Tag: spices

Robin’s Healthy Take: Spice it Up

by in Robin's Healthy Take, December 5, 2011

Ever wonder what to do with those leftover spices in your spice rack? Things you bought for one recipe and haven’t used since? I’m talking about things like Chinese 5-spice, cardamom, star anise, coriander, marjoram, garam masala, tarragon and other unique, rarely used spices (rarely used in everyday American cooking, that is). I can helpRead more

Weekly Bits: Summertime

by in Reader Tips & Comments, June 12, 2010

There’s plenty to love about warm-weather eats. On this week’s menu of reader comments: spice rubs (great for grilling!) and a seasonal veggie salad, perfect as a side dish at a summer cookout. Plus, weigh in on our next taste test.

Reading List: Spices Cut Cancer Risk, Chefs Adopt A School and Healthy Video Games

by in Food News, May 28, 2010

In this week’s nutrition news: Overseas food suppliers to receive food safety training, anti-obesity video games and slathering spices on your meat can help reduce cancer risk

5 Ingredients: Spicy Cheesy Rice

by in 5-Ingredient Recipes, June 1, 2009

Packaged, seasoned rice dishes are loaded with sodium and preservatives! Sure, it’s easy when it comes from a box, but why not try it yourself? I created this healthier version and it’s become a family hit.