Seasonal Fusion

Contemporary holiday fare incorporates spicy and sweet flavor profiles

Implications - Flavor fusions are becoming commonplace as the food and beverage industry continues to cater to more experimental tastes. Traditional autumnal flavors are being updated with spicy, smoky flavors that renew classic holiday dishes. This shift speaks to the importance of modernizing traditions to stay on par with current taste preferences.
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Smoky Ginger Molasses Cookies - These Spicy Cookies are Made Using Whole Cardamom Pods
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Average 371 Clicks Pub: Oct 21, 15
Smoky Ginger Molasses Cookies
These Spicy Cookies are Made Using Whole Cardamom Pods
The ‘Reclaiming Provincial’ blog has put together a recipe for smoky ginger molasses cookies. With fall in full swing, many home bakers are pulling out their favorite autumnal spices.... [More]
Spicy Caramel Sauces - This Caramel Sauce Recipe is Infused with Whiskey and Sriracha
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Mild 412 Clicks Pub: Oct 20, 15
Spicy Caramel Sauces
This Caramel Sauce Recipe is Infused with Whiskey and Sriracha
The smoky flavor of whiskey and the spiciness of Sriracha sauce have long been a favorite flavor pairing, but this caramel sauce recipe from the Olives for Dinner blog adds a sweet element to the... [More]
Spicy Squash-Flavored Salsas - Mrs. Renfro's Pumpkin Salsa Puts a Seasonal Twist on a Familiar Dip
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This Year and Warm 122 Clicks Pub: Sep 1, 16
Spicy Squash-Flavored Salsas
Mrs. Renfro's Pumpkin Salsa Puts a Seasonal Twist on a Familiar Dip
Renfro Foods recently debuted a new Pumpkin Salsa to satisfy the insatiable appetite for pumpkin-flavored food products. While pumpkin may already be ubiquitous with lattes and other sweet treats,... [More]
Vibrant Halloween Cocktails - Three Six Six's Cocktail for Halloween is Exotic and Colorful
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This Year and Average 197 Clicks Pub: Oct 27, 16
Vibrant Halloween Cocktails
Three Six Six's Cocktail for Halloween is Exotic and Colorful
Inspired by the spookiest season of the year, London’s Three Six Six bar put together a festive cocktail for Halloween called ‘La Ofrenda Espolon.’ Unlike many Halloween... [More]
Dessert-Infused Liquors - This Dry Gin is Designed to Mimic the Taste of Hot Cross Buns
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Mild 291 Clicks Pub: Mar 22, 16
Dessert-Infused Liquors
This Dry Gin is Designed to Mimic the Taste of Hot Cross Buns
Just in time for Easter, an English distillery has released a dry gin that mimics the taste of hot cross buns. While most people associate Easter with chocolate and pastel-colored treats, the... [More]
Chewy Chai Cookies - This Cinnamon Sugar-Rolled Snickerdoodle Recipe is a Spiced Fall Treat
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Untested 47 Clicks Pub: Oct 22, 15
Chewy Chai Cookies
This Cinnamon Sugar-Rolled Snickerdoodle Recipe is a Spiced Fall Treat
This tea-inspired snickerdoodle recipe makes an autumnally appropriate cookie. From the food blog Crepes of Wrath, the chewy chai snickerdoodles are topped with a crunchy cinnamon sugar that will... [More]
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