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Summer’s Most Requested Recipes! Home-made Fajita Seasoning — Frugal Hausfrau

Summer’s Most Requested Recipes! Home-made Fajita Seasoning — Frugal Hausfrau

Last week when I made my Simple Steak Tacos, I mentioned I used Fajita seasoning to spice things up a bit. Actually I said I used my Home-made Fajita Seasoning. It’s super simple to make and you’ve probably got just about everything on hand to […]

Aromatic Roast Chicken in Coconut Milk — Cupcakes & Curries

Aromatic Roast Chicken in Coconut Milk — Cupcakes & Curries

Last few weeks since we’ve been back from Tokyo, I’ve been tinkering with several cake recipes that use matcha (Japanese green tea) but I still haven’t found one that accentuates the lovely aroma and flavour of it. I desperately wanted to post a Japanese-inspired recipe […]

Homemade Pumpkin Spice Creamer!! — Come Cook With Me

Homemade Pumpkin Spice Creamer!! — Come Cook With Me

So are you one of those people that CANNOT wait till fall hits so you can get your Pumpkin Spice Latte on!!😛 As you know most of the coffee shops only have this Pumpkin Spice Syrup during the fall and maybe into the winter??? I […]

Festive Tequila Lime Chicken Tostadas by Street + Spice! Delicious!

Festive Tequila Lime Chicken Tostadas by Street + Spice! Delicious!

Another Tuesday in the books and another amazingly simple delicious recipe to enjoy! This dish, unlike tacos, is still something everyone can enjoy and make their own from ingredients to spices. Let’s dive right in shall we? Ingredients: Chicken 1oz tequila 1 whole lime cabbage […]

Blue Ribbon Salted Caramel Apple Pie Featuring the Best Flaky Crust Recipe

Blue Ribbon Salted Caramel Apple Pie Featuring the Best Flaky Crust Recipe

It has been said that “Pie” has been around since ancient Egyptian times. The first pies were believed to be made by early Romans who may have been taught by the Greeks! Fast forward to today and the season for baking! With varying fresh fruits […]

Pumpkin Spice Pancakes with Cinnamon Infused Maple Syrup

Pumpkin Spice Pancakes with Cinnamon Infused Maple Syrup

I posted this delectable recipe last fall, but in the light of pancake week, decided to give an encore performance. During the fall season we find pumpkin in everything from pies, cookies, casseroles, soufflés and even hot steamy beverages. Since pumpkins are mostly available any […]

Curry’s Categories + Brown Butter Curry Rice with Cherries & Toasted Pecans

Curry’s Categories + Brown Butter Curry Rice with Cherries & Toasted Pecans

Serving Suggestion: Smoked Cornish Game Hen & Chopped Salad with Avocados & Cherry Tomatoes The brown butter provides toastiness, the curry the perfect amount of color & spice, the cherries a kiss of sweetness and pecans the nutty crunch. This savory sweet rice helps your […]

Guest Chef Wednesday! Mamul by Lynn from Lynz Real Cooking!

Guest Chef Wednesday! Mamul by Lynn from Lynz Real Cooking!

Mamul is a baking masterpiece offered by my dear friend Lynn of LynzRealCooking. She’s an amazing women with extreme diverse culinary talents whom I hold in high regard and close to my heart. Please check out her blog–it’s nothing short of incredible! Lynn says, “Mamul is a […]

Happy New Year Blessings From Once Upon a Spice!

Happy New Year Blessings From Once Upon a Spice!

A new year is like a blank book, and the pen is in your hands. It is your chance to write your fresh, beautiful story. Counting my blessings and wishing you more. Hope you enjoy the New Year in store. Have a joyous New Year, […]

The Magical Properties of Herbs & Spices: The Mysterious & Prosperous 6

The Magical Properties of Herbs & Spices: The Mysterious & Prosperous 6

We’ve devoted a post to foods that boost  good luck and fortune for the New Year. Even an appetizer recipe as a formula for good luck , but what about herbs and spices?  Ancient Pharaohs laid in their final resting places filled with spices of […]