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Home-made Pumpkin Pie Spice

Wednesday, November 4th, 2009

It is that time of year again when pumpkin pies abound. This is a traditional pumpkin-pie/muffin spice mixture with slight variations allowing for spice taste preferences. For a lighter hint of mix, use the first amounts, and for a more spicier version, use the second amounts listed. For best results, use freshly ground spices. Please check the categories for other spice blends, from Cajun mixes to homemade cheeses such as a tradtional Bourisin, holidayl recipes, and all natural homemade herbal remedies. In the favourite food recipes category, check for some tasty and unusuall uses for pumpkin, such as Gingery Pumpkin Caramels!

Traditional Pumpkin Spice Blend

1 to 1¼ tsp ground cinnamon

½ to 1 tsp ground ginger

¼ to ½ tsp ground nuntmeg

¼ to ½ tsp ground cloves

Combine the above spices and add to your favourite pumpkin pie mix, or muffin mix for a delightful flavour treat.

Cinnamon and ginger are soothing, warming, and comforting when used in cooking. Cinnamon is also an all natural anti-inflamatory and antibiotic.