Complete Spice Book: With 200 Delicious Recipes Plus... Potpourris, Beauty Secrets, Health Tips, and More!

Complete Spice Book: With 200 Delicious Recipes Plus... Potpourris, Beauty Secrets, Health Tips, and More!

by Maggie Stuckey, Elizabeth Mason Thomas
     
 
Spice and everything nice, when you discover these fragrant secrets...

-Warm milk with anise seeds or anise extract will help you fall asleep.

-Ginger has been shown to naturally reduce motion sickness.

-Fennel can help you lose weight.

-Turmeric makes beautiful natural dye for Easter eggs.

-One tablespoon of poppy seeds has much

Overview

Spice and everything nice, when you discover these fragrant secrets...

-Warm milk with anise seeds or anise extract will help you fall asleep.

-Ginger has been shown to naturally reduce motion sickness.

-Fennel can help you lose weight.

-Turmeric makes beautiful natural dye for Easter eggs.

-One tablespoon of poppy seeds has much protein as an ounce of beans.

-Used dried vanilla beans to intensify the flavor of a sauce or custard...or make the entire house smell luscious.

Plus: An A-to-Z spice encyclopedia, ancient lore and amazing spice fats, and mail order sources for spices.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780312960568
Publisher:
St. Martin's Press
Publication date:
02/15/1997
Pages:
390
Product dimensions:
4.19(w) x 6.73(h) x 0.88(d)

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What People are saying about this

"The best way to enjoy this handy book is to read a chapter a week. That way, you can truly savor each of the thirty spices adroitly covered." --The Portland Oregonian

Meet the Author

Maggie Stuckey is a veteran gardener and an expert on herbs and spices. She is the author of many wonderful, helpful books including: The Complete Herb Book, The Houseplant Encyclopedia, and Gardening from the Ground Up: Rock-Bottom Basics for Absolute Beginners. She lives in Portland, Oregon.

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