spice season.

October 16, 2012

spices It’s the time of year for mulling spices. If you don’t have them in your cupboard today, you might decide to get them there tomorrow.

Cinnamon and cardamom, dried orange peel and allspice, star anise and cloves.

The whole versions are best, but powders will do in a pinch. Wink.

Spices for gift giving, here. And my thoughts on autumn smells over at the Equals Record.

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  • Reply Junaluska October 16, 2012 at 3:25 pm

    Cardamom! I have spice bottle of it, but I'm actually not entirely sure what to use it for.

  • Reply Milynn {Love + Whimsy} October 16, 2012 at 4:17 pm

    star anise has a wonderful smell and flavoring! These all must smell lovely in the apartment, maybe a little bit of this will make life in Florida a bit more "autumn"

  • Reply Lottie Simm October 16, 2012 at 5:36 pm

    i have some of these but not all– i pobviously need to add to my collection. i also like to include ginger because it reminds me if this time of year šŸ™‚

  • Reply Lynne October 16, 2012 at 10:35 pm

    Lovely! I've been experimenting with homemade chai tea with cardamom.

  • Reply Shoko October 17, 2012 at 8:53 pm

    you just made me so excited it's fall šŸ™‚

  • Reply Daniella Ciotti October 19, 2012 at 2:06 pm

    I have to try this, just for the lovely scent in the air at home.

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