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South of the Border
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South of the Border

It is not a surprise to most of you that Jan and I love to travel, love the adventure and the challenges of learning about a culture through their culinary...

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31 Oct 2018
Sumac - Bright and Tangy
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Sumac – Bright and Tangy

No, not the poisonous sumac that causes uncomfortable rashes.  Sumac, the spice, is a berry from the “staghorn” bush.  These small brick-red berries are dried and ground.  Historically this spice...

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01 Sep 2018
All About Peppercorns
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All About Peppercorns

Black pepper, many times an under appreciated spice,  graces most every dinner table whether it is in a grind-your-own mill or in a simple shaker.  It was once a treasured...

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30 Jul 2018
Celebrating 9 Years!
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Celebrating 9 Years!

Each Memorial Day we celebrate The Spice Tin anniversary, the start of summer vacations and men/women lost in military service.  This year represents The Spice Tin’s ninth year!  Jan always...

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05 Jul 2018
Puerto Vallarta
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Puerto Vallarta

One of our favorite vacation spots is Puerto Vallarta. This is the trip where we laze about, most often beneath the palapa with the beach and ocean soothing us into...

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14 Oct 2016
Basque Country
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Basque Country

Basque culture and cuisine brought us back to two of our favorite countries – France and Spain. The Espelette Chili Festival is the specific reason for our visit. The festival...

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14 Oct 2015
Louisville
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Louisville

A detour was required on our trip to the New York Fancy Food Show. We flew into Louisville to meet our Matt and Annie at Bourbon Barrel Foods. These are...

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14 Jun 2015