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Nutmeg is a warm seasoning and spice obtained from the large seed of an Indonesian tree. When dried, the “nut” can be heard rattling inside when the shell is shaken. The fragrant nutmeg is sometimes used whole in potpourri, but is finely ground when used as spice. The warm and slightly bitter flavor of nutmeg goes a long way, so only a little is needed or it will overpower foods and beverages. Nutmeg is a baking spice used to flavor breads, cakes, cookies and pastries. It is also used to season game meats, soups, and various beverages.

Ground Nutmeg, 1/4 lb

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  • Nutmeg has a long history of use as a spice, with recorded evidence that the ancient Romans and Greeks enjoyed its warm, aromatic flavor and aroma.

    Ground nutmeg stores well as long as it kept away from direct light and heat, and offers an easy way to dispense the spice into foods and beverages. In addition to being a popular spice in Middle Eastern cuisine, nutmeg pairs especially well with potato, spinach, pasta, cheese, sausage, ground beef, pumpkin and hot cereals.

    The dried wild yam root is used to produce decoctions and tinctures, as well as infusions for topical use.

     
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