spices

spices

New Evidence Suggests Existence of Proto-Pumpkin-Spice Dates Back 3,500 Years

An archeological excavation on the Banda Islands found evidence of nutmeg, sago, and purple yam on pieces of pottery.
Jelisa Castrodale
10.5.18
SMH

Ivanka Trump Offers Culinary Advice for People Who Have No Idea What Seasoning Is

Trump's groundbreaking tips on how to BE BEST include putting cinnamon in your oatmeal.
Jelisa Castrodale
8.3.18
Make this

These Lamb Meatballs Don't Come with a Couch

These lamb meatballs are super easy to prepare, and a perfect complement to a cozy winter's evening spent binge-watching Netflix in a pile of blankets.
Munchies Staff
1.17.18
Barbecue

Here's a Baby Back Rib Recipe You Can Make in Your Oven

If a summer storm interferes with your barbecue plans, this recipe for juicy baby back pork ribs can be made inside with a regular oven.
Munchies Staff
8.29.17
hot sauce

How-To: Make Your Own Sriracha

Lisa Murphy of Sosu Sauces shows us her remarkably easy recipe for a spicy fermented sriracha sauce that packs way more of a punch than your typical rooster bottle.
Lisa Murphy
8.26.17
politics

Spice Company Gives Away Mexican Vanilla in Anti-Trump Promotion

Sales skyrocketed after the giveaway, which fell on the two-year anniversary of Trump's remarks calling Mexican immigrants a "disease."
Nick Rose
7.14.17
Weed

'Herb Grinder' Gets Bad Reviews on Amazon from People Who Don't Realize It's for Weed

Pro tip: Do not use weed grinders for herbs and spices.
Nick Rose
5.16.17
Booze

Meet the Scientist in Charge of Jägermeister’s Secret Recipe

"No, the world will never run out of Jägermeister."
Barbara Woolsey
3.4.17
WTF

Some White People Are Really Confused by the Bay Leaves in Their Chipotle

As if Chipotle didn’t have enough troubles, now people are convinced that they're putting random backyard leaves in their burritos and bowls.
Alex Swerdloff
2.13.17
Best of 2016

What Celebrities Taught Us About Food in 2016

We made sausages with Seth Rogen, tasted spices with Padma Lakshmi, and tried Dexter Holland's and Danny Trejo's hot sauces, among other things.
Hilary Pollack
12.22.16
spices

Inside Padma Lakshmi’s Spice World

“I grew up clutching spices in my hand. When I was three, I was ripping curry leaves, sitting on the floor at the hem of my grandmother’s sari.”
Amanda Arnold
10.13.16
Portland

How Portland’s Most Jaw-Dropping Kati Roll Gets Made

It is an impeccable reiteration of the classic with each creamy, crispy, tender, spicy, sweet, and sour element forming a heck of a magical bite—especially when washed down with a glass of Bollywood Theater’s warm chai.
Javier Cabral
9.21.16