So there’s this thing I do. I pay very little mind to what’s going on when it comes to seasonal ingredients and blogging. I know you guys are all chomping at the bit for fall flavors. Pumpkin Spice, Apple Cinnamon, and Warm Casserole recipes. I get it, and don’t you worry, they will be here. …
Dried Spices : Dried spices can add a lot of flavor for very little money (about 6 cents per teaspoon for basics like cumin, cinnamon and chili powder), so keep your pantry stocked with at least five to 10 of your favorites. That said, it's not worth buying an entire bottle of a spice that you won't use regularly for one recipe, so don't be afraid to swap spices in recipes based on what you have — especially when it comes to expensive ones like saffron or vanilla.
Homemade Vanilla Extract - Making homemade vanilla extract is so easy! With just two ingredients and about 5 minutes of hands-on time, you'll love making this pantry staple at home! Great for gift giving, too! // addapinch.com
Basic Spice Checklist | Every cook needs a well-stocked spice cabinet, regardless of culinary expertise. Here are the most commonly used herbs, spices, and seasonings, which no kitchen should be without.