Browsing Ingredients



Guy & Leesa’s Iced Coffee

Now that we’ve learned how to easily make our own iced coffee at home, we no longer brew hot coffee in the morning. We go through a batch of this iced coffee every day and a half.

Yield: 6 servings Total time: 24 hours

Basmati Pilao Rice

Guy adapted our standard rice recipe to make this easy Indian side dish scented with cardamom, cloves, bay leaves, cinnamon, and black pepper.

Yield: 4 servings Total time: 25 minutes

Five-Spice Bourbon Punch

Mix bourbon, lime juice, club soda, and a syrup made of Sichuan peppercorns, star anise, cinnamon, cloves and fennel for a delicious and unusual cocktail.

Yield: 4 drinks Total time: 2 hours

Chai Latte Cupcakes

These dairy-free cupcakes are spiced with tea, cinnamon, cardamom, ginger, cloves, and pepper.

Yield: 12 cupcakes Total time: 40 minutes

Pumpkin Pie with Streusel

Bake a filling of pumpkin puree, spices, and cream in a homemade crust, and then top with pecan streusel.

Yield: 8 servings Total time: 3 hours 30 minutes

Indian Chicken in Creamy Almond Sauce

Simmer chicken in a broth flavored with toasted cinnamon, bay leaves, onion and garlic, curry powder, turmeric and cardamom. Add sour cream and ground almonds to the broth and thicken for a delicious sauce.

Yield: 6 servings Total time: 1 hour

Spicy Sesame-Crusted Chicken

Marinate chicken in a flavorful spice mixture, dredge in flour, and cook until crisp for an easy weeknight meal.

Yield: 4 servings Total time: 8 hours 30 minutes

Boston Beach Jerk Chicken

This is a wonderful, earthy, spicy hot chicken dish. Marinate chicken pieces in a paste of green onions, thyme, pepper, coriander, ginger, allspice, nutmeg, cinnamon, garlic, bay, and Scotch bonnet peppers, and then grill. Don’t forget to wear gloves when handling the peppers!

Yield: 8 servings Total time: 2 hours
Cold Desserts

Spiced Chocolate Pudding

I am a huge pudding fan — it’s by far my favorite dessert. This chocolate pudding spiced with cinnamon, orange peel, cloves, and anise is fairly guilt-free, as well.

Yield: 4 servings Total time: 4 hours