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Tomato Powder Your New Favorite Ingredient

Tomato Powder is soon to be your new favorite ingredient once you realize how many delicious ways there are to use it! It’s an easy way to spruce up any dish in need of that classic tomato flavor. It’s delicious with eggs, soups, or sauces, dressings and

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Powdered Egg Whites Magically Handy Ingredient

An old fashioned ingredient, most of our grandmothers may have had on hand and there are so many good reasons she kept them around! Powdered Egg Whites are dried egg white (pure albumen). And super handy to have around if you run out of eggs! You can

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Don’t Throw That Milk Out!

Do you have a gallon of milk that maybe not “as fresh” anymore? The “Best Buy Date” on many foods is more a suggestion than a “rule”, and to be honest,  groceries aren’t cheap plus it’s super wasteful! When it comes to our milk, often times there

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Christmas Time means German Springerle Cookies

    Two hard-to-find ingredients are popular with our customers this time of year….Bakers Ammonia and Anise Oil (of course we stock it). They are the coveted ingredients for German Springerle Cookies. These cookies take a bit of a commitment to bake, but well worth the effort.

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Quackers – Goose Poop Inspired Snack Crackers

If you love our customer favorite Goose Poop Sweet & Spicy Relish you are gonna love their BRAND NEW Goosed Dust! A dry rub version of that deliciously unique sweet. Perfect to use on anything from chicken wings to veggies, but one of our favorite ideas is

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Is Brining That Turkey So Important?

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Many argue the importance of brining your Thanksgiving Turkey, and we say YES you should! Can you still have a delicious turkey without brining? Yes. BUT can you have an even more delicious and especially moist turkey WITH brining? Definitely YES! Two basic things happen to your

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Pumpkin Stuffed French Toast

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This morning deliciousness will be a new family favorite Fall food- Pumpkin Stuffed French Toast! Super easy to make with no need for opening a whole can of pumpkin because instead, you’ll use the Pumpkin Pie Wind & Willow Cheeseball & Dessert Mix. 8 thick-cut slices of

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How To Make Frozen Pizza Gourmet

Frozen pizza is far from being ‘homemade’ but we have some delicious tips to making a decent frozen pizza into a new and family favorite easy dinner night! Dress up the crust: one of the tastiest tips we love is brushing the frozen crust with melted butter

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Tips For Grilling Fruit

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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!

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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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