Kickoff the Right Lineup of Flavor at Your Next Football Party!ūüŹą

  As the excitement of the football playoffs builds, it’s time to gear up for the ultimate celebration ‚Äď the Super Bowl.¬† And what better way to score a touchdown with your taste buds than by spicing up your gameday grub with The Spice Tin’s latest roster of artisan mustards? Hot Honey, Horseradish, and Djoinish […]

Stuffed Dates Appetizers…Infuse Layers of Flavor to Your Next Cocktail Party

Back in January 2020, Jan and I took a trip to Palm Springs.¬† We are a bit embarrassed to admit this was our very first stay in this unique part of California, other than the ‚Äúdrive-thrus‚ÄĚ on other trips.¬† We stayed at a mid-century modern boutique motel just blocks off the main street. In addition […]

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.

Red Pesto Tarte Soleil

red pesto tarte soleil pesto Rosso with ricotta dip

We have great news for fans of our Pesto‚ÄĒa 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‚ĀĄ2 teaspoon coriander seed, roughly ground 1‚ĀĄ2 teaspoon cumin seed, roughly ground 1‚ĀĄ2 teaspoon fennel seed, roughly ground 1 -2 teaspoon smoked Spanish paprika 2 garlic cloves, peeled and crushed with 1‚ĀĄ2 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 ¬ľ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper ¬Ĺ teaspoon sugar ¬Ĺ 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 ‚ÄúI‚Äôve never had a roasted chestnut before!‚ÄĚ 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 ¬Ĺ cup bread crumbs ‚Äď optional 1 -2 tbsp Kiril‚Äôs 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. […]

Warm Olives with Za’atar

4¬†tablespoons extra virgin¬†olive oil ¬ĺ¬†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 ‚Äď 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¬įF. Mix¬†vadouvan, half of garlic, 1/2¬†cup yogurt, and […]

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 ¬ĺ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper ¬Ĺ teaspoon freshly ground white pepper 1/ ¬Ĺ 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


[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] Basic Dukkah Recipe Basic Ingredients Nuts ‚Äď hazelnuts, almonds, pistachios, cashews, pine nuts, macadamia nuts Sesame seeds Coriander Cumin

Chicken Wraps with Thai Sweet Chili Sauce

[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] 10 flour tortillas 1 thinly sliced cucumber 1/2 cup shredded red cabbage 1 cup cooked and diced chicken 1/4 cup each shredded mint and cilantro leaves Thai Sweet Chili Sauce