Adding vanilla powder and cinnamon into the French toast batter boosts the flavor without adding sugar.
Curry powder takes this beef stir-fry in a slightly Indian directions.
When corn is in season, use fresh corn in this stir-fry recipe. Or you can make it in the winter with good quality frozen corn. Use plenty of hot pepper!
Japanese seven-spice powder, a popular table condiment, brings authentic taste to yakitori.
A deep reddish-brown, flaky dried pepper with a mild smoky taste. It has a strong peppery kick, but not what you'd call "heat". Substitute it in recipes calling for urfa pepper, Aleppo pepper, or paprika. It's great in the sauce for roasted vegetables.
After enjoying roasted chickpeas at a tapas restaurant, I made this version, with Spanish smoked paprika, at home.
Chicken salad with a difference: lovage, from the herb garden. It's a lot like celery.