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Homemade Chai

This chai recipe-inspired by versions in India-combines black tea, spices, and milk. The savory notes from black pepper and cardamom in this version give it a wonderful aromatic complexity.

Moroccan Spice Blend

Ras-El-Hanout - This vibrant spice blend makes an excellent addition to lamb burgers or roasted chicken. Store in an airtight container in a cool, dark, dry place.

Fragrant Beef Curry with Rice

"An Indian friend of my mother's gave her this recipe for beef curry back in 1936," writes Bill Goodhue of Chino, California. "The recipe has been passed on to me, so I can still enjoy the sweet-spicy...

Triple Ginger Cookies

Author: Dede Wilson

Spiced Plum Chutney

Author: Floyd Cardoz

Corned Beef with Crispy Roasted Potatoes and Cabbage

This updated take on the classic corned beef dinner features extra-crispy roasted cabbage and potato wedges instead of boiled. Serve it drizzled in a dill vinaigrette bursting with all the spices used...

Author: Anna Stockwell

Confit Duck Legs

Author: Paul Grimes

Ham Stock

The quantity of meat you'll have in your finished ham stock will vary depending on whether you use shanks or hocks. Although shanks from the butcher yield more meat, they are not as widely available as...

Spiced Pumpkin Bread

An easy Spiced Pumpkin Bread recipe. Serve one of these loaves the day you make them. Wrap the other in foil and freeze up to one month so that you'll have it on hand for unexpected company.

Author: Vern Bertagna

Vietnamese "Pho" Rice Noodle Soup with Beef

In a Vietnamese "Pho" Rice Noodle Soup with Beef you can serve this soup with several toppings

Author: Mai Pham

Pumpkin Pie Spice Mix

There's no need to buy pumpkin pie spice mix if you've already got all the spices for it in your cupboard-just mix it up yourself and use it in any recipe that calls for it. Toss it with apples for a delicious...

Author: Anna Stockwell

Lebkuchen (German Honey Bars)

Lebkuchen recipes are many and diverse-some are flourless, made with almond and hazelnut meal; some are made in bar form and others in cookie form; some are glazed with chocolate and others with a thin...

Author: Megan Scott

Tahini Sauce

This creamy, garlicky tahini sauce also pairs wonderfully with lamb. Serve it as a dipping sauce, or as a spread on cold lamb sandwiches.

Chicken Stew (Doro Wett)

Author: Marcus Samuelsson

Caramelized Honey Pumpkin Pie

Browned butter, honey that's been cooked slightly to intensify its flavor, a measured amount of spice, and few extra eggs make this a pumpkin pie that's truly custardy and wonderfully delicious.

Author: Claire Saffitz

Five Spice Powder

Smith's version is made with up to eight spices. It's worth using them all for the fullest flavor.

Author: Lisa Cheng Smith

French Four Spice Blend

Author: Paul Grimes

Citrus Spice Syrup

Author: Douglas Rodriguez

Pikliz (Haitian Pickled Vegetable Relish)

This bright and fiery Haitian condiment (pronounced "pick-lees") is traditionally served with meats and fried food to balance rich flavors.

Author: Nils Bernstein

Linzertorte

Author: Trude Reder

Guinness Stout Ginger Cake

Author: Claudia Fleming

Honey and Spice Loaf Cake

Author: Dora Moel

Royal Chicken Cooked in Yogurt

An elegant Indian chicken curry that may be served to the family or at a grand party. Rice is the ideal accompaniment.

Author: Madhur Jaffrey

Molasses Crinkles

The zing of ginger and the sweetness of molasses combine in perfect proportions in this cookie, sent to us by Jane Booth Vollers of Chester, Connecticut. Her grandmother, Helen Dougherty, made batches...

Pear, Apple, and Quince Crostata

Author: Jonathan Waxman

Triple Ginger Cookies

Author: Kate Higgins

Spicy Lamb Stew with Apricots and Cardamom

Cinnamon, cloves, ginger and cayenne pepper enhance this North African-style dish. Serve the stew over the Saffron-Cardamom Rice or plain basmati rice.

Tapenade

Author: Keith McNally