Friday, October 24, 2008

The Nutmeg

Nutmeg is a spice I use all year. However, when the leaves begin to change color and the days get shorter I definitely reach for that seed and grater more often. Indispensable to eggnog and a Starbucks® Pumpkin Spiced Latte, nutmeg is usually associated with sweet, spicy dishes.

Whole nutmegs will keep indefinitely and accompanied by a grater you can grate away anytime.

  • One whole nutmeg equals 2-3 tsp of ground nutmeg
  • Nutmeg is not a nut and people with nut allergies need not worry
  • Adding nutmeg to your recipes is suppose to improve the appetite (not an issue for me)

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