PRODUCTS: New Flavors From McCormick Global Spices, Nielsen-Massey & Pereg

[1] Not just any roast chicken: It’s crisp, pan-roasted Peruvian chicken made with McCormick’s new Peruvian spice blend (photos #1 and #2 courtesy McCormick). [2] Harissa, one of five of the new Global Spices from McCormick. [3] Add a lemon lift to all of your baked goods with this new flavor from Nielsen-Massey. [4] One…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Frozen Herb & Olive Oil Cubes

Freeze leftover fresh herbs in olive oil (photo courtesy Pre Brands).   What do you do when you have leftover chopped herbs and minced garlic? Some people place them in a small container, to be used the next day in eggs, on salads, or to garnish other foods. Some people freeze them, but they become…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Spices For Meat

Recipes for simply-cooked meat or poultry—roasted, grilled, sautéed—typically advise: season with salt and pepper. You can do better than that! Chef Sarah Russo of Pre Brands beef suggests additional seasonings that work for almost all meat and poultry. Her technique for maximum flavor is to use at least three spices plus salt. For example: Chile…
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PRODUCTS OF THE WEEK: Raw Chocolate, Spicy Sea Salt & Compostable Drinking Straws

[1] Sea salt with chile spice from A. Vogel. [2] Fine & Raw Chocolate Bars are portioned for daily enjoyment. [3] Say good-by to environmentally harmful straws with these look-alike alternatives from Repurpose Compostables.   Our favorite products of the week, in alphabetical order: 1. A. VOGEL SPICY SEA SALT A. Vogel makes a popular…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Salts For Grilling: Kosher Salt Vs. Sea Salt & Table Salt

[1] Blending salt with spices before salting a steak (first four photos courtesy Morton). [2] Patting the blend onto the steak. [3] Morton Coarse Kosher Salt. [4] Morton Fine Sea Salt. [5] Grilling to perfection (photo courtesy Aldi).   Most people are not aware that the type of salt used when cooking can make all…
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