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Post-Holiday *DETOX* Foods — Follow Your Bliss

Post-Holiday *DETOX* Foods — Follow Your Bliss

Holidays are a much desired and needed opportunity for all of u to relax, enjoy food and spend time with our families. However, many people struggle to get back on track after the huge feasting (sometimes, for days), and if you are looking for easy […]

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 […]

Easy as Pie! Crust 101-10 Basic Rules for Persistent Perfection

Easy as Pie! Crust 101-10 Basic Rules for Persistent Perfection

I’ve posted this Pie Post once before, but it’s Pie week here at Once Upon a Spice and we need to get back to the basics once again. Do you want to make pies like Grandma used to bake? As we know, tender flaky crust […]

Pico de Gallo aka Salsa Fresca

Pico de Gallo aka Salsa Fresca

In Mexican cuisine, pico de gallo literally means beak of rooster. Legend has it that fighting cocks are calmed by their handlers by placing the rooster’s head in their mouth. Yum! 😉 It is said that darkness causes birds to immediately begin the sleep cycle. […]

How to Properly Eat a Cupcake & Making Boxed Cake Taste Like Made From Scratch

How to Properly Eat a Cupcake & Making Boxed Cake Taste Like Made From Scratch

Today’s blog is somewhat of a repeat from a few posts ago, but in the theme of cupcake week, wanted to include the recipe for making boxed cake taste like homemade with the “how to eat a cupcake” tutorial–isn’t she a sweetheart? All home bakers […]

Want to Spice Up Your Weekend? Have a Christmas Leftovers Party!

Want to Spice Up Your Weekend? Have a Christmas Leftovers Party!

Want to Spice Up Your Weekend? Have a Leftovers Party! Plan a Christmas leftovers party for a day or two after the conclusion of the Merry Day to avoid wasted or food gone bad.  Serve the fare in a similar fashion to the holidays, or […]

Christmas! Eat Drink & Be Merry! Holiday Fare of Film & Song! “Let it Snow!” Popcorn Garland

Christmas! Eat Drink & Be Merry! Holiday Fare of Film & Song! “Let it Snow!” Popcorn Garland

“Oh the weather outside is frightful But the fire is so delightful And since we’ve got no place to go Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!! Oh, it doesn’t show signs of stopping And I’ve brought some corn for popping The lights […]

Creamy Chicken Noodle Soup: Simple, Easy, Leftover Magic

Creamy Chicken Noodle Soup: Simple, Easy, Leftover Magic

The fragrant aroma of soups simmering in the kitchen during the cold winter months is a warming addition to the cold frigid air outside. However, what to do with the copious batches we make? Leftovers are welcomed the day after, but how do we change […]

Chocolate Covered Glitter Strawberry Hearts

Chocolate Covered Glitter Strawberry Hearts

Some believe that the pairing of chocolate and strawberries produce an uncontrollable aphrodisiac affect. Hence, the need to share these juicy, sparkling, heart-shaped confections to the romantic apple of your eye this Valentine’s Day. Include a tall stem of bubbling champagne and whisk yourselves into […]

Easy Gluten Free All Purpose Flour Recipe & Cranberry Pecan White Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Easy Gluten Free All Purpose Flour Recipe & Cranberry Pecan White Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Gluten Free All Purpose Flour: A Quick, Easy & Delicious Replacement I wanted to develop an inexpensive and easy flour recipe to deliciously swap wheat for all of us gluten free people. After a few attempts here’s my best concoction. Use as you would regular […]