Must-Try Recipes from a Midwest Spice House
Jamaican Jerk Chicken Wings
This is a slightly tweaked version of the traditional jerk marinade recipe from The Spice House in Evanston, Illinois. Mix this up the night before your barbecue, and you'll be ready to go straight to the grill. Serve the wings with Mango Salsa.
Jamaican Jerk Chicken Wings recipe
Spiced Pecan-Apple Salad
This recipe, recommended by The Spice House, came from the Junior League of Chicago's cookbook, Celebrate Chicago! A Taste of Our Town.
Sugar and Spice Strawberry Pie
"This is the original recipe handed down from my mother," says former Spice House Chef Jennifer "J.R." Statz. "This dessert is so quick and delicious, you'll make it every year during strawberry season!"
Rice and Red Bean Salad
Chili powder and cumin flavor this hearty, nutritious Tex-Mex dish.
Quadruple Ginger Cookies
To make ginger juice, Patty Erd of the Spice House in Evanston, Illinois, squishes coarsely chopped fresh ginger in a clean garlic press.
Asian Coleslaw with Pork Satay
Serve this low-fat, lightly dressed cabbage slaw as a side dish for grilled meat, chicken, or fish. It goes especially well with Chinese Five-Spice Marinated Pork Satay, which uses Asian spice blends.