Mediterranean Ricotta Spread

Mediterranean Ricotta Spread The ricotta’s mild taste combined with the aromatic citrus flavoring from the freshly squeezed lemon juice and the mouthwatering herbaceous Greek Seasoning notes makes this gourmet spread a crowd-pleaser.

Toasted Onion Dip

Toasted onion dip can be whipped up in seconds thanks to our convenient Toasted Minced Onion.

Sue’s Deviled Eggs with French Mustard Herb Blend

The Spice Tin team member, Sue, is widely known for her deviled eggs.  One popular variation that she makes uses French Mustard Herb Blend.  Topping these picnic staples can be creative and delicious. 6 large hard boiled eggs, peeled 3 tablespoons mayonnaise 2 teaspoons French Mustard Herb Blend 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar or juice […]

Red Pesto Tarte Soleil

red pesto tarte soleil pesto Rosso with ricotta dip

We have great news for fans of our Pesto—a new Pesto Rosso is now also available in the shop! This kicky, crimson cousin to the popular basil pesto is also made locally by the Queirolo Girls, including our longtime employee Dona. Made with sundried tomatoes, almonds, olives and spices, the Red Pesto goes well as […]

Andalusian Pinchitos

INGREDIENTS 1 # skinless chicken breast, lamb or pork 1⁄2 teaspoon coriander seed, roughly ground 1⁄2 teaspoon cumin seed, roughly ground 1⁄2 teaspoon fennel seed, roughly ground 1 -2 teaspoon smoked Spanish paprika 2 garlic cloves, peeled and crushed with 1⁄2 teaspoon salt 1 pinch saffron, infused with 2 tablespoons boiling water 1 tablespoon chopped […]

French Onion Dip

Makes 2 cups Ingredients 4 teaspoons  beef bouillon granules 2 tablespoons onion, minced, toasted 1 teaspoon onion powder ¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper ½ teaspoon sugar ½ teaspoon dried parsley 1 (16 ounce) container sour cream Instructions Combine the seasoning ingredients in a small bowl and set aside until ready to use. Place the […]

Roasted Chestnuts

Every Murphys Open House Jan fires up the grill and roasts chestnuts over the open fire to gift our community.  We still hear the “I’ve never had a roasted chestnut before!” exclamations.  As well as the surprise response about how they do not taste like nuts at all.  In fact chestnuts are similar to boiled […]

Bulgarian Kyufte (meatballs)

  2 lbs minced meat (60% pork, 40% beef) 1 onion, chopped ½ cup bread crumbs – optional 1 -2 tbsp Kiril’s BBQ Rub   Add all ingredients together and mix well Leave in the fridge for 30 minutes. Shape in 2 inch oval patties Grill for about 20 minutes using direct and indirect heat. […]

Bulgarian Tarator, Cold Cucumber Soup

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Tarator is a delicious and healthy cold soup.  It is also so very easy to make especially on hot summer days since no cooking is needed.  This can be served as an appetizer too.   Ingredients: 1 large cucumber, peeled and diced  1 garlic clove, pressed  or diced very finely  1/2 tsp salt, or more to taste  2 Tbsp olive […]

Warm Olives with Za’atar

4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil ¾ pound  brine-cured black olives and/or green olives, drained  (olives with pits hold up better) 2 heaping tablespoons za’atar. Heat oil in pan over low heat. Add olives and stir gently until warm. Stir in za’atar, transfer to bowl and serve with crusty bread.

Vadouvan Carrots

  This easy recipe creates a tasty and healthy appetizer. 1 – 2  tbsp French Vadouvan Curry 2 garlic cloves, finely minced 1 c. plain whole-milk Greek yogurt, divided Olive oil Kosher salt and pepper, to taste 1 pound carrots, tops trimmed, scrubbed Chopped cilantro Preheat oven to 425°F. Mix vadouvan, half of garlic, 1/2 cup yogurt, and […]

Grilled Pineapple with Sumac

1 pineapple, peeled, sliced in 3/4 ” rounds 1 Tbsp sumac Grill pineapple for 3 minutes each side Sprinkle each side liberally with sumac  

Saucy Corn Cobbettes

Ingredients: 1 corn on cob for each person Hank’s Herb Infused Hot Sauce – Buffalo wing flavor for those who love heat Merquen Infused Maple Syrup – the heat and smokiness of Merquen pepper blend  are magnified by the caramel tones of the maple syrup. Salt & Pepper to taste   This is such an […]

Blue Cheese and Toasted

[distance1][one_fourth] Serves: 3-4 people [/one_fourth][one_fourth] Prep Time: 30 min [/one_fourth][one_fourth] Difficulty: Intermediate [/one_fourth][one_fourth] Cooking: 7 hours[/one_fourth][distance1] [distance1] Ingredients 6 to 8 oz crumbled blue cheese 2 oz walnut pieces Bourbon Barrel Kentucky Sweet Sorghum 1 baguette sliced into rounds

Baked Feta Cheese

[distance1][one_fourth] Serves: 3-4 people [/one_fourth][one_fourth] Prep Time: 30 min [/one_fourth][one_fourth] Difficulty: Intermediate [/one_fourth][one_fourth] Cooking: 7 hours[/one_fourth][distance1] [distance1] Serve with crusty bread, toast or crackers Ingredients 1 (8oz) feta or goat cheese 2 t olive oil 1 T red pepper flakes 2 t Greek Seasoning

Three Pepper Almonds

[distance1][one_fourth] Serves: 3-4 people [/one_fourth][one_fourth] Prep Time: 30 min [/one_fourth][one_fourth] Difficulty: Intermediate [/one_fourth][one_fourth] Cooking: 7 hours[/one_fourth][distance1] [distance1] Ingredients 2 teaspoons oil 2 cups raw whole almonds, blanched *** 1/3 cup firmly packed brown sugar 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes ¾ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper ½ teaspoon freshly ground white pepper 1/ ½ teaspoon kosher salt

Sidewinder Spiced Almonds

[distance1][one_fourth] Serves: 6 people [/one_fourth][one_fourth] Prep Time: 20 min [/one_fourth][one_fourth] Difficulty: Beginner [/one_fourth][one_fourth] Cooking: 2 hours[/one_fourth][distance1] [distance1] 1 large egg white 1 tablespoon water 1 # raw almonds 5 tsp Sidewinder BBQ Rub