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Unexpected But Delicious Use of Za'atar and Garam Masala

2021-06-16

Over the years I've been running the SpiceMiss stall at both the Powell and Delaware Farmer's Markets, I've encountered many interesting uses of our spices. Many of these uses I would have never thought of....

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Stuffed Okra

2021-06-16

As a kid I was not fond of okra (lady finger). This could be because of its slimy texture. I don't remember exactly how and when, but over the years I started liking it as a vegetable. I started searching recipes to cook okra in various ways. Okra is a wonderful vegetable when you cook it right and there are many recipes to cook it. Stuffed okra is a common method to cook okra in India and the recipe makes perfectly cooked okra without slime. I found beautiful baby okra at the farmer's market this year and decided to make stuffed okra....

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Cheese and Fruit Board

2021-06-16

When it comes to eating cheese it is always a new experience for me. I like cheese and always love to serve cheese platters. I have served cheese platters on various occasions, from holiday parties to casual summer get-togethers. Most of the time I like to serve combinations of cheeses such as hard cheese, semi-soft cheese and soft cheese. The thing is I always make sure that there will be something for everybody. It is up to you to put the number of cheeses on the platter that you and your guest(s) will enjoy....

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Zesty Chili Lime Chicken

2021-06-13

When it comes to cooking chicken I am always looking for no-fuss recipes. This zesty chili-lime chicken recipe is one of them. It is a winner recipe for me. All you need is few spices and fresh limes to make this chicken. You can adjust the spice level as per your taste. It does not need whole lot of time to marinate. I think it tastes best when you grill it. Here is the recipe:...

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Za'atar Crusted Cod

2021-06-13

Nowadays we are trying to eat less carbs, so we are eating chicken and fish a couple of times a week. Most of the time when I cook poultry or seafood we like to eat it with veggies or salad instead of rice and flatbread. Using za'atar paste to marinate cod was a no brainer. Light, lemony and herby za'atar tastes amazing with cod. I used cod in the recipe but any white firm fish or shrimps can be used instead of cod in this recipe. It is a simple and light, yet satisfying lunch menu....

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SpiceMiss Online Store

2021-05-16

You can buy your favorite SpiceMiss spice blends online now. Thank you for your constant encouragement at the farmer's market in Delaware and Powell, OH. We would love to see you this summer in the farmer's market again! You can buy both Garam Masala and Za'atar spice from the online store. Let us know feedback you may have about shopping online....

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A New Website for designX6

2021-04-11

Wordpress is adding more and more features that we don't fancy. So we have decided to simply go back to basics; HTML, CSS and nothing else. No java-script, engines, frameworks, or any static site generators....

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Cook With Me v2.2 Release

2020-12-23

Happy Holidays! We hope you are doing well! To celebrate this holiday season, designX6 is releasing Cook With Me version 2.2. We have a few improvements in this release. The biggest change is in the search feature we added in release 2.0 in the summer of 2020. We added more vivid colors to the search to make it compatible with the changes to dark/light mode in iOS 14. You can search recipes by name or ingredient. Search results can then be easily filtered in Salads, Dishes, or Desserts collections....

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Strawberry and Wild Blueberry Jam

2020-08-24

I have a sweet tooth, and so does my family. One go-to sweet for us is fruit jam. We use jam on toast, yogurt and granola, and with cheese and crackers. We love our tasty homemade jam. Summer time is perfect to a make jam from fresh berries available in our local farmer’s market....

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Cook With Me v2.1 Release

2020-07-18

designX6 team is happy to share that the App Store approved the latest release of Cook With Me this week and is now available in the iOS App Store....

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Cook With Me, Built for the Next Decade

2020-04-26

The new Cook With Me version written in Swift using storyboard is coming soon. I hope we can meet June 30th deadline set by Apple. The truth is, the current version of Cook With Me in the Apple App store works well on iPhone and iPad running iOS 13.x or 12.x. In fact, the app runs fine on an iPad2 with iOS 9.3.5. Going forward we will only be able to support iOS 13.x only. Why can’t we be backward compatible?...

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