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Variety of spices adds life to meal

Chicken is prepared with cinnamon, ginger, and cloves. Cayenne pepper provides just a hint of heat. Serve with couscous. Chicken is prepared with cinnamon, ginger, and cloves. Cayenne pepper provides just a hint of heat. Serve with couscous. (Food styling/Karoline Boehm Goodnick; Yoon S. Byun/Globe Staff)
March 26, 2008

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Some people think that using spices in cooking is tricky. It may be because spice often means hot, or because so many spices aren't common. You can find some names that are completely unknown (how about "fenugreek"?) and others, like cinnamon, that seem to belong to baked goods. (Full article: 194 words)

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