August 2019 New Orleans

Review Wrapping up summer with August’s Spice Madam box, which was from New Orleans! So fitting as we are vacationing there for a week in November. We made Jambalaya, Gumbo, Corn Maque Choux, and Beignets with Cajun Seasoning, Filé Powder, and Jambalaya Blend. The maque choux had a surprising amount of spice and was lessContinue reading “August 2019 New Orleans”

July 2019 Colombia

Review Time for July’s Spice Madam box, which was from Columbia! With achiote, guascas, and sazon seasoning, we made Aji Pincante Sauce (a fresh salsa), Arroz Amarillo (a veggie rice dish), Papas Rellenas Colombianas (deep fried potato balls with ground beef centers), Pernil Asado Colombiano (roasted beer-marinated pork shoulder), Ajiaco (chicken, corn, and potato soup),Continue reading “July 2019 Colombia”

June 2019 Japan

Review June’s Spice Madam box brought us to Japan (or rather, brought Japan to us!). On the menu was Sunomono Cucumber Salad (not pictured), Nasu Dengaku Eggplant, Chicken & Scallion Yakitori, Steamed Rice, and Cotton Soft Japanese Cheesecake for dessert. Shichimi Togarashi, Furikake Seasoning, and Red Miso spices gave us that Japanese flavor! We wereContinue reading “June 2019 Japan”

March 2019 Jamaica

Review Had a Jamaican dinner party with this month’s Spice Madam box! We started with beef and sweet potato curried patties, rice and peas, ital vegetable stew, and jerk chicken and had some Toto coconut cake for dessert! Lots of delicious food shared with lots of friends and family! Looking forward to hosting another partyContinue reading “March 2019 Jamaica”

December 2018 Holidays from Around the World

Review Another month, another Spice Madam box! This month was holiday spices from around the world, including empanadas with chimichurri sauce from Argentina, glühwein from Germany (not pictured), saffron lussekatter from Sweden, biryani from India, and melomakarona from Greece. Everything has been delicious, and we’ve had so much fun with the last 2 boxes (andContinue reading “December 2018 Holidays from Around the World”

November 2018 France

Review For his birthday, Erik got a 3 month subscription to Spice Madam. This month’s box was France themed, so this week’s meals are Tarte Aux Asperges, French Gratin Dauphinois, Ratatouille (not pictured), Coq Au Vin (not pictured), Bœuf Bourguignon (not pictured), and Lavender French Madeleines. Can’t wait to see what next month’s box’s themeContinue reading “November 2018 France”