The simple act of stirring together a mixture of seeds (or walnuts!) and honey yields big flavor results.
Every great cheese plate needs a condiment that ties all of the components together. When you're in a rush, honey is a great choice -- it goes with just about every cheese there is. But sometimes it's a bit too one-note or overly sweet. With these recipes, honey is transformed into a much more complex and savory spread through the simple process of toasting some seeds or nuts and stirring them into whatever honey you have on hand.
The recipes are completely adjustable to suit your preferences or pantry supplies -- as they are below, Vanns Fennel Seed adds some aromatic complexity to earthy sesame, flax, and sunflower seeds, while a touch of Vanns Black Walnut Flavor amps up the nuttiness of toasted walnuts.
Makes about ½ cup.
Makes about ½ cup.
Creamy raita and tangy tomato chutney offer the perfect accompaniment to these crispy, savory, Indian-spiced potato patties spiked with a generous amount of spinach.
Cardamom and apricot make a sweetly spiced pairing in this easy granola packed with flavor.
A sweet, bright, and tart dip made from roasted peppers and walnuts is a great appetizer or addition to a mezze meal.
It's almost Memorial Day, and you know what that means -- time to take the cover off your grill, stock up on the charcoal and propane, and fill your grocery cart with your favorite pieces of meat and grillable vegetables.
Rice bowls are starting to be a big thing these days, and there's a good reason. Take something a little saucy, something with some great texture, something with protein or some bite to it, arrange on top of rice, add the condiments of your choice, and enjoy your healthy, delicious, and filling meal!
Spicy, savory Italian sausage, earthy kale, sweet caramelized onions, and creamy potatoes combine with chicken stock and a sprinkling of parmesan and black pepper to create the perfect cold-weather soup.
These crackers are delicious -- light, crunchy, full of the textures and flavors of nuts and dried fruit, with a hint of herbs and spices. They’re amazing on a cheese plate.
Vanns Harissa adds spice and flavor to this Middle Eastern-inspired burger, perfect for your grill or your stovetop.
This mix of Vanns spices, nuts, and seeds, toasted and coarsely ground, can add flavor and sophistication to a variety of savory dishes.