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Moroccan-Spiced Carrot Dip

Enjoy your own party with these simple, affordable, make-ahead friendly recipes...

Herbs & Spices Spotlight10

Moroccan Spiced Cod With Orange & Black Olives

This flavorful fish dish is quick and easy enough for a busy weeknight, and elegant enough to serve to guests. Make your own Ras El Hanout spice blend, or use a ready made version. And feel free to substitute another firm, white fish, such as halibut or sea bass.

Curry Roasted Cauliflower

Roasting is an easy way to bring out the sweet, nutty notes in cauliflower, while curry powder adds another dimension of flavor to a simple preparation that will have everyone clamoring for more. Serve this Curry Roasted Cauliflower alongside grilled meats or fish, or as a great complement to Indian menus.

Spice Cabinet Clean Sweep

Have you ever fumbled around your pantry searching bay leaves? Do you wonder just how long that cumin has been languishing in the back of the cabinet? Do you have 4 different spice racks, none of which fit the bill? It's time for a Spice Cabinet Clean Sweep! Learn how to organize your herbs and spices for space saving and easy access.

Ten Spice Storage Options

Herbs and spices are a must-have in any kitchen, but keeping all of those jars in order can be quite a challenge. Here are some great options for keeping your herb and spice collection accessible while keeping your kitchen organized. From attractive countertop spice racks to cabinet and in-drawer organizers, there are possibilities to suit every kitchen and cook.

Fennel & Carrot Salad With Coriander-Lemon Vinaigrette

Recipe for Fennel & Carrot Salad With Coriander-Lemon Vinaigrette. With its fresh, herbaceaous aroma and subtle anise notes, ground coriander seed beautifully complements this light fennel and carrot salad. The coriander and lemon flavors in the vinaigrette make this salad a natural to pair with Middle Eastern or Indian menus.

2009 Super Bowl Recipe Exchange Kickoff

2008 Miri Rotkovitz Super Bowl Sunday is around the corner, and it's time to start strategizing your game day menu. Luckily, the Guides on About.com's

Almost Obama's Chili - Spicy Chili With Beans Based On Barack Obama's Recipe

Barack Obama's chili recipe is circulating all over the Web -- sort of. We don't know all of the ingredients or proportions (would you share all the secret details of your famous potluck go-to?)I call this version "Almost Obama's Chili" because it includes all of the known ingredients in his recipe, but with overhauled instructions for clarity and suggestions for success.

Topolobampo Sopa Azteca (Tortilla Soup) With Pasilla Chile

This recipe for Sopa Azteca Tortilla Soup With Pasilla Chile comes from Rick Bayless' Topolobampo restaurant in Chicago. Both the restaurant and this pasilla chile-accented tortilla soup are favorites of the Obamas. Enjoy it as-is, or serve it as they do at Topolobampo, by adding some roasted chicken and garnishing it with Mexican crema (you could also use creme fraiche or sour cream).


Avocado and Pomegranate Salad With Cumin-Lime Vinaigrette

Avocado and Pomegranate Salad With Cumin-Lime Vinaigrette

Pick A Seasoning, Find A Recipe!

Do you have a bumper crop of basil on your hands, a hankering for hot chiles, or just want to know what to do with an unusual spice you picked up at the market? You'll find ideas for using these seasonings and more in this collection of recipes, indexed by the main herbs and spices they include.

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