Spices hold intrigue and romance. Their allure initiated the Age of Exploration, fueled piracy and set forth chains of reaction that shaped civilizations. Bold statements for what is today considered common household staples. But that’s the point. Spices’ exotic stories, sensual connections, and international flair have never disappeared.

What about you? What intrigues you most about spices…or not?

And yes, I know I said “sensual connections” but use the true meaning of the word ‘sensory.’   Let’s keep this blog rated PG-13!