Nutmeg

Nutmeg is useful for more than just eggnog. Though we often associate it with sweet foods, nutmeg is used in savory dishes in Asian, Indian, Middle Eastern and European cuisine. It’s also especially useful for flavoring soups, sauces and potato dishes. Nutmeg pairs wonderfully with vegetables like cauliflower, string beans, spinach and Brussels sprouts. It’s an essential spice for quiche and works well with cream or cheese sauces for pasta.   Historically, nutmeg has been used for a number of medicinal purposes. In fact, during Elizabethan times, people believed that nutmeg c..

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