Chicken Stock

I really liked Smitten Kitchen’s minimalist approach to Chicken Noodle Soup. So, I have adapted that recipe for this chicken stock. Add the carrots and celery and let cook. Watch the pot closely, and just before it starts to boil, reduce to a simmer and cook for 20 minutes. Skim off any scum that accumulates on … Continue reading

Pumpkin Pie Spice

Pumpkin Pie Spice Recipe Makes approximately 8 tablespoons, which will fill a tall spice jar. 4 tablespoons ground cinnamon 4 teaspoons ground nutmeg 4 teaspoons ground ginger 2 teaspoons ground allspice 1 clove (if you only have either ground cloves or ground allspice and don’t want to buy the other, just use 3 teaspoons of … Continue reading