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Vanilla extract is essentially vanilla infused into alcohol. If you don't have any problem with storebought vanilla extract, I doubt you'd have much problem with homemade vanilla infused into alcohol (i.e. homemade vanilla extract) either. While people do sometimes describe real vanilla extract as "boozy", it's not so much about the alcohol as the vanilla ...


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Spices are vegetable products which add flavor to food. These are mostly fruits/seeds (mustard, cumin, poppy, coriander, fennel, pepper), roots (turmeric, ginger), tree bark (cinnamon) or flower buds (cloves). If it is used to flavor food and it is leafy and green it is a herb, otherwise it's a spice. Spices are often dried to preserve them and ...


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When something calls for cardamom pods, you get a lot more flavor if you put the entire pod in, and split open to expose the seeds. You also get a lot more flavor if you happen to pick the pod up in a bite, and it's .. quite strong. Some people like it, I certainly don't mind it, but my kids would rather not have them as a surprise. I tend to remove them. I ...


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Try moroccain spices combinations for meats. I have success with this combo Sweet Paprika roasted red pepper Ground Cumin Sweet mild curry Very fine chopped onion (sweet or red) Very fine chopped cilantro Salt but more if used as a marinate Olive oil to trap the flavors in The right ratio of cumin:red pepper:curry will not dominate any one of the spices ...



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