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Tips For Grilling Fruit


If you’ve never tried grilled fruit, wow you don’t know the deliciousness you’re missing! Grilling your fruit whether as a tasty appetizer, a sweet & savory side dish or a special dessert is an excellent way to use seasonal fruits and the hot grill to wow your

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Moroccan Chicken Wings


Want to try a tasty new twist on your usual chicken wings? Try this delicious Moroccan Chicken Wing recipe that has a little heat, a little sweet and loads of flavor!             2 1/2 pounds chicken wings 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 2

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Why You Need Citric Acid


Citric Acid is one of those very special ingredients that we carry that many pass by and don’t even realize how it is so magical!   It’s a “good” preservative! Derived from citrus fruits, this natural chemical when sprinkled on can keep fruits fresher and from browning.

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How To Cook With Lavender


Lavender has many uses, for both its aromatic properties as well as its healthful anti-anxiety benefits. But knowing how to best use your lavender buds in cooking provides you with perfect taste and texture results every time. And picking up some of our culinary Lavender Buds is

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Hibiscus Syrup


The Hibiscus flower has been used for centuries for it’s medicinal properties but it’s tart refreshing taste also makes for a delicious cup of tea and it’s natural color adds so much to the glass or the plate. Steeping Hibiscus tea to make Syrup will be one

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All About Hibiscus Tea


Hibiscus leaves have been consumed as tea for centuries, with it’s many medicinal qualities as well as it’s bright and tart presence in the cup Hibiscus Tea makes a refreshing tea both hot or cold. BENEFITS: There are thought to be many benefits to drinking Hibiscus Tea,

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Arancini Recipe


This Arancini recipe will help you create those delicious little rice balls that are stuffed, breaded & fried Sicilian finger food tradition! It’s key to use Arborio rice (risotto) due to this rice having more starch in it, resulting in a firmer & creamier rice- perfect for

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Girl Scout Cookie & Tea Pairing


When it’s Girl Scout Cookie Season it’s important to savor every morsel and they are especially best with the perfect cup of tea. In this video, our friend and Girl Scout, Emelaine shares our top tea selections for your sipping and cookie dunking enjoyment! You’ll also find

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Fish In Paper – Simple & Delicious!


In this video, we show you how simple it is to make a classic fish dish called “Fish en Papilliote”, Fish in Paper, a delicious and more healthful way to prepare almost any fish and the easiest dinner to clean up from ever! Take a 12″ square

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3 Steps To A Cup Of Tea

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With over 60 choices of Loose Tea on our wall, it can sometimes be intimidating to newcomers on which tea to select and even how to make a cup of tea. But in this short video, we show you just how easy it is to make a

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Cinnamon Types & The Best Breakfast Cake Ever

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Almost daily, we have customers ask us which of our 3 Cinnamon types is the best or our favorite. It’s a deliciously difficult decision but in this video, we break down the basics for you and explain the best uses for each and some flavor profiles. If

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More Flavor For Your Healthier Menus

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How do you add more flavor for your healthier menus? January is a popular month to get our bodies back on a better nutritional path after a holiday season of delicious indulgence. But that doesn’t mean that the deliciousness has to stop! Here at Olde Town Spice

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Instant Pot Recipes

Our Tuesday night Facebook LIVE events have been so great and so full of information that this week we thought we’d share some basic recipes we discussed to help guide you through the deliciousness. Many of these recipes can easily be tweaked to suit most any of

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Chicken Fajita Pasta with Hatch Green Chile Pappardelle Pasta Recipe

Chicken Fajita Pasta with Hatch Green Chile Pappardelle Recipe Full of flavor, but not “hot”, this Hatch Green Chile Pappardelle pasta is great any time. It’s unique enough for “company”, but great for a quick weeknight meal. Shown here with chicken, but any protein would work well.

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Homemade Vanilla Extract

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Homemade vanilla extract is one of the easiest to make and most used ingredients you’ll ever have in your cupboard! Two items is all it takes; vanilla bean & liquor, plus a little patience for it to age into perfection. Below you’ll find three simple yet delicious

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Overnight Pumpkin Breakfast Casserole

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Looking for a delicious and healthy-ish recipe to treat morning guests for the holiday season? Then try this mouthwatering, sweet, make ahead breakfast casserole!                     Overnight Pumpkin Breakfast Casserole Ingredients: – Vegetable oil cooking spray – 10 ounces

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Thanksgiving Tips To Be Thankful For – EMAIL NEWS


 We’re sharing tips & tricks & some recipes to make your Thanksgiving even more delicious! Yes you can freeze your pies, and what a great time saver idea! Fruit Pies Fruit pies, like apple and cherry freeze in their raw state very well but be mindful that

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Turkey, Venison & Spice – Oh My! EMAIL NEWS

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Savory Pumpkin Hummus

Savory Pumpkin Hummus

This savory Pumpkin Hummus recipe will be the perfect party food for all your Halloween parties, bonfires & hayrides happening this weekend! It will also be a yummy holiday feast snack food for Thanksgiving in a few weeks. Simple to make, nutritious and delicious! Stop in and

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Sweet & Savory Fall Flavors – EMAIL NEWS

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Apples, pumpkins, nutmeg, warm sips of creamy yumminess: all reasons to love fall and all features in this week’s Olde Town Spice Shoppe email!   The aroma and taste of nutmeg are as autumnal as falling leaves & warm sweaters. Nutmeg is a versatile and fabulous spice

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