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  • Recipe

    Orange-Scented Mulled Wine

    This traditional cold-weather drink is just what its name implies (to mull means to warm and spice): wine, usually red, infused with sugar, citrus, and spices, served warm. A seasonal…

  • Recipe

    Star Anise & Rosemary Rib-Eye Steak

    In an unusual but inspired twist, this recipe combines the decidedly Eastern flavor of star anise with a very Western herb: fresh rosemary. For a quick and delicious second meal, grill…

  • Recipe

    Anise-Raisin Focaccia

    This classic sweet topping turns plain focaccia into a treat for brunch, tea, or an afternoon snack. This version gets its kick from anise liqueur. 

  • Article

    Star Anise

    Jennifer Armentrout discusses a little-know Asian spice. You'll learn what it is, how to use it, and how to buy and store it.

  • Recipe

    Peach Cobbler with Star Anise

    Star anise is usually sold in the supermarket spice section. To grind it, put the whole spice in a spice or coffee grinder. I find that 1/8 tsp. isn’t detectable…

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    Sautéed Shrimp with Orange, Basil & Pernod


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    Roasted Red Bell Pepper Soup with Star Anise

    I like to serve this soup with a drizzle of extra-virgin olive oil and a splash of really flavorful vinegar on each serving. It’s also delicious served cold, and it…

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    Fig & Anise Ice Cream

    Leaving on the fig skins makes for an even more intense flavor. You'll need an ice-cream machine.

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