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Step 3: In a separate bowl, combine the flours, cornstarch, xanthan gum, baking soda, baking powder, salt, cinnamon, cloves, and nutmeg.
In an 8-by-8-inch baking dish, combine fruit, sugar, nutmeg, cinnamon and vanilla; mix well.
Pulse powdered sugar, whole wheat flour, cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice, clove, kosher salt, and 2¾ cups all-purpose flour in a food processor to combine.
Into a medium bowl, sift together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, ginger, and nutmeg.
Both pastas, made in-house, were cooked al dente, swimming in nuanced notes of nutmeg (Alfredo) and salt (carbonara).
Sprinkle the nutmeg, flour, and baking powder over the mixture.
The pain killer is the most famous cocktail in the BVIs, created with Pusser's rum, pineapple and orange juice, cream of coconut, and fresh nutmeg mmmmm.
Beyond the meat, frankfurters have a trace of smoke, a touch of garlic and a hum of warm spice from paprika, coriander, clove or nutmeg.
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Did You Know?
Nutmeg is native to the Moluccas, Indonesian islands in the Malay Archipelago of Southeast Asia. The word nutmeg, however, comes from Old Occitan, a Romance language spoken in southern France during the latter half of the Middle Ages. Old Occitan "noz muscada" combines "noz" ("nut"), from Latin nuc-, nux, with "muscada," a feminine form of muscat, meaning "musky." The history of "muscat" can in turn be traced back through Late Latin, Greek, and Middle Persian to a Sanskrit word meaning "mouse."
NUTMEG Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of nutmeg for English Language Learners
: a spice made from the hard seed of a tropical tree and used in cooking and baking
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