Spices, seasonings, and more

The anticipation of growing my summer herb garden is starting to build for me this month.  I attended a gardening seminar a couple of weeks ago, and ever since the excitement of what I will be growing this year in my edible garden has stayed with me.  I always have my regular list of perennial…

Simmering Spices

One of the fastest ways to make your home feel inviting to guests is to put a pot of simmering spices on the stove top.  I often like to slice fresh fruit and add different spices depending on the time of year. For Fall and Winter months, I especially like the scents of cinnamon, cloves,…

shopping for spices

On a recent trip to Grand Rapids Michigan, we stopped at one of my favorite places to purchase spices.  I first found this store in Philadelphia over one year ago, and then saw another sister store in West Hartford, Connecticut last year. At that point, I realized that Penzeys Spices was a family of stores…