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Za’atar Hummus Recipe

I was so excited to be on WCIU this morning for the You & Me This Morning show.  I always enjoy getting to highlight my love of spices and all things delicious.  If you didn't get to see the show, I was asked by Meaghan Thomas, creator of EatGiardiniera.com, to...

Jamaican Jerk Tacos Two Way

One of the most common questions I get from our customers is, "Can this be used to make vegetarian food?", or "What's good on, say, chicken or beef?".  So I thought it would be fun to start showing off how versatile our blends our.  In this month's installment of the...

Pinch: Chicago Farmers Market Schedules (2014)

UPDATE: As of late 2017, Pinch is no longer attending Farmer's markets. While we've had a blast and have loved our time at each market, we are going 100% online so we can help more people around the country and world get the highest quality spices they want and need....

Pinch Charcuterie-Pastrami

About a week ago we acquired a nice 13 pound beef brisket. In the summer I really enjoy doing Texas style brisket, but winter is perfect for making pastrami. Pastrami uses time tested old world curing techniques and produces some of the best deli meat you will ever...

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