Making Mustards

  American Prepared Mustard Ingredients: ½ cup cold water 3/8 cup yellow mustard powder ½ tsp sumac ¼ tsp turmeric 1/8 tsp garlic powder ¼ cup distilled white vinegar   Combine water, mustard, turmeric and garlic in a small non-reactive saucepan.  Cook over low heat, stirring constantly until it reduces to a thick paste that...
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Authentic Vegan Pupusas

Authentic Vegan Pupusas This dish has a lot of moving parts (actually, four different elements), but all the parts are really simple.  Make the pickled vegetables and roast the chiles the night before, set up the rice, make the beans, and while the beans are cooking, prepare the masa tortillas.  Watch Nick demonstrating this recipe...
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Oaxacan Molcajete Salsa

Ingredients: 2 very ripe medium-sized Tomatoes or 3 very ripe Roma Tomatoes ½ Onion, peeled and sliced ¼” thick 3 Cloves, garlic still in the paper-like covering ½ Serrano Chile, destemmed and deseeded 1 large Poblano (Pasilla) Chile 1 TBSP, raw Pepitas 1 tsp. Toasted Sesame Seeds 1 tsp. each: milled Guajillo Chiles milled Ancho...
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BBQ Cauliflower Steaks (no oil)

  Ingredients: One large head of cauliflower, leaves and stems removed, rinsed, and sliced into 1’ thick steaks (usually only the middle 2 steaks actually hold together, with the rest being used as florets). Approximately 1 TBSP maple syrup Local Spicery Bayou Barbecue to taste Bayou BBQ Sauce*   Preheat oven to 475 degrees. Place...
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Z’Hug (Yemenite spicy pesto)

Ingredients 1 tsp Ground Cumin Seed 1 tsp Ground Coriander Seed ½ tsp Ground Cardamom Seed ½ tsp Ground Caraway Seed 1 head each, Cilantro and Parsley, most stems removed and coarsely chopped 1 Serrano Chile, destemmed and deseeded (more if you like it really spicy) 1 Anaheim Chile, destemmed, deseeded, and coarsely chopped 4...
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Mulled Wine or Cider

MULLED WINE Ingredients 1 750ml bottle red wine ¼ C brandy ¼ C sugar ½ jar Mulling Spices Optional: 1 Clementine, sliced Preparation Add all ingredients to heavy saucepan. Heat on low, stirring occasionally, until simmering. Do NOT allow to boil. Remove from heat; taste and add sugar if needed. Strain spices as serving.  ...
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Moroccan Chickpea Stew

Chickpeas and vegetables swim in a floral-spiced broth with golden raisins and intense granny smith apple spice bombs. Incredibly easy, and satisfying for our SOS-free plant based friends and omnivores alike. It’s all in the spices. When Chef AJ asked me to do a cooking demonstration on her Youtube channel, I knew I had to...
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Misir Wot

Spicy Ethiopian Lentil Stew Ingredients 1 Medium Onion, chopped 3-4 cloves, garlic, minced 2 TBSP fresh ginger, grated 2 TBSP Local Spicery Berbere Blend 4 cups vegan broth or water* 1½ cups, red lentils 14z can salt-free organic tomatoes, diced 3 carrots, sliced ¼” on the bias 3 TBSP, salt-free tomato paste * Try adding...
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Cinnamon-Rose Snickerdoodles

A classic staple of American cookies, Snickerdoodles are one of the best forms of stress-baking:  simple, tasty, and quick, with ingredients you probably already have in the pantry!  Our recipe uses Local Spicery’s signature blend Anne Davis, rather than pure cinnamon.  I liked the soft hint of the milled rose; you could even add a...
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Cinnamon Rose Latte

Our Anne Davis blend makes the perfect complement to coffee or any style of tea.  Cassia and rose together add spice and floral notes without overpowering the base beverage, creating a delicious cinnamon rose latte. As with any spiced creamer or latte foam, strain through a fine mesh tea strainer to keep your cup from...
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Cardamom Cookies

These cookies are fantastic- delicate, not too sweet, and perfect with coffee or tea! INGREDIENTS:  ½ cup sugar 6 tbsp butter 1 egg 1 ½ cup plus 2 tbsp all-purpose flour 1 ½ tsp freshly ground cardamom seed ¾ tsp baking powder 1 tbsp sugar 1 tsp cinnamon INSTRUCTIONS: Preheat oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit.  Grease large baking sheet....
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Slow Cooker Chicken Curry

This is the perfect recipe for a stressful day.  Take fifteen minutes in the morning to set up your slow cooker, and come home to a nearly completed meal.  Moreover, it tastes fantastic and is so easy to customize!  Swap potatoes for the carrots, stewing beef for the chicken (add another hour or two to...
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