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Exploring Vanilla in the Rainforest and in the Kitchen: Part I

By Susan Belsinger (Adapted from her article, “Exploring Rainforest Spices at Villa Vanilla,” featured in the 2019 issue of The...

Christmas Herbs of Trinidad, Part II

By Amy Forsberg into a party and making large quantities assembly-line style. This is part of what makes them such...

Christmas Herbs of Trinidad, Part I

By Amy Forsberg It turned out that “sorrel” is a name for the calyces of Hibiscus sabdariffa, a plant commonly...

Cinnamon – Herb of the Month

By Maryann Readal Cinnamon is the name for several plant species in the laurel family (Lauraceae). It is a small...

Easy Cinnamon Homemade Applesauce

Easy Cinnamon Homemade Applesauce

A perennial favorite among children, homemade applesauce is simple to make. Adding cinnamon (Cinnamomum verum) provides a nutrient-rich warmth that’s...

Spiced Pumpkin Bread with Cinnamon, Nutmeg, and Cloves

Spiced Pumpkin Bread with Cinnamon, Nutmeg, and Cloves

Spiced pumpkin bread offers an elevated flavor to a classic fall treat that contains nutrient-filled spices to warm the body...

Apple Cinnamon Stovetop Potpourri Blend

Apple Cinnamon Stovetop Potpourri Blend

If you love the smell of freshly baked apple pie (honestly, who doesn’t?), then this Apple Cinnamon Stovetop Potpourri Blend...

Holiday Stovetop Potpourri Recipe: The Smell of the Season

Holiday Stovetop Potpourri Recipe: The Smell of the Season

Stovetop potpourris, also known as “simmering spices,” have been used for centuries to fill homes with the comforting smells of...

Make Your Own Apple and Pumpkin Pie Spice Blends

Make Your Own Apple and Pumpkin Pie Spice Blends

Creating the best apple or pumpkin pie spice blend for your fall desserts is a simple matter of blending together...

Hawthorn Berry Homemade Cordial

Hawthorn Berry Homemade Cordial

Harvesting hawthorn (Crataegus spp.) berries in late fall can produce a basket of sweet red berries ideal for a vitamin-rich...