All About Allspice
Learn all about allspice berries before trying one of the many allspice recipes. Get tips on cooking with allspice, history, selection, storage, and measures.
Amish Tomato Ketchup Recipe
This heirloom old-fashioned tomato ketchup is not as thick as commercial ketchup.
Apple Bourbon Baked Ham Recipe
Apple cider, Dijon mustard, allspice, and bourbon make a fabuous glaze and pan gravy for smoked ham.
Apple Butter Recipe
Apple butter contains no butter, much like buttermilk. It is a spiced spread used like butter, but made from apples.
Apple Coffee Cake Recipe
Delicious coffee cake goes together fast. Great for breakfast or dessert. Save a lot of time by using canned apple pie filling or feel free to use your own homemade canned apples. Experiment with other fruit pie fillings.
Apple Mulling Spice Mix Recipe
This spice mix makes a nice gift to mull apple cider or red wine. The recipe makes 14 spice bags. If you are giving as a gift, be sure to include the recipe instructions.
Apple Orange Stuffing Recipe
Apples, mandarin oranges, raisins, and walnuts make a fruity filling for all types of poultry, including chicken, cornish hens, duckling, and goose. You may also bake this stuffing as a separate side dish.
Apple Pork Chops Recipe
Pork chops are browned and baked with sliced apples and served with a delicious savory apple pan gravy.
Applesauce Raisin Cake Recipe
Luscious spice cake brings back childhood memories. This one is not overly spicy. The applesauce makes it moist, the raisins provide flavorful bits of sweetness, and the cream cheese frosting lends a bit of decadence.
Baked Rotisserie-Style Chicken Recipe
If you love rotisserie chicken, but do not have a rotisserie accessory, you can achieve a similar effect by baking in your oven. The chicken begins with a good blend of herbs and spices. This recipe is simple to make.
Banana Ketchup Recipe
Although there is a little tomato in this ketchup, it's the flavor of the bananas that shines through. Banana ketchup is especially good with pork and chicken.
Banana Nutmeg Mini-Muffins Recipe
Banana mini-muffins are made with whole wheat flour and touched with nutmeg flavor for a healthy snack. You can use this batter for standard muffins as well. Simply extend the baking time about 5 to 10 minutes.
Beau Monde Seasoning Mix Recipe
Classic beau monde seasoning mix adds flavor to poultry, fish, beef, vegetables, and sauces.
Beef Stuffed Squash Recipe
The natural sweetness of acorn squash melds beautifully with spiced ground beef, vegetables, and corn. Serve with a salad and biscuits for a full meal.
Beets, Red Cabbage, and Cranberries Recipe
The natural sweetness of beets goes well with spiced red cabbage and cranberries for a delicious and unusual side dish that all will enjoy year-round. It is good warm, at room temperature, and even chilled.
Berbere Paste Recipe
This Ethiopian sauce is full of chiles and spices. It is scorchingly hot, so use with caution as a condiment with grilled meats and poultry or add to soups and stews.
Braised Oxtails Recipe
Oxtails are one of the most flavorful beef cuts. Long braising of oxtails makes the meat fall off the bones.
Bread Pudding Recipe
This bread pudding is enriched with raisins and cognac. It could not be easier to make, but plan ahead to give the bread time to soak up the custard.
Caribbean Sausage Cheese Triangles Appetizer Recipe
Allspice, thyme, and scotch bonnet chile are important flavors in Jamaican jerk seasoning. They give a Caribbean flair to the sausage and cheese filling of these tasty appetizer triangles. You may omit the chile or use a milder variety if you wish.
Cherry Ketchup Recipe
Not all ketchup contains tomatoes, and this one does not. Cherry ketchup is made with fresh cherries and spices. This delicious condiment is perfect with chicken or pork.
Chesapeake Bay Seasoning Mix Recipe
This spice mix, similar to Old Bay Seasoning, is great with all types of seafood. If you eat a lot of seafood, multiply this recipe as much as you want and keep it on hand in an airtight sealed container. I would recommend making up a batch that will be used within 1 month so you have the freshest flavor.
Chestnut Carrot Bisque Recipe
Use frozen chestnuts for this soup flavored with sweet red wine, apple juice, carrots, onion, celery, parsnips, herbs, and spices. A spoonful of sour cream or yogurt makes an optional nice finishing touch.
Chocolate Raisin Oatmeal Cookies Recipe
If you love chocolate-covered raisins and oatmeal cookies, you'll love this chewy cookie. The oatmeal, raisins, and graham flour provide lots of fiber. Just pretend there is no butter or sugar, and they are positively healthy! You may substitute plain raisins, if you wish. Plan ahead for refrigeration time.
Cincinnati Chili Recipe
Try this hearty Cincinatti chili five ways like the locals do. It is also wonderful on hot dogs and french fries.
Cincinnati-Style Chili Recipe
This beef chili is a favorite in Cincinnati, served with spaghetti, Cheddar cheese, beans, and onions as traditional accompaniments.
Clay-Pot Orange Chicken Recipe
The clay cooker naturally infuses all the flavor of the oranges and spices for a tender and moist chicken dish. Do not forget to pre-soak the clay-pot.
Coarse-Ground Mustard Recipe
Homemade coarse-ground mustard uses whole mustard seeds and red wine. Plan ahead. The mustard requires 3 hours of steeping time and then at least 12 hours of standing time before using.
Cocoa Pumpkin Brownies Recipe
Try this delightfully different brownie recipe with pumpkin, cinnamon, allspice, nutmeg, cocoa, and chocolate chips. It is quite fast and easy to make.
Colcannon Corned Beef Soup Recipe
This hearty soup combines corned beef, cabbage, apples, leeks, potatoes, spinach, and spices. It makes enough for a crowd.
Corn Bread Stuffed Cabbage Recipe
Herbed cornbread takes the place of meat stuffing in these cabbage leaves topped with a wine and mushroom sauce. This is a good vegetarian dish for holidays or any meal.
Corned Beef & Cabbage Recipe
This is a hearty meal in one pot with corned beef, cabbage, potatoes, and carrots in a savory broth. Feeds a dozen hungry guests or plan on leftovers.
Cornish Hens Stuffed with Brandied Figs Recipe
Cornish hens are stuffed with figs soaked in a port wine and allspice marinade, then baked on a bed of salt. Cooking the poultry on a bed of salt produces a beautiful golden skin and does not impart much salt to the finished dish as you might think. It is a classic method. Plan ahead to marinate the figs in the port for 1 hour before beginning.
Cornish Hens with Cherry Sauce (Crockpot) Recipe
Use the slow cooker to make no-fuss Cornish game hens with a delicious red currant jelly and cherry sauce. The shortcut stuffing begins with a mix and is improved with onions and chicken broth. These little birds make an elegant presentation, but they are so easy to make. If your crockpot is not large enough to accomodate four Cornish game hens, you can bake them in the oven.
Cranberry Jezebel Sauce Recipe
There is something truly magical about this sweet, tangy, and spicy sauce that is especially good on pork and poultry. Try it as a spread over room temperature cream cheese for a delightfully different appetizer. If you prefer a smoother sauce, simply whir in a blender to the desired consistency before chilling.
Cranberry Ketchup Recipe
This ketchup is made with cranberries and spices. It is a great condiment with meats, especially poultry. Plan ahead to let it sit at least 2 weeks for flavors to meld before using.
Cranberry Orange Lamb Chops Recipe
Whip up these lamb chops in the microwave. The dish can be partially cooked in advance and frozen for a quick meal later. Fast and easy.
Creamy Wild Mushroom Soup Recipe
Dried wild mushrooms combine with fresh white mushrooms in an easy cream soup flavored with allspice. Plan ahead to soak the dried mushrooms for 1 hour before beginning.
Creole Mustard Recipe
Make your own hot and spicy Creole mustard at home with this easy recipe. The process is quite simple, but plan ahead. The mustard will need to sit at least 3 weeks to develop flavor before using.
Crockpot Beef with Acorn Squash Recipe
Beef goes great with acorn squash in this thick stew made in the crockpot. Browning of the meat helps avoid that greyish color often associated with crockpot meat. However, if you are in a hurry, you can skip the browning step and toss the raw meat in with everything else.
Crockpot Cranberry Dijon Pork Roast Recipe
Allspice gives a Caribbean flavor to cranberry-sauced pork roast.
Crockpot Lamb Shanks Recipe
Lamb shanks are not very tender and require slow braising. The crockpot is a perfect choice to tenderize tough meat. These lamb shanks are flavored with garlic, onions, mushrooms, herbs, red wine, and tomatoes. To reduce the fat, refrigerate overnight, scrape off the congealed fat, and reheat before serving. The garlic cloves are extremely mild when cooked whole. If you like a stronger garlic flavor, mince some of the garlic before adding to the crockpot.
Crockpot Orange Chicken Recipe
This recipe is for a whole orange chicken cooked in the crockpot, not an Asian-style dish. The chicken is flavored by oranges, sweet onion, and an allspice compound butter spread between the skin and the flesh. This helps keep the white meat moist. Place the whole chicken in the crockpot with little preparation and forget about it until dinnertime if you can ignore the scrumptious aroma. Instructions are also given for cooking this chicken in the oven.
Czech Poppy Seed Cookies Recipe
Spiral cookies are filled with poppy seeds and honey. They are baked in a log form and sliced when done. The dough may be made ahead and refrigerated, covered, for up to 2 days.
Dark Fruitcake Recipe
This fruitcake recipe is over 100 years old. It takes 2 days to make, and 3 weeks to ripen, but well worth the time investment. If properly stored, the cake can be made as much as two months before Christmas.
Fig Raisin Spice Cake Recipe
Fresh figs and raisins shine in this delicious spice cake made in a loaf pan. You can also bake this in an 8- or 9-inch square pan or as muffins. Reduce the baking time accordingly.
Fresh Apple Raisin Bars Recipe
Fresh apples and raisins make these lightly-spiced bars delightfully moist. The streusel topping is the icing on the cake, so to speak. You will note the recipe calls for allspice. This means the ground allspice berries, and not the blend of spices sold commercially as "all spice." Your favorite nuts may be substituted for the walnuts or omit them at will. The method uses a food processor to save time, but you can hand-grate the apples and use a pastry blender for the streusel topping if you wish.
Fruit Cake Recipe
Unlike traditional fruitcakes, this one is not soaked in any type of alcohol. However, feel free to sprinkle with rum or fruit liqueur, if you wish.
Fruity Rice Stuffed Clams Recipe
Cinnamon, allspice, currants, and pine nuts flavor the rice for these unique stuffed clams which are served cold. Plan ahead to refrigerate before serving.
German Beer Coffee Cake Recipe
Filled with walnuts and dates, this spicy coffee cake gets its leavening from beer.
Green Tomato Dill Pickles Recipe
To use up green tomatoes at the end of the growing season, try making these delilcious pickles.
Grilled Peaches with Peach Walnut Chutney Recipe
Onion, ginger, vanilla, raisins, and walnuts flavor peach chutney over grilled peaches. The chutney may be made up to 1 week in advance.
Harvest Pork Pot Roast Recipe
This pork pot roast is enhanced with potatoes, carrots, acorn squash, apples, and spices for a hearty harvest meal. Fresh pumpkin may be substituted for the acorn squash.
Heirloom Tomato Ketchup Recipe
This recipe for heirloom tomato ketchup dates back to 1908. It is sugar-free, depending on the natural sugar in the tomatoes to concentrate as a sweetener. It is fairly simple with the main ingredients being tomatoes, vinegar, red peppers, salt, pepper, dry mustard, and allspice. Be prepared to tend it for 4 hours before canning.
Homemade Liverwurst Recipe
If you love liverwurst as much as I do, you might want to try your hand at making your own at home. The most difficult part of this recipe may be finding pork liver these days. Contact a local independent butcher who should be able to order it for you if your local grocery stores do not carry it.
Honey Spiced Cornish Game Hens Recipe
Add a little allspice to a glaze of balsamic vinegar, honey, red wine, sage, and chili powder to Cornish hens and you have a winner. Chicken may be substituted.
Horseradish Mustard Recipe
Spicy hot dry mustard is flavored not only with horseradish, but also wine vinegar, garlic, and allspice. Fast and easy to make. Horseradish mustard will keep for months. However, the longer it sits, the more the heat will mellow out.
Jamaica-Me-Krazy BBQ Sauce Recipe
Spicy tropical barbecue sauce with rum and allspice was a state contest winner. Make this quick sauce in advance. It is best if served the next day.
Jamaican Beef Patties Recipe
These ground beef patty turnovers are spicy meat pies enjoyed in Jamaica. They are now quite popular in the U.S. as well. Adjust the spicy heat factor by adjusting the amounts of curry powder and Scotch bonnet chiles up or down to suit your own tastes. Scotch bonnet peppers are also known as habaneros in some areas.
Jamaican Jerk Sauce Recipe
Thyme, allspice, Scotch bonnet peppers, and garlic are key ingredients in Jamaican jerk recipes. It is supposed to be quite spicy, so do not skimp on the peppers. Use this authentic spicy jerk rub on chicken, pork, fish, or vegetables. If you have any leftover sauce, refrigerate it. It will keep a very long time. Be sure to wear gloves when cleaning the peppers and putting on the marinade. The peppers will mellow a bit with heat.
Jamaican Oxtail Stew Recipe
Oxtails are beef tails and they make a deliciously rich and hearty stew filled with vegetables. The Jamaican touch is in the use of the allspice. Don't skip it!
Jeffrey's Rasta Redfish Marinade Recipe
Jeffrey's, a famous Austin restaurant, shares a marinade for fish that is fruity and spicy. Plan ahead to marinate for 12 hours. If you do not have access to redfish, you may substitute any variety of whitefish.
Jerk in the Oven Recipe
This is not a method to roast that rude neighbor down the street! Traditional Jamaican jerk pork is made on the grill. This version is roasted in the oven to tender perfection. Jerk is supposed to be spicy, so do not skimp on the Scotch bonnet peppers. The result is tender and juicy pork roast with a blackened crust. This is a rustic dish, so just cut the jerk pork into large chunks to serve. Plan ahead so the pork can marinate at least 24 hours.
Julia Child's Spice Blend Recipe
A bit of measuring and mixing and you have a spice blend good for meat or poultry in a matter of minutes. Feel free to modify the amounts to suit your personal taste. You may easily multiply the recipe, but I recommend you make up only enough to use within 1 month so it will remain fresh.
Kiwifruit Chutney Recipe
Lemon, bananas, raisins, and spices give punch to kiwifruit chutney used as a condiment. The chutney is especially good served with light meats such as chicken and pork. It also makes a delightfully different spread for toast or crackers.
Lemon and Mustard Seed Chutney Recipe
Lemons, onions, raisins, and mustard seeds combine into an interesting chutney. Plan on beginning this the day before because the lemons and onions need to steep at least 12 hours or overnight.
Liver Loaf with Pan Gravy Recipe
This simple beef liver loaf is flavored with salt pork, onions, and spices. The gravy is made from the flavorful pan drippings.
Mandarin Orange Muffins Recipe
Canned mandarin oranges give a delightful citrus flavor to these delicious spiced muffins which are topped with cinnamon sugar. They are perfect for a quick breakfast or snack.
Mango Banana Ketchup Recipe
This ketchup is a sauce that combines the sweetness of mangos and bananas with an exotic spiciness. Serve as a dipping sauce for fritters, shellfish, pork, chicken, sausage, ham, or appetizer meatballs. Cook this up in less than 30 minutes. It will keep for up to two weeks in the refrigerator.
Mango Ketchup Recipe
Mangos and spices cook down into an easy ketchup with no tomatoes. It makes a great condiment to serve with pork, seafood, and poultry. The ketchup needs to stand overnight to let the flavors blend before using.
Maple Pumpkin Ring Recipe
Maple syrup in the batter and in the glaze give this pumpkin ring cake a special flavor. It makes a deliciously different dessert for Thanksgiving, but you will love it year 'round. You may substitute your own fresh-made pumpkin puree for the canned pumpkin, if you wish.
Mediterranean Spiced Olives Recipe
Green olives are marinated in a slightly sweet citrus vinaigrette with a Mediterranean flair. No cooking required. Plan ahead to make these at least 6 hours in advance before consuming.
Montego Bay Jerk Seasoning Recipe
Use this jerk seasoning mix to make one of Jamaica's most famous foods. Good on beef, pork, chicken or shrimp.
Mulled Port Wine Jelly Recipe
Orange, cloves, cinnamon, and allspice combine with port wine to make a rich sweet wine jelly perfect for gift-giving. Good on meats and wild game. Note: This is an older recipe which advocates sealing jelly jars with paraffin wax. This practice is no longer recommended. Use standard canning techniques.
Mulligan Stew with Blueberry Dumplings Recipe
This mulligan stew uses chicken as a base with rutabaga, potatoes, carrots, and parsnips, plus delightful blueberry dumplings. Do be sure you use the allspice berries. They complement the blueberry dumplings and connect them to the soup. If you must, you may substitute golden raisins for the blueberries. The recipe length may look daunting, but it is really quite easy to make.
Mushroom Ketchup Recipe
This is a non-tomato ketchup made of mushrooms and spices. It is a great condiment to serve with meats and poultry. Plan ahead. The mushrooms need to stand 24 hours during the first step of the recipe.
Old-Fashioned Fruitcakes Recipe
Old-fashioned fruitcake contains 9 different fruits, spices, and nuts, plus brandy for a moist and delicious cake. Plan ahead to soak the fruits in brandy overnight or all day.
Orange Ginger Chicken Recipe
A simple sauce made with orange juice, honey, and fresh ginger adds sparkling flavor to the lowly chicken thigh. They are quickly browned in a skillet, then baked to fork tenderness in the oven.
Orange Spiced Cider Recipe
Apple cider is flavored with oranges and spices for the perfect hot beverage during the fall and winter, and especially good at Christmas and Thanksgiving. If you want to punch it up for the adults, add a bit of apple brandy.
Papaya Raisin Muffins or Bread Recipe
Papaya adds moisture and flavor to these easy spiced muffins that begin with a cake mix. The cream cheese frosting adds extra decadence, however you may simply sprinkle the muffins with powdered sugar or omit the topping completely. This same recipe may be used to make Papaya Raisin Quick Bread.
Peach Ketchup Recipe
Not all ketchup contains tomatoes, and this one does not. Peach ketchup is made with fresh peaches, vanilla bean, and spices. This delicious condiment is perfect with pork and chicken.
Pear Ginger Chutney Recipe
Pears and ginger are a match made in heaven in this delicious spiced chutney. Great for kitchen gifts any time of the year.
Peppered Meatloaf (Crockpot) Recipe
A tangy sweet and sour sauce tops this meatloaf cooked in the crockpot. You can make it the night before and refrigerate before turning it on in the morning. For those watching their carb intake, feel free to omit the crackers (or replace with Parmesan cheese) and brown sugar (or use a sugar substitute), and use a low-carb ketchup.
Pfeffernusse Cookies Recipe
Pfeffernusse are cookies traditionally served during the Christmas holidays in Germany, but these spiced, peppery cookies are popular year-round. These are best if you let them sit to ripen for about 2 weeks, so plan ahead.
Pickled Beets with Eggs Recipe
If you love pickled beets, you'll love pickled eggs. A popular deli item, it's easy to make these at home. They can be refrigerated up to two weeks, if they last that long.
Pomegranate Honey Roasted Game Hens Recipe
Rock Cornish game hens get flavor and color from honey and pomegranate juice, plus an extra kick from allspice and cinnamon. Easy to make and makes an impressive presentation at the table. Plan ahead to marinate overnight.
Pomegranate Lamb Lollipops Recipe
Pomegranate juice adds a delightful flavor to lamb chops which are marinated in a mixture of herbs and spices. The lamb chops are then quickly pan-seared. They look quite dainty and elegant on the plate but are so easy to make. You may also grill these on the barbecue over high heat. Take care not to overcook them. Lamb chops should ideally be cooked medium-rare or they will become tough. Plan ahead for marination time.
Potato Chip Meatballs in Creamy Mushroom Gravy Recipe
Dry onion soup mix gives rich flavor to the meatballs while crushed potato chips make a great filler. With a creamy mushroom gravy, these meatballs may be served as an entree over buttered noodles or as a party appetizer.
Praline Pumpkin Cheesecake Recipe
Pecan pralines are a Southern favorite. Add pralines to pumpkin cheesecake and you have a truly special dessert. You may make the pralines a day in advance so you can concentrate on the cheesecake in one sitting.
Pumpkin and Scallop Soup Recipe
Scallops add a mellow touch of protein to this flavorful and creamy pumpkin squash soup. Bay scallops are the tiny ones. If you use sea scallops, cut them in quarters. Most importantly, do not overcook the scallops. This is why they are added last. Do add the ginger.
Pumpkin Apricot Muffins Recipe
Pumpkin puree and yogurt keep these muffins moist while dried apricots and spices add flavor. You can lower the fat by substituting non-fat dairy ingredients and egg substitute for the whole eggs, with satisfying results.
Pumpkin Banana Bread Recipe
This easy quick bread marries the autumn flavor of pumpkin with the tropical flavor of bananas. The walnuts are optional, or feel free to substitute your favorite nuts.
Pumpkin Biscuits Recipe
These pumpkin biscuits are slightly sweet, with traditional pumpkin pie spices to emphasize the pumpkin flavor. Serve them hot from the oven with butter, honey, or honey butter.
Pumpkin Black Walnut Biscuits Recipe
Pumpkin biscuits are studded with black walnuts and flavored with cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice, and the tang of buttermilk. These biscuits come together quickly using a food processor, but you may cut in the butter in a traditional manner with your fingers or a pastry blender, if you wish. Walnuts or pecans may be substituted for the black walnuts. These lightly sweet biscuits are best served hot from the oven with lots of butter.
Pumpkin Cookies Recipe
Pumpkin pie in the form of cookies are sure to delight one and all.
Pumpkin Cranberry Cake Recipe
Cranberries and canned pumpkin with a variety of spices make a fabulous cake. Choose from a crumb topping or a simple icing. This deliciously different cake is very easy to make.
Pumpkin Muffins Recipe
These pumpkin muffins created by Mollie Katzen are filled with all the spices you love in pumpkin pie and sweetened with brown sugar. Cooked sweet potato or winter squash may be substituted for the pumpkin.
Pumpkin Pecan Pie Recipe
The best of two worlds, this delicious pie combines a layer of pumpkin and a layer of caramel pecan. It may look like a lot of ingredients, but this pie goes together fast and easy, thanks in part to a pre-made pie crust and canned pumpkin.
Pumpkin Pie Bars Recipe
Pumpkin, spices, and sweetened condensed milk bring a fall twist to bar cookies. These are made with canned pumpkin, but feel free to substitute your own cooked pumpkin puree. I like to add plumped raisins.
Pumpkin Pie Spice Mix Recipe
This shortcut spice mix is often called for in quick pumpkin pie recipes, but it is also good in savory baked pumpkin or squash recipes, cookies, sweet potato pie, custard, cheesecake, and more. It combines four basic spices: cinnamon, ginger, allspice, and nutmeg.
Quick Couscous with Chicken Recipe
Chicken and vegetables are simmered in a rich wine sauce flavored with tomatoes, herbs, and spices, then served on a bed of couscous.
Raspberry Jerk Pork Recipe
Allspice is a primary ingredient in the making of Jamaican jerk pork. Here the traditional recipe gets a bit of sweetness from raspberries to balance out the Scotch bonnet chiles.
Raspberry White Chocolate Muffins Recipe
Raspberries and white chocolate are a match made in heaven in these fast and easy muffins.
Rhubarb-Ginger Cobbler Recipe
Three forms of ginger plus rhubarb equals a dessert sure to wow your guests.
Russ & Daughters Pickled Lox Recipe
Plan a few days in advance to make your own pickled lox from fresh salmon. No cooking necessary.Serve as is or with sour cream sauce.
Sambusak - Filled Savory Pastries Recipe
Flaky sesame-seed crusted pastries are filled with a savory beef or cheese mixture. These are traditional Jewish pastries for Hannukah and the Sabbath, but you don't have to be Jewish to enjoy them. Great for appetizers, and they freeze well.
Sesame Lamb Meatballs with Minted Yogurt Dip Recipe
Spiced lamb meatballs are coated in black and white sesame seeds, then baked. They make an attractive presentation on the table. The meatballs and the optional yogurt dip may be made a day in advance. Serve as an appetizer or entree. This Middle Eastern recipe originates in Palestine and Jordan.
Shrimp and Mango-Stuffed Yellowtail Recipe
You can use this spiced mango and shrimp stuffing with any thick fish filet or use it to stuff a whole fish. If you cannot handle the hot stuff, try it without the Pickapeppa, but it will not be authentic. You can have this on the table in about 30 minutes.
South Seas Beef and Rice Recipe
Apples, mushrooms, and bananas combine with curry and allspice to season this ground beef dish served over rice.
Spiced Apple Napoleons with Pomegranate Caramel Sauce Recipe
Phyllo dough, apples, and pomegranate syrup are the main flavors of this impressive dessert.
Spiced Fig Pickles Recipe
Cinnamon, allspice, cloves, and ginger flavor these easy fig pickles. Plan ahead for marination time.
Spiced Triple Chocolate Cake Recipe
Imagine a rich and luscious chocolate cake slightly reminiscent of gingerbread, and you will be drooling over this dessert. Chocolate cake with chocolate chips topped with a white chocolate drizzle is sure to please any chocoholic. May be made as a sheet cake or bundt cake.
Spicy Halloween Ginger Cake Recipe
Scrumptious cake is not only loaded with ginger and other spices, but also apples, molasses, coffee, and even chocolate. This is a cake worthy of any celebration, not just Halloween.
Spicy Pumpkin Bisque Recipe
Chiles and allspice give a punch of flavor to this creamy pumpkin soup. This soup gets a jump-start from canned pumpkin, but feel free to use freshly-cooked and pureed pumpkin. Cooked and pureed butternut or Hubbard squash may be substituted for the pumpkin. You may also cut back on the chiles to suit your tastes, but do use some. It makes a difference.
Spicy Red Wine Jelly Recipe
Traditional red wine jelly gets a kick from allspice and dried ancho chile peppers. It is great as a condiment for meat, poultry, and pork as well as a toast or cracker spread. Great for gifts.
Steak au Poivre Recipe
A classic restaurant dish, steak au poivre is French for steak with peppercorns. It is served with a flamed cognac pan sauce. If you must, bourbon or red wine may be substituted for the cognac.
Steamed Cranberry Pudding Recipe
Traditional cranberry pudding is flavored with spices and topped with cranberry glaze. This is a perfect dessert for a Thanksgiving meal.
Stuffed Green Peppers Recipe
Ground beef, sausage, and vegetables marry with feta, Parmesan, and mozzarella cheeses in these easy stuffed bell peppers.
Super Fig Cobbler Recipe
Spiced fresh figs are topped with an intriguing Cheddar cheese pastry for a sweet and sharp combination that really works. Try this method with apples instead of figs for a classic dessert.
Tenderloin of Beef with Five Peppercorns Recipe
A variety of peppercorns, herbs, and mustard are stuffed into beef tenderloin for a flavorful roast. It may sound like a lot of pepper, but don't shy away from this delicious dish.
Tomato Ketchup Recipe
Homemade tomato ketchup has a fresher, more robust flavor than commercial ketchup because you start with fresh tomatoes and spices.
Tongue with Juniper Berry Sauce Recipe
An interesting sweet and sour sauce made with juniper berries and raisins gives incredible flavor to beef or veal tongue for Hanukkah or any meal.
Turkish Braised Lamb Shanks with Roasted Plums Recipe
Rich with spices, the plums give an added dimension to the lamb shank gravy. The entire dish is cooked in a heavy Dutch oven on top of the stove. However, you may finish it in the oven, if you wish.
Wassail is an traditional, hearty drink flavored with fruit and spices. This rum version is sure to warm you through any cold weather but is especially popular during the Christmas and New Year's holidays.
Winter Chicken Recipe
A whole chicken is dry-marinated two days in cinnamon, cloves, allspice, and nutmeg before baking..
Yam Yeast Bread Recipe
Beautiful and delicious yeast bread gets its slightly sweet flavor naturally from yams. The bread also gets a slight kick of flavor from white pepper and spices. Sweet potatoes may be substituted for the yams.
Yugoslavian Burek (Borek) Recipe
These baked meat rolls are shaped like snails and filled with a flavorful ground beef mixture. Serve as an entree or make smaller versions for appetizers.