Popcorn is one of the easiest snacks you can make for yourself at home -- even the non-microwave kind! But I find it can get a little monotonous in flavor with just melted butter and salt involved.
Once I've stood over the pan, shaking it patiently until all the kernels are popped but none of them have burned, I want it to taste a little more special, a little elevated from what I can get in a movie theater.
Enter Zahtar, the Middle Eastern spice blend that's heavy on the dried thyme and sesame seeds, with a punch of sour brightness from sumac. It's the perfect thing to toss in with popcorn -- the herbs work nicely with the crunch of the corn, the sesame adds extra texture, and the sumac keeps things interesting. Give it a try and mix up your popcorn routine, or start a new one!
Makes 8 cups. Adapted from Serious Eats.
Both of these recipes are kind of magical -- they take super simple ingredients like water, flour, butter, salt, and Vanns Smoked Spanish Paprika and turn them into beautiful, impressive golden brown focaccia and a deeply orange-red, perfectly flavored smoked paprika butter to be spread on top. It makes a great appetizer for any occasion, but be careful that your guests don’t fill themselves up on it! It’s a little bit addictive.
It’s going to be a cold one on the East Coast this weekend — time for a warming breakfast that gives you the power and energy to get through the day. Here’s one amazing option — Shakshuka! Not only is it fun to say, it’s a delicious, savory, healthy egg dish that makes for an exciting and comforting meal.
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Making dessert for a crowd can be difficult. Something like a pie is almost big enough, but you'll have to carefully dissect it into tiny slivers to really make it work. A layer cake looks spectacular, but presents the same slicing problem.
Father's Day is coming up this weekend, and you know what that means -- big, tasty breakfast time! If you're going for a savory situation, with bacon, eggs, toast, and whatever else Dad loves, this is a great recipe to add a touch of sweetness to the end.
A classic Turkish breakfast dish, updated with the addition of Zahtar.
Have you ever heard of sumac? If you live in the American South, you may think of it as a weed. But hopefully after making this recipe, you will now think of it as a delicious weed.
A fairly simple set of ingredients combines with a blend of Vanns spices to create a complex and hearty dish that your guests might not even realize is vegetarian. A perfectly poached egg on top means this dish can be enjoyed from breakfast to dinner.
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What could be more addictively delicious than freshly popped popcorn? How about freshly popped popcorn drizzled with real butter and tossed with Vanns Spices’ spicy-sweet-tangy Sriracha Lime Seasoning?