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Zach Johnston
Cardamom and Ginger Carrots

Cardamom and Ginger Carrots

This awesome holiday side dish will reassure your grandma that you actually have your life together, whether or not that is actually true remains to be seen.

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Honey Roasted Garlic Brussels

Honey Roasted Garlic Brussels

These Brussel sprouts make for an awesome side dish to take to any holiday party

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Have You Made the PERFECT TURKEY?

Have You Made the PERFECT TURKEY?

Whatever you do, don’t pull a Clark Griswold with your bird this year. Here’s my recipe on making the PERFECT TURKEY your family and friends will love.

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Midnight Toker Steak Kebabs

Midnight Toker Steak Kebabs

Americans insist on doing things their own way, don’t they?“Oh, the world uses the metric system? We’ll make our own unit of measurement!”“Football? Oh, no! We call that soccer. We have our own football.”“The world spells it ‘kebab?’ We’ll go with ‘kabob.'”We can’t settle all of these inconsistencies in one day, but we will start with ‘kebab.’ We’re siding with the rest of humanity on this one. K-E-B-A-B.But, no matter how you want to spell it, these steak kebabs were made for our Midnight Toker blend. And they should be on your grill, like, yesterday. The Midnight Toker blend has...

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Buffalo Bills Black Gold Chicken

Buffalo Bills Black Gold Chicken

As black as the heart that blends it, Buffalo Bill’s Black Gold makes an excellent looking, and more importantly, excellent tasting chicken breast. We drizzle ours with a chipotle cream sauce that gives a nice heat and a cool contrast look to the dish.

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The Best Low Country Boil

The Best Low Country Boil

Okay, we’re just going to say it. If you haven’t had a low country boil, you aren’t living. There’s something about eating food with your hands that’s been dumped onto a newspaper-covered table that makes you feel alive. Let’s have a quick history lesson, shall we? Back in the day, this seafood-laden feast was called “Frogmore Stew,” referencing a small area of South Carolina. But, don’t worry, no frogs here… yet. There’s a lot of debate on the origin of this dish, but most agree that it came from local shrimpers who were making best of what they had to...

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Zach Johnston
5 Ingredient Black Bean Burgers

5 Ingredient Black Bean Burgers

You asked, we answered. We’re back with more recipes to get you inspired in the kitchen this summer.To kick things off, we’re making a little something with June’s featured spice blend — Perfect Burger! If you missed the memo to grab it before the beginning of the month, click here to catch up.We share tips for cooking a more traditional burger later this month, but we thought it’d be fun to kick things off with a vegetarian-friendly black bean burger. Or, in this case, the perfect black bean burger.There are only FIVE ingredients in this pattied piece of perfection because...

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How to Grill Burgers Like a Boss – Tips from Colorado Chefs

How to Grill Burgers Like a Boss – Tips from Colorado Chefs

Is there a better way to round out Perfect Burger month than to ask the Colorado pros to share their secrets? We don’t think so.We asked five chefs behind some of our favorite burgers in Colorado to tell us their top burger tips — from choosing meat and seasoning to grilling and topping. As you’ll see, there are some common themes to note in here to reach burger nirvana. And, if you do, tag us on Instagram using #TheSpiceGuyCo.Thanks to these chefs (all Spice Guy customers!) for sharing their tips with us today: Derek Baril, 5280 Burger Bar Spencer Gary,...

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I'm Zach. In 2013, I started selling spices to restaurants in Colorado. Today, THE SPICE GUY is growing faster than I could have imagined. This blog is where our team shares recipes, tips, interviews with influential food folks and more.

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