Tag: cinnamon stick

Apple Cider Spiked Cranberry Sauce

Ingredients:2 cups fresh cranberries1 cup apple cider1 cup sugar2 tablespoons Madeira2 cinnamon sticks Directions:Place the cranberries, apple cider, sugar and cinnamon sticks in a medium saucepan and, stirring occasionally, cook for 20 minutes over medium high heat to reduce and thicken. Remove from heat and stir in the Madeira. Remove […]


Ingredients:2 cups milk2 cups water2 tablespoons cardamom, crushed4 teaspoons black leaf tea*2 teaspoons granular black tea**2 cinnamon sticks2 cloves10 black peppercorns1 inch clove of ginger, smashed with a knifesugar to taste *green label tea (ask for it at your local Indian grocery)** red label tea (ask for it at your […]

Chicken Masala with Black Mustard Seed

Ingredients:2 lb boneless, skinless chicken thigh*, 1 inch dice2 cups onion, diced6 cloves garlic, minced2 jalapenos, minced1 stick cinnamon1 cup canned diced tomatoes, with juice½ cup yogurt, whisked3 tablespoon oil1 tablespoon black mustard seeds1 teaspoon garam masala½ teaspoon madras curry powder¼ teaspoon asafoetida powder¼ teaspoon turmeric¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper Directions:In […]

Cranberry Sauce

cranberry sauceIngredients: 1 lb fresh cranberries1 cup orange juice3/4 cup sugar2 cinnamon stickssplash of rum, optional Directions: In a saucepan, bring sugar, cinnamon stick and orange juice to a boil. Reduce heat to low and add cranberries. Cook 10 minutes, mash about 1/2 of the cranberries with a potato masher […]

Roasted Chicken Masala

Ingredients: 1 4 to 5 lb whole chicken3 cinnamon sticks4-5 cloves of garlic1 onion, cubed8 tablespoons butter1 teaspoon turmeric1 teaspoon cayenne pepper1 teaspoon mustard seeds1 teaspoon salt1 teaspoon rice vinegar1/2 teaspoon whole coriander seeds1/2 teaspoon fennel seeds1/4 teaspoon garam marsala (from your Indian grocery)freshly ground black pepper to taste Directions: […]

Coke & Bourbon Glazed Ham

Ingredients:1 (8-pound) fresh ham2 teaspoons salt1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper1/2 teaspoon cayenneWhole cloves1 cup packed dark brown sugar4 cinnamon sticks1/2 cup whisky – we used Knob Creek bourbon4 cups coca-cola drink1 teaspoon allspice berries1 teaspoon black cardamom seedsExtra bourbon and coke for drinking while it bakes Directions:Preheat the oven to […]