Allspice is a cured, unripe berry from a tropical evergreen tree. Allspice when ground releases aromatic notes reminiscent of cloves, cinnamon and nutmeg.
• Add 1/8 tsp. to 1 lb. ground beef for Swedish meatballs.
• Use in spiced tea, cakes, cookies, fruit pies and French toast.
• Add a dash to asparagus, chicken or tomato soups.
• Use in French dressing, beets, baked beans, squash and carrots.
Serves: Makes 8 servings.
Prep time: 15 mins