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October 6, 2020

Rodger’s 4 Ingredient Magic Meal Formula

A BUTCHER’S MONTHLY RECIPE FROM CHEF RODGER I’m a believer in this simple magic meal formula to make a complete meal that’s easy to get on the dinner table:  Pasta + Jarred Sauce + Fresh Greens + Protein. It’s a semi-homemade family meal perfect for busy weeknights, but it’s still vibrant and full of flavor. […]

Deli Counter

August 30, 2020

How to Cook Bacon

  Whether you’re eating bacon on its own, or if you’re using it as an ingredient in a larger recipe, there are many ways to cook it. You’ll achieve slightly different outcomes in bacon texture and flavor depending on which method you choose. It’s good to familiarize yourself with all of the cooking methods available […]

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August 30, 2020

Recipe: Bacon Fat Mayonnaise

By Ari Weinzweig When Jim Reische (pronounced “Reesh,” as in “sheesh”) was suggested as someone who’d be ideal to edit this book I can’t say I was thinking much about recipes. For me, editing was more about good grammar, communication skills and the ability to deliver constructive criticism in ways that I could hear it […]

Main Dishes

February 27, 2020

Braised Vegetable Stew with Panch Phoran Recipe

Panch Phoran means “five spices” in Bengali and is probably the single most used spice blend in all of India. Try it in this braised vegetable stew recipe!

Deli Counter

December 6, 2019

Looking For A Leftover Turkey Recipe? Try Our Curried Turkey Salad!

Remix that roast bird into an anything-but-boring salad with unexpected flavor. It’s so tasty, you’ll reach for this left over turkey recipe all year round.

Pantry Staples

November 25, 2019

Mulling Spices from Épices de Cru

Mulling Spices add a delicate perfume that makes this pork roast dish irresistibly fragrant. From our friends at Épices de Cru.

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August 30, 2019

Stir Fried Recipe: Yunnan Sesame Potatoes

Try this fantastic stir fried potatoes recipe using sesame oil and Yunnan spices.

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June 25, 2019

Stir-fried Shrimp Recipe With Green Beans And Tomatoes

Try this delicious shrimp recipe from our friends at Épices de cru! Featuring Red Kampot pepper available at Zingerman’s Delicatessen.

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May 13, 2019

Staff BBQ Chicken Recipe

This BBQ blend is made up using 22 different spices makes a great chicken dish! Check out this BBQ Chicken Recipe from our friends at Épices de Cru.

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May 30, 2018

Fettuccine with Tuna and Green Peppercorns Recipe

From our friends at Épices de Cru! The perfect recipe for a quick dinner. Make the sauce while boiling the pasta! If you don’t have fennel, substitute with three celery sticks. INGREDIENTS 250 grams fettucini 1 medium onion, thinly sliced ¼ fennel bulb, thinly sliced ½ cup olive oil 4 Tbsp Tribal green pepper or […]

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April 1, 2018

Spice of the Month Recipe: Korean Pepper Butter

From our friends at Épices de Cru! A tasty and lightly hot butter, great on grilled fish, a steak, or just on a nice slice of bread. Can be made a few days ahead or even frozen for a few weeks. INGREDIENTS ½ cup salted butter, at room temperature 1 Tbsp Korean Red Pepper Flakes […]

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March 1, 2018

Spice of the Month Recipe: Berbere Sautéed Chicken

From our friends at Épices de Cru! A near-infinitely modifiable recipe, in which almost any easy-to-sauté ingredient can be substituted for the chicken: meat, fish, or vegetables. INGREDIENTS 4 Tbsp clarified butter 2 onions, chopped medium 2 cloves garlic, chopped 1 lb deboned chicken 1 Tbsp Royal Berbere or Ethiopian Berbere, ground Salt to taste […]

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February 1, 2018

Spice of the Month Recipe: Black Pepper Chicken

From our friends at Épices de Cru! This easy dish is like a chicken cacciatore interpreted by another culinary tradition. INGREDIENTS 2 lbs chicken pieces 4 Tbsp ghee or mixture butter and vegetable oil 3 medium tomatoes, peeled and diced 1 small bouquet chopped coriander 3 Tbsp Yupanqui black pepper 2 Tbsp coriander 1 tsp […]

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January 1, 2018

Classic Carrot Potage Soup Recipe

Épices de Cru’s 1642 Soup blend provides the base to make classic Quebec Potage—the thick soup/stew that Quebecois people are so fond of. Try the recipe!

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December 1, 2017

Slow Cooker Pepper Cardamom Chicken Recipe

One of our favorite slow cooker chicken recipes. If you buy cilantro with roots attached, don’t throw them out. Wash them thoroughly and add them to the slow cooker, it’ll add flavor to the dish. Recipe courtesy of Épices de Cru Ingredients: 3 lbs chicken legs 3 onions 4 garlic cloves 1 inch ginger 1 […]

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June 1, 2017

Staff Barbeque Maple Grilled Salmon Recipe

A delicious, nutritious quick meal. Just add some sides and you’re ready to rock! Recipe courtesy of Épices de Cru Ingredients: 4 x 6 oz pieces of salmon, skin on 2 Tbsp Staff BBQ, ground 3 Tbsp maple syrup 3 Tbsp soy sauce Method: Mix the spices, maple syrup and soy sauce together in a […]