How To & DIY
Holiday Cocktail Recipes
Like a boozy, liquid, adult version of the Christmas cookie jar, our holiday mixology menu tastes unmistakably seasonal, comforting and familiar, but with distinct spicy twists. Jamaican Christmas Punch This gorgeous garnet-colored punch featuring hibiscus flowers, allspice, ginger and star anise looks splendid in a glass punch bowl or pitcher.
Seasoning Local Fare
There's a good reason — make that plenty of good reasons — why local foods are so popular. Produce that's been grown nearby is typically fresher, riper, and better tasting than fruits and vegetables from afar.
The art of balance is apparent in every authentic Chinese dish — the cold and the hot, the sweet and the sour, the subtle and the pungent. And while the exotic, full flavors of Chinese cooking make a dish seem indulgent, at its core it's a frugal cuisine — making use of local, in-season foods and on-hand ingredients.
Warm Pacific waters, bright beaches, and larger-than-life flowers entice visitors to the Polynesian islands. Adding to the festive ambiance, the islands' cuisines boast fresh, tropical fruits and vegetables, fish, shellfish, and a spice palette that melds the flavors of each of the islands’ many cultural contributors.
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.
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.
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.
Cooking with saffron
Cooking with saffron is like performing a culinary coronation. The rarest and most regal spice in the world, it turns everything it touches golden, literally.
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.
How to Make Homemade Snacks
Learn how to make homemade snacks like crackers, granola and chips using bulk ingredients. 1.