Tidewater Times

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Spices Spark the Season also, that spices can be stored in the freezer. When I lived in Oxford, my family would often make wild game the entrĂŠe. It is a delicacy to enjoy during the holiday season, whether you bring it home yourself or share in the bounty of a friend or neighbor. That is exactly what Harold Jump did ~ as a friend, he shared his bounty with us, his neighbors. His recipe is wonderful and full of spices to enjoy!

Step into many homes during the holiday season and you’ll know why cinnamon, cloves and nutmeg are popular spices. When they are baked into rice dishes and holiday cookies, simmered in hot fruit casseroles or mixed into bowls of potpourri, these wonderful spices are most inviting. To keep your spices from losing their fragrance, be sure to store them in airtight containers away from heat or light. Remember,