The Secret Spice Mix

Secret Spice Mix

Here’s a great New Years suggestion. Use this spice mix as your secret stash to amp-up your yogurt, veggies, plain grains or proteins. Just combine the spices, cover and store for up to one month.

Secret Spice Mix
1 tablespoon dried rose petals, finely ground (optional)
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
½ teaspoon ground coriander
¼ teaspoon turmeric
¼ teaspoon sumac
¼ teaspoon ground cardamom
¼ teaspoon freshly ground black peppercorn
⅛ teaspoon ground clove
⅛ teaspoon ground nutmeg

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Happy Paprika & Poinsettia Day!

Happy Poinsettia Day

 Happy Poinsettia Day!!

“December 12th is Poinsettia Day. The date marks the death of Joel Roberts Poinsett, an American botanist, physician and Minister to Mexico who in 1828 sent cuttings of the plant he’d discovered in Southern Mexico to his home in Charleston, South Carolina.” *

Joel Roberts Poinsett is credited with introducing America and the world to the beauty of the Poinsettia.

So in honor of Poinsettia Day, Chef Cherie is offering our beautiful, red and spicy – Paprika Sampler Gift Set – for a special holiday price.

Paprika Gift Set

The Paprika Gift Set includes 5 perfect paprikas – Spanish Paprika, Sweet Hungarian Paprika, Hot Hungarian Paprika, Texas Smoked Spanish Paprika and Bittersweet Spanish Paprika. Each gift set is packed with 5 – 2oz cans, wrapped in a mesh sleeve and topped with colorful raffia-like ribbon. Just add a gift tag and you’ve got the perfect gift! Now just $17.99

 Paprika Sampler Gift Set

* Source: Poinsettia Day –

Chef Cherie’s Holiday Baking Spice Gift Sets

ccpie2Got the pumpkin pie “blues”? Its never too late to order our baking spice gift sets to help you create the perfect pie for the holidays. Our baking spice gifts sets contain the perfect spice mix for your seasonal baking. Whether its an apple pie, pumpkin pie, gingerbread or something to “flavor up” your favorite recipe. Our gifts sets are for you.

holidaybakingpixOur Holiday Pie and Baking Gift Set contains 5 spices perfect for a tasty holiday pie. Includes cinnamon sugar, apple pie spice, vanilla sugar, pumpkin pie spice and gingerbread spice.


bakingpixChef Cherie’s Baking Spice Gift Set is another great combo of spices for the perfect pie. Includes cinnamon sugar, apple pie spice, maple sugar powder, pumpkin pie spice and gingerbread spice.

Each gift set contains 5 – 2 oz tins, sealed and “wrapped” in a mesh sleeve and topped with a raffia bow. Just add a gift tag and you’re ready to go!

Shop our Gift Spice pages for these and other great gift sets.