Monthly Archives: November 2011

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Oven Roasted Curry Green Beans

2 pounds fresh haricots vert or very slender green beans 2 Tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1 ¼ teaspoons Organic Madras Curry Blend    Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste      Preheat oven to 450°F (425°F convect).  Wash … Continue reading

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Moroccan Spiced Sweet Potato Wedges

2 large sweet potatoes, skins scrubbed clean, or peeled if desired 2 Tablespoons Extra virgin olive oil 2 teaspoons Organic Ras al Hanout (use a bit more for a spicier dish!) Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper Preheat oven to … Continue reading

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Michigan Holiday Cooler

 1 ½ cups cranberry juice 1 Tablespoon Great Lakes Tea & Spice Mulling Spice Blend 1 cup Vernors or other ginger ale Pomegranate seeds for garnish, optional  Place cranberry juice in a small saucepan with mulling spices and heat over … Continue reading

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Organic Manitou Masala Chai Brownies

  2 heaped Tablespoon Organic Manitou Masala Chai Tea          4 eggs 1/4 cup milk                                                                  2 teaspoons vanilla extract 4 ounces unsweetened chocolate                                  1 cup flour 1 cup butter                                                                    1/2 teaspoon salt  2 cups sugar                                                                    1 cup chopped nuts      In a … Continue reading

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Tuscan Bird – Using our Tuscan Rub

Simply rub your Turkey with butter or our California Extra Virgin Olive Oil liberally and rub on our Tuscan Rub in the same fashion.   Bake as cooking instructions provide and serve alongside of some garlic mashed potatoes prepared with our … Continue reading

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Easy Smoked Bird – Two Smoked Seasalt Options

For that traditional smoked flavor without having to slow-smoke, rub your bird with butter and then modestly with our Fishtown Smoked sea salt or Fumee de Sel Chardonnay Smoked Seasalt and a dusting of our Herbs de Leelanau.  For the … Continue reading

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Aged Fig Balsamic Lacquered Bird

Combine 1 cup of Aged Fig Balsamic Vinegar with 1/2 cup of Honey Beads Sweetener and 2 tbsp Sel Gris sea salt and simmer for 15 min. Use reduction to paint turkey skin every 15 minutes during the last hour of … Continue reading

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Oaxacan Bird – Flavor Suggestion

Rub your Turkey (or any other bird) liberally  with our aromatic Oaxacan Coffee Rub, dry (no oil or butter) so that the Demerara sugar in the blend will carmalize on the skin.  Bake as instructed.  Serve alongside of grilled roasted corn … Continue reading

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Tea

Amazing Power of Two Tea Favorites

Thanks to the retail mojo around the Holidays, I have been traveling down the road for months now, enticing people to buy our tea and spice products at Holiday gift shows all over the USA.  I have been from Columbus to Houston and … Continue reading

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GLTS Updates

GLTS Holiday Goal 2011

GLTS is committed to reducing paper wastes and costs associated with sending out catalogs and mailers. This year, our 6th in business, we have enhanced our website significantly in an effort to not only provide our customers with a better, … Continue reading

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