4 Easy Christmas Recipes

I absolutely love this time of year! The excitement of gift giving, visiting with loved ones, sharing stories and of course the amazing homemade meal! When it comes to planning your holiday feast, sometimes it can be a little overwhelming on deciding what to make, how much to make and […]

3 Easy Recipes for Summer

I don’t know why but once summer hits my recipes get a little more exciting! It could be because we like to spend a lot of time outdoors and we do a ton of cooking on the grill. Most of the recipes I use are ones that are simple enough […]

Know your Mustards – Yellow vs Brown Mustard Seed

Mustard is one of those condiments that have been around for many, many years. To make mustard, it is fairly simple to make by taking mustard seeds, vinegar, water, oil, sugar and other spices, depending on your desired flavour.  When creating your own mustard, it all comes down to the […]

Household Uses For Cayenne Pepper

Cayenne Pepper is great for adding a little heat to your food but did you know you can also use it to help manage common cold symptoms!? That’s right! Cayenne Pepper has so many household uses that it’s not only for cooking. Here are a few ways you can use […]

Hassle-Free Thanksgiving Meal Planning

Thanksgiving, like Christmas, can be a stressful time as there is so much thought and planning that goes into preparing your meal with all the fixings. The first thing I tend to fuss about, or more so panic about, is “What do I make?!”, “Who is all coming?”, “What are […]

What about Cumin?

What about Cumin? Did you know Cumin is a dried seed of the herb Cuminum cyminum, which is a member of the parsley family? Interestingly, Cumin sometimes gets confused with caraway as they are both from the parsely family.   Cumin is a dried seed of the herb Cuminum cyminum, […]

10 Uses for Apple Pie Spice

In my opinion, Apple Pie Spice is the absolute perfect blend of all things soothing. Cinnamon, Cloves, Nutmeg, Fenugreek, Ginger and Lemon Peel come together and transport you back in time to Grandma’s kitchen table. Our Organic Apple Pie Spice will elevate your recipes to new heights. We are creatures […]

Roasting your Spices

Have you ever heard of dry roasting your spices? Common in Indian cooking, roasting whole spices in a dry frying pan is a process that intensifies the flavours as well as makes the spices easier to grind. You may have come across a recipe that calls for certain spices to […]

Dill Weed: Keeping it Fresh

Fresh Dill Weed has to be one of my favourite herbs, especially when picked straight from the garden.  Having fresh dill on hand is convenient and if you are growing your own, here are some helpful tips on how to preserve your dill weed for future dishes. Dill weed can […]

Give Your Old Spices A Second Chance!

After some must needed purging in my kitchen pantry, I didn’t want to throw everything to waste. I realized that I have accumulated an abundance of spices that I haven’t used in years and some that I didn’t even know I had! I found some cayenne at the back of […]