« Chia Shiang — a quick snapshot | Main | Down on the Farm CSA & other passing thoughts on the AA Farmer's Market »


You could make sleep pillows or sachets for friends with all those cloves. :)

Refreshing my spice collection is one of my favorite things to do. I'd do it once a year, if I could afford it. You can extend the life of many spices by storing them in the freezer, and decanting just a small amount to keep in a jar for cooking.

grind the cloves and use it to make ginger snap cookies, etc.

Pomanders with the cloves? I always cook corned beef with an onion studded with 4-5 cloves. It's my mother's method and corned beef doesn't taste right if I don't do this. I'm waiting until our move but really need to clean out my spices as well.

I was thinking pomanders, too!

I know what you mean. I've been meaning to unclutter my spice shelf for a while. Your post will give me to run in my kitchen and do a major Spring cleaning.

Time to make an old-fashioned pomander with those cloves: stick them all over an apple or orange. Roll the clove-studded fruit in Orris-Root or powdered gum benzoin that has a pinch of cinnamon and nutmeg added. place in an old onion-net and hang to dry in an airy place. Will smell awesome for at least a year, maybe more. Mmmmmmmmm.

The comments to this entry are closed.

Kitchen Chick in the News...

Blog Feeds & Directories

Blog powered by Typepad
Member since 08/2003