Tag Archives: allspice

Lacto-Fermented Orange or other Citrus

by Cat, Nov-Dec 2017 (All photos by Cat) Fermentation is an ancient process that goes back to early Biblical times. It preserves and augments the nutritional elements of the preserved food. It is recommended to eat 1 – 2 bits … Continue reading

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Anti-Inflammatory Herbs & Spices, and How to Use Them

By Cat, Sept 2017 Cat’s note to self: Look up spices and words in red, and provide more info about them. Inflammation is the body’s natural response to injury or infection. It is most often characterized by localized redness, swelling, … Continue reading

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Spiced lamb chops, with couscous or kasha

By Cat, April 15, 2017 I love lamb chops – just about my favorite red meat – and I’m always on the lookout for new ways to flavor them. Lamb, like venison, has a gamey flavor so benefit from herbs … Continue reading

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Autumn Veggie Soup (squash, kale, tomatoes & chickpeas)

By Cat, Jan 2009 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) See also: 1. Soups & Stocks Menu; 2. Gelatin & Bone Broths (About); 3. Herbs & Spices Menu I’ve not yet tried this recipe, but it just sounded so good when it arrived in my … Continue reading

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Rabbit (About)

By Cat, Feb 2011 (Photo, right, courtesy of N. and B. Shelt) See also: 1. Small Game Menu; 2. Foods (About) When I was a child, my cousins Emery and Fayrie had a small farm north of Kalispell, where they had … Continue reading

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Mincemeat, with suet, for pie & cookie filling

By Cat, Aug 2007 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons: “Homemade mincemeat from a market in Hallowell, Maine, USA. Contains Apples, Beef, Sugar, Raisins, Suet, Molasses, Vinegar and Spices“) See also: 1.Pies/Tarts Menu; 2. Pie/Tart Crust Menu; 3. Dessert Fillings Menu; … Continue reading

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Spicy Arawak marinade for meats

By Cat, April 2015 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) The spicy heat in this recipe is from chile peppers: habañero or Scotch bonnet chiles, which are among the hottest on the planet, but you can make a more mild version … Continue reading

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Roast Chicken (or Game Hens) with Cumin, Paprika & Allspice

By Cat, April 2015 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) Daniel Neman makes a good point in his article, “Allspice: All purpose, not all spices” (1). So many people think, incorrectly, that allspice is a spice blend, containing cinnamon, nutmeg, clove with … Continue reading

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Lamb, Squash & Garbanzo Stew, Moroccan-Style

By Cat, April 2010 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) I’ve not yet tried this recipe. I’m just beginning to explore Moroccan foods. I once tried a Moroccan restaurant near my office in Portland. I don’t recall what I ordered, but … Continue reading

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Lamb Pilaf (Greek or Moroccan Style)

By Cat, Dec 2007 (Photo, right, from Wikimedia Commons) As a side dish, bulgur is very useful, and delicious when served with braised, sautéed (as in this recipe), or grilled lamb, or in making lamb kafta. Bulgur (sprouted or roasted … Continue reading

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