“If you’re afraid of butter, use cream.” – Julia Child
And now introducing you to something that will change how you cook! Forget about trying to come up new ways to make better tacos, pot roasts or dips. Trust me here, and just order some of their spice collections and make your life easier!
I’d like to introduce you to A Spice Above. The idea is simple, which is why it’s so great. They sell spice packages to make cooking easier. And in their own words – A Spice Above Gourmet Dips are a true taste sensation that will enhance any dish. Whether you are using them as a dip, marinade, dressing, spread or cooking spices,the flavors will make all your dishes “A Spice Above”. Our spice blends are crafted from the finest ingredients available, they are all Natural, Low Carb, MSG, Preservative and Gluten free (With the exception of Hearty Bacon Cheddar). We currently offer 21 delicious and versatile blends that can be shipped directly to you!
All their dips are everything we expect from a Colorado based company. Good, healthy, and clean food is what they’re about and they don’t disappoint. Here’s a few of their recipes for you to try for yourself!
Best Ever Taco’s
2 Lbs lean ground beef
1 Can Rotel (medium)
1 cup water
1 Package Jumpin’ Hot Jalapeno or Tango Taco, Beat The Heat Habenaro or Cha Cha Chipoltle (Depending on flavor preference)
Brown ground beef in a large skillet, drain excess fat. Pour the Rotel, water and Spice package in a blender a mix until smooth. Pour over the ground beef and bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer for 20 – 25 minutes or until the liquid has cooked off. Let the meat cool slightly and server with your favorite taco fixins’.
Easy Tomato Basil Pasta
1/2 package of the Tuscan Tomato Basil
1/2 cup olive oil
4 boneless skinless chicken breasts or 1 lb Italian sausage
1/2 package angel hair pasta
1/4 cup freshly grated parmesan cheese
Place the spice mix in a bowl and pour the olive oil b over and blend, allow the spice to saturate for about 30 minutes.
If you are using chicken, wash the chicken and pat dry. Cut in to 1/2″ uniform pieces, salt and pepper to taste. Add 2 tablespoon of olive oil in a frying pan and heat to medium heat. Add the chicken pieces and cook stirring occasionally 10 to 12 minutes until golden brown.
For sausage: Cut the sausage into 1/2″ pieces and cook over medium heat 14 to 16 minutes or until sausage is evenly browned.
Cook pasta according to package directions and lightly drain.
Toss the chicken, pasta and olive oil mixture in a large bowl. Sprinkle with the parmesan and serve. Serves 4.
Garlic Slow Cooker Pot Roast
5 – 6Lbs Roast (any cut will work)
12 baby red potatoes; washed skins on
2 yellow onions quartered
1 small package whole cremini mushrooms
1 1/2 cups baby carrots
1 1/2 cups water
1 package Oven Roasted Garlic
Salt and pepper to taste
Place the roast in the center of the slow cooker crock (fat side up; if applicable). Place potatoes, onions, carrots and mushrooms (in that order written) around the roast. Salt and pepper to taste, sprinkle the package of Oven Roasted Garlic over all ingredients. Pour the water into the slow cooker, try to avoid washing the garlic mixture from the other ingredients.
Set the slow cooker to low and let cook for approximately 8 hours.
Remove all ingredients from the slow cooker and place on a large serving platter. Remove liquid from the slow cooker and drizzle over the platter. Place the remaining liquid in a gravy boat and serve as a au jus sauce with the meal.
Getting a hold of A Spice Above Is Easy!
P: (720) 312-1439
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