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Spotlight On Spices! Issue July 2012 - Cumin, a Spice For All Cuisines!
July 10, 2012
July is the national month for Baked Beans, Culinary Arts, Ice Cream, and Hot Dogs. So, embrace your culinary arts skills and release your creative juices, and try out cooking dishes from some cuisines you've never done before. While you're at it make sure you have plenty of this month's ....
THE SPICE OF LIFE - Cumin, a Spice For All Cuisines!
Cumin is the world's second most popular spice. It is a member of the Parsley family. Cumin spice looks and smells like caraway seed, another member of the Parsley family. Other popular members of this plant family include anise, carrot, dill, and fennel.
Cumin dates back to Old Testament times, originating in the Mediterranean but now grown in India, China, Indonesia and Japan.
Cumin is traditionally used in Asian, Mexican and Middle Eastern cooking for curries, chillis, stews and breads.
Cumin is good for foods like: beans, cheese dishes (fondues, soufflés), chicken, chili, eggs, fish (tuna), ham, meatloaf, pasta, rice, seafood, soup, stews, stuffing, turkey, vegetables (beet, cabbage, carrots, cauliflower, corn, cucumbers, eggplant, pumpkin, squash, sweet potatoes, and tomatoes.
For more about Cumin and its healthful properties >>>read more...
July is the Month for:
Blueberries, Baked Beans, Culinary Arts, Hot Dogs, and Ice Cream
Our Favorite National Food Days in July Include:
July 1st - National Gingersnap Day
July 3rd - National Eat Beans Day
July 4th - National Barbecued Spareribs Day
July 4th - National Caesar Salad Day
July 5th - National Apple Turnover Day
July 6th - National Fried Chicken Day
July 9th - National Sugar Cookie Day
July 9th - National Don't Put All Your Eggs in One Omelette Day
July 11th - National Blueberry Muffin Day
July 12th - National Pecan Pie Day
July 13th - National French Fries Day
July 13th - National Beans 'n' Franks Day
July 14th - National Pick Blueberries Day
July 16th - National Corn Fritters Day
July 18th - National Caviar Day
July 19th - National Ice Cream Day
July 18th (Third Wednesday) - National Hot Dog Day
July 20th - National Lollipop Day
July 20th - National Fortune Cookie Day
July 21st - National Junk Food Day
July 23rd - National Vanilla Ice Cream Day
July 27th - National Crème Brûlée Day
July 30th - National Cheesecake Day
July 31st - National Cotton Candy Day
SPICY TIDBITSCheck here for the latest news on any spice recalls, market withdrawals, and safety alerts:
MERCHANTS & RETAILERS:Websites for Spice Retailers:
Atlantic Spice Company - atlanticspice.com
Durkee® - durkee.com
McCormick® - mccormick.com
Milford Spice Company - milfordspice.com
Penzeys Spices - penzeys.com
Savory Spice Shop - savoryspiceshop.com
Spice Islands® - spiceislands.com
The Spice House - thespicehouse.com
Spice Accessories Websites:
Bottles, Containers & Jars:
Bottle Store - www.bottlestore.com
eBottles.com - www.ebottles.com
SKS Bottle & Packaging, Inc. - www.sks-bottle.com
Online Labels - www.onlinelabels.com
Tubular Spices - www.tubularspices.com/Spice_Racks.asp
Spice Rack Source - www.spiceracksource.com/all-spice-racks/
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Eat Well. Live Well. Cook everyday with spices and herbs!
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