Tag: Spices

Spiced Pumpkin Pancakes, Kirkland Maple Syrup
Egg and Brunch Dishes

Spiced Pumpkin Pancakes

Oh yum…it’s pumpkin time again! These pancakes will definitely fit the bill on Thanksgiving morning!  You can easily cut the recipe in half if you only want 8 pancakes. Makes Approximately 16 Pancakes 2 cups unbleached flour (you can use 1/2 cup wholewheat flour) 2 Tbsp. sugar 1 Tbsp. + 1 tsp. baking powder 1 […]

Zucchini Carrot Cake, White Plate, Fork
Baking and Sweet Endings

Zucchini Coffee Cake

You’d hardly know it’s zucchini season if you looked in our kitchen!  Joking!  I have to admit there’s a whole lot of things being made using zucchini these days!  And this moist, spicy, quick to make cake is one of them.   It’s great with not only coffee but we’ve had it for breakfast too! It […]

Blog Post Photo, Sharon's Guest Post
My Stories

Have Spice Kit Will Travel

A “guest article” for Oracibo…..me? I sent an email to Phyllis extolling the wonders of the Internet for finding recipes and she suggested I write an article so here goes. Do you travel? My husband and I spent a couple of months each winter renting a casita (a two bedroom condo type place) on a […]

Good Things to Know

Curry Powder

This curry powder is a Malaysian style one. The cuisine is a mixture of Indian, Chinese and Malay to name a few.  I consider this to be my “house” curry powder when I am cooking Asian. Hope you enjoy the exotic taste as much as we do. It’s pretty darned good in curried butternut squash […]

Picking Dried Herbs off Stems
Good Things to Know

Chinese Five-Spice Powder

This is a spice mix I always keep on hand…it’s wonderfully aromatic! Makes approx. ¼ cup 1 Tbsp. Szechewan peppercorns (see note below) 8 star anise(see note below) 6 whole cloves 1 – 1 ½” piece cinnamon stick, crushed coarse 1 Tbsp. fennel seeds Equipment: electric spice or coffee grinder (used solely for grinding spices) […]