As the iconic slogan states, we’ve come along way in the last five years! I know this may sound cliché, but it really does feel just like yesterday that we were filling our first spice jars at our kitchen table in Clarkville, Colorado. Looking back on that time, I never really expected our little side business would end up being the sole enterprise for both my husband B.J. and myself. We have been ... Continue Reading about “You’ve Come a Long Way, Baby”: Celebrating Five Years at High Plains Spice Company!
The kids are back to school and (all too) soon the days and nights will turn cold. This is the time of year the cold and flu viruses runs rampant between children and adults alike, no one safe! A good immune system is our first and best line of defense against these viruses so what can we do to help boost it during these Russian roulette days known as cold and flu season? There are a plethora of ... Continue Reading about Cold and Flu Brew Tea to >Help< Save the Day!
Summer cooking is often defined by sizzling steaks, delicious salads and lots of cold drinks. Whether you’re the one firing up the grill, or just in charge of bringing an all-important side dish to the family barbecue, here are a few culinary guidelines that will help make your summertime cookout that much more memorable! Happy grilling! Season with an Acid- In addition to adding salt to boost ... Continue Reading about Summertime Cooking Tips
Curious what are the best seasonings for summer and how to use them? We have compiled a list of our 7 ultimate summer seasonings below. Cheers to a delicious summer! Caribbean Spice: If you can’t swing a trip to the islands this summer, bring some island flavors to your table instead! Invoking thoughts of sunny skies and sandy beaches, our Caribbean Spice is a great compliment to whatever you may ... Continue Reading about The Ultimate 7 Summer Seasonings
What’s Going On With Vanilla? Second only to saffron in cost of production, vanilla has always been a pricey spice. However, in the last seven years vanilla prices have skyrocketed, increasing almost 400x since 2011 (for premium vanilla beans). So what’s going on? Although vanilla is native to Mexico, and is grown commercially in many places around the globe, about ¾ (79%) of the world’s ... Continue Reading about Vanilla Prices – So What’s Going On?