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DIY: Family Desert Recipes for the Holidays

Dessert is a highlight of holiday celebrations for many people – including us! If you want to serve an impressive dessert after a holiday dinner or bring one to a friend or family member’s celebration, we’ve got a few of our favorite show-stopping yet refreshingly simple dessert recipes below. 1. Buche de Noel Cake   […]

Stocking Stuffers for the Family

Stocking Stuffers for the Family

The holidays will be here before we know it, which means it’s time to get ready to fill those Christmas stockings with loads of holiday cheer for your loved ones. The problem is that so many of us have a hard time coming up with great gift ideas for tea lovers and foodies. So, The Spice & Tea Exchange team thought it would be fun to put together a few ideas for themed stocking stuffers you’ll love to give – and that will make your holiday shopping easier.

Below are various foodie and tea lover gifts organized by personality and interests. From nature lovers to bookworms, you’re sure to find fun stocking stuffers for coworkers, family members and friends who love to cook, grill and/or drink tea here. Here are our top picks: Read more about Stocking Stuffers for the Family

Top Spices and Seasonings for Grilling

Half of the battle when grilling is getting the seasoning right. To ensure you’re well-equipped with seasoning know-how to create amazing grilled dishes this summer, we’ve listed the 8 best general spices and seasonings below. Beyond these general seasonings, we’ve also included our top 6 seasoning blends for grilling. Whether you’re a novice griller or […]

2019 Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Mother’s Day 2019 is right around the corner on May 12. If you’re looking for the perfect gift for Mother’s Day for your mom, grandmother, mother-in-law, sister or friend, check out the wonderful options in our Mother’s Day gift guide below. 1.Teapot Wind Chime We’re head over heels for this unique and beautiful teapot and […]

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Bake With Love – Family Lovin’ from the Oven

  Why wait all year to fill the house with the smell of delicious cookies and baked goods when you can make these easy recipes with the whole family now? Our Bake with Love week is all about getting in the kitchen with your kids and making delicious memories. Kids of all ages will enjoy […]

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10 Tips to Get Kids in the Kitchen

Nothing is quite as rewarding as that elated smile on your child’s face when they accomplish something they didn’t think they could do, and so much more so when it comes along with a delicious meal for the whole family! Get your kids in the kitchen and help them learn a new confidence-boosting skill with […]

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Simply Simple Syrup & Mixers

You learned how to make Spice and Tea inspired cocktails in our last post, 4 Must Try Cocktails This Summer; now you get to go to the next level of bartending with our guide from Mixologist Meaghan Leonard on Simple Syrups. If you aren’t familiar with simple syrups, they are the yummy syrupy goodness that […]

Natural Egg Dying

Natural Egg Dying

Due to concerns in the news about the effects of artificial coloring and dyes, many large companies are moving away from using these types of dyes. (Learn more from Forbes, U.S News, and Special Education Degrees). However, while it is becoming increasingly easier to buy food using exclusively natural dyes, solutions are still needed for many common traditions such as dying eggs.

Luckily, dying eggs doesn’t have to be limited to the restraints of artificial colors. Many natural alternatives for dying eggs can be found either right in your pantry or at your local The Spice & Tea Exchange®! 

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10 Unique Gift Ideas for the Hard-to-Buy-For Friend

If you’re one of those folks who loves to give thoughtful, exciting gifts during the holiday season, but you’re constantly at a loss of what to buy for that “hard-to-buy-for” foodie, look no further than some of these inspiring gift ideas! Read more about 10 Unique Gift Ideas for the Hard-to-Buy-For Friend

Great Meals Made By You

Announcing Great Meals Made By You

We are pleased to further our mission of “creating and sharing the experience a more flavorful life” with our newly released product line – the Chef to Table series. Released on August 29, this exclusive line of seasoning kits was designed to help bring incredible flavor to your table in three simple steps: shop, cook, […]

Slow Cooker Awesome Homemade Ketchup

Slow Cooker Awesome Homemade Ketchup

You say “catsup,” I say “ketchup”! What’s the difference? Turns out, none at all. Both spellings refer to the same condiment, a tomato-based sauce that has its roots in the Chinese word “kê-tsiap.” But no matter how you spell it, ketchup is a go-to foundation in most kitchens and has been a part of our lives since we first reached for that red plastic squirt bottle when we were kids at a summer cook-out. One estimate reports that Americans purchase 10 billion ounces of ketchup annually. No wonder we have a special day to commemorate this awesome sauce: June 5, National Ketchup Day. Read more about Slow Cooker Awesome Homemade Ketchup

Spicy Gifts For Your Valentine

Spicy Gifts for Your Valentine

Here at The Spice & Tea Exchange®, we LOVE to share our love for food! With Valentine’s Day approaching, now is the perfect time to show your love. Whether it is for a significant other, family member, a friends, etc., we have gifts that are sure to please your favorite foodie! Take the stress out of Valentine’s Day shopping with these gifts from the heart. Read more about Spicy Gifts for Your Valentine

Holiday Gifts

Holiday Gifts (for Those Hard to Buy for)

As the holiday season approaches and shopping continues, many of the remaining gifts left on our lists are the difficult ones. Sometimes, pre-assembled gift sets are the quickest and most convenient option.
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However, if you are looking for a very specific price, specific contents, or simply shopping for someone who you’re not sure what to buy for…creating your own holiday gifts is often the only option. Whether it’s for your selective sister, your co-worker that you don’t know that well, or your uncle that only wants pricey gifts, we can help you create the perfect gift! Read more about Holiday Gifts (for Those Hard to Buy for)