How To & DIY

How To & DIY

Chipotle Peppers

Chipotle flavor is wildly popular — in everything from burritos to barbecue sauce — but do you know what it is, exactly? A chipotle is a fully ripe, smoke-dried jalapeno pepper. (Now you see where that mysteriously rich, sweet and smoky hot — but not too hot — flavor comes from.

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Chipotle Peppers

Grilling Guide

More than eight out of ten households, according to the Hearth, Patio and Barbecue Association, own an outdoor barbeque grill or smoker. And, while we tend to view the start of summer as the start of the grilling season, the truth is that over half of grill owners now use their grills year-round, and not just at home.

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Grilling Guide

How To Make Curry

Curry is much more than a single bottled spice blend. Explore how to make curry, what it is and where it comes from in this basic guide.

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How To Make Curry

Cajun & Creole Cuisine

The mosaic of Louisiana culture shimmers with jazz, big band, blues and zydeco; colorful and boisterous Mardi Gras celebrations and quaint cottages with secret gardens; French, Spanish, English, German, Italian, African and native American ancestry; and two of the most exciting cuisines in the world: Creole and Cajun. Creole and Cajun cookery are often thought of in tandem -- and for good reason -- though there are distinct differences.

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Cajun & Creole Cuisine

5 Must-Try Floral Cocktails

Learn how to bloom fantastic flavor in your drinks with 5 must-try floral cocktails. We’ll show you the techniques and the flowers to use with these mixologist-worthy recipes.

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5 Must-Try Floral Cocktails

Caribbean Cuisine

Where else but a place considered the quintessential paradise would you expect to find the perfect cuisine? In Caribbean cooking, warm spices like ginger and anise play with the cool freshness of native fruits like pineapple, lime and papaya. The flavors and colors of earthy chilies, cumin, and annatto enliven white grains, black beans and tropical seafood like shrimp and lobster.

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Caribbean Cuisine

Basic Spices

With more and more of us cooking for ourselves to save money these days, it makes sense to assemble an assortment of basic herbs and spices. It's an easy, economical way to add fun to your cooking and flavor to your food.

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Basic Spices

Cinco de Mayo

Full of vibrant color, lively flavors, and spirited music — there's little wonder that more and more of us (no matter our heritage) are celebrating the Mexican holiday Cinco de Mayo! The day commemorates the 1862 victory of Mexican peasants over the French army. While you may not want to reenact the battle (as the people of Puebla, Mexico do), go ahead and celebrate Mexican culture with a party, big or small.

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Cinco de Mayo

Dandy Dandelion

A hardy, cheery perennial, the dandelion arrives in early spring, thriving in wet or dry, shady or sunny locations (though it basks in the sun). You’ll find it gracing pastures, wastelands, and, of course, lawns.

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Dandy Dandelion

DIY Gift Making with Bulk

When you use Frontier Co-op bulk ingredients to make your own gifts, you go beyond simple gift giving. You save money and you support farming communities and sustainable sourcing around the world.

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DIY Gift Making with Bulk

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