Burnin’ Love Spicy Brownies

Spicy Brownies? Yes, especially for Valentine’s Day. February 14 and chocolate are a match made in heaven, just like you and your sweetie. At the Spice Tin, we occasionally like to heat things up a bit, especially when it comes to love. Mole Spice kicks this traditional brownie up a notch and Indonesian Cinnamon lends […]

Mulling Spice Cake, Warm Winter Flavors

While reading the original recipe for this Mulling Spice Cake, I thought that grinding our mulling spice blend would be a fun revision.  This recipe makes a delicious cake resounding with warm winter flavors.  For the first baking, I needed something to gift to our local bank staff who takes such good care of me […]

Amy’s Spice Tin Granola

  Spice Tin Team member Amy gifted us this recipe for a sweet and crunchy granola to add to yogurt and fruit or just enjoy alone.   Use as topping for pies and fruit tarts.   Ingredients: 3-½ cups old fashion oatmeal—regular or gluten free ½ cup coarsely chopped walnuts ½ cup coarsely chopped almonds ½ […]

Hunter’s Ghost Chili Chocolate Chip Cookies

[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 cups all purpose flour  ¾ tsp salt ¾ tsp cinnamon  1 tsp baking soda  ¼ tsp ground Ghost Chili Pepper  1 cup unsalted butter at room temperature  1 cup brown sugar  ½ cup granulated sugar  2 large eggs  2 tsp […]

Ina Garten’s Old Fashioned Gingerbread

[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] 1/4 cup dark rum or water   1/2 cup golden raisins   1/4 pound (1 stick) unsalted butter   1 cup un-sulphured molasses or Bourban Sorghum  1 cup (8 ounces) sour cream   1 1/2 teaspoons grated orange zest  2 1/3 cups all-purpose flour   3/4 teaspoon […]

Vanilla Caramels with Fleur de Sel

[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] Adapted from Langlois Culinary Crossroads 1 cup heavy cream 5 tbsp. unsalted butter ½ tsp. vanilla extract 1 vanilla bean pod, split lengthwise and scraped 1¼ tsp. Fleur de Sel, plus more for sprinkling 1 ½ cups sugar ¼ cup light corn […]

Praline Bites

[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] Adapted from Langlois Culinary Crossroads We took a cooking class at Langlois in New Orleans a few years back.  It was located just blocks off the French Quarter in a charming, quiet neighborhood. Makes about 24 1/2 cup all-purpose flour 1 tsp […]

Peach Melba

[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] Peach Melba 3 cups water 3 1/2 cups sugar 1 vanilla pod, split lengthwise 2 tablespoons lemon juice 8 peaches Raspberry sauce: 3 cups raspberries 1/4 cup confectioners’ sugar 1 tablespoon lemon juice Raspberry sauce: 1 large tub vanilla ice

Turmeric Cookies

[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] Makes 30 – 34 cookies 1 1/2 cups almond flour 1/2 tsp baking soda 1 1/2 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp turmeric powder 1/4 tsp kosher salt 1 cup sugar 2 tsp fennel seeds 2 tsp flax seeds 2 tsp poppy seeds […]

Creme Brulee with Piment d’Espelette

[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] 1/2 cup whole milk 1 1/2 cups heavy whipping cream 2/3 cup white sugar 1/2 teaspoon Piment d’Espelette 2 teaspoons Vanilla Paste 1 pinch salt 6 large egg yolks 1/4 cup Bourbon Smoked Sugar Pinch of Piment d’Espelette