly venture into the world of cooking with chilies and add en