Scenes from a kitchen: spice alphabet

spices

Is it possible for a cook to have too many spices?  I think not.  Feast your eyes on the glory of my alphabetized spice collection….from A (aleppo pepper, allspice, ajwain seeds) to Z (za’ater), all stored in extra-extended drawers in the kitchen island. For too many years, I had a disorganized, plastic-bags-piled-in-boxes spice array, shoved …

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