Fresh and dried herbs, spices, oils, butter, seasonings, honey,
dressings, recipes, condiments and salts.

Jar of local orange blossom honey
with honeycomb inside.

jar of honey with honeycomb



Japanese aomori
black garlic

black garlic

Black garlic
black garlic

black garlic

Authentic Afgan saffron

Avocado oil
avocado oil

I love capers

Tahini dressing recipe.
Great for salads, meats and sandwiches.

Tahini, so versatile!
Made from crushed sesame seeds.
tahini sesame paste

Tahini dressing recipe
1/3 cup tahini
1/3 cup water
1/3 cup fresh lemon juice (if available)
2 tbs peanut butter
2 cloves garlic, grated
1 tsp salt
1 tsp honey (optional)
Blitz in blender until smooth.


Drizzle over salad
salad with tahini dressing

Honey infused with chilies.
I approve of this.
hot honey

Ginger root. Slice or grate.
Just scrape off the skin with a knife, spoon, or peeler.
(I prefer to use a peeler.)

ginger root

Fresh dill from my Blue Apron box.
My Blue Apron experience can be found here.

fresh dill

Bird's eye chile pepper.
Also from my Blue Apron box.

bird's eye chile pepper

Fresh turmeric root.
Use grated into: scrambled eggs, smoothies, marinades,
soups, casseroles, rice, slaws, yogurt

fresh turmeric root, the wonder root

It looks like worms.
I grate it directly into soups or even tea!
fresh turmeric root

Booty Rub.
I didn't buy this, I just liked the name :p

(Sold at Home Depot)
booty rub

Taco seasoning (recipe below)
homemade taco seasoning
Taco Seasoning
(for 1 lb of ground meat)

2 tbs chili powder
1 1/2 tsp cumin
1 tbs red pepper flakes
1 1/2 tsp sea salt
1 tsp pepper
1 tsp cayenne pepper
1/2 tsp paprika
1 1/2 tsp garlic powder
1 tsp onion powder
1/4 tsp oregano
pinch of thyme

dried chili peppers

Add dried chilis to oil, cover and store in cool dark place.
This was my first try at this and I regret putting the oil into a
jar instead of a proper bottle.

making chili oil
Is this enough oil?

Fresh chili peppers
red hot chili peppers

Savory honey
rapsflower blossom honey

Tobasco spicy salt
Tobasco spicy salt

Italian parsley
Italian parsley

Dr. Bronner's coconut oil from Whole Foods. I prefer this brand because
it has the least flavor to it so it doesn't interfere with the taste of other foods. It is also
packaged in a glass container.
I like to use it in place of butter in chocolate chip cookies and bars.

Coconut oil

Fresh basil. Mmmm, so fragrant :)
baby basil

After the rain
baby basil

Sad basil :(
sad basil :(


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