(KAR duh muhm) An aromatic spice with a flowery sweetness that's a little like ginger but much more subtle. Cardamom pods are the fruit of a plant in the ginger family. Each pod contains clusters of tiny, hard, black seeds.


  1. Cardamom -Cheddar Straws

    Justin Devillier upgrades classic Southern cheese straws with Sharifi's Iranian spices at his New Orleans restaurant La Petite Grocery. He sometimes swaps out the cardamom for equal amounts of ground coriander or fennel seed. "I've always assumed cheese straws originated in the Carolinas," says ...

  2. Cardamom Baked Pears

    Warm or chilled, these lightly spiced baked pears make a luscious low-fat dessert. If you don't have ground cardamom on hand, try sprinkling the pear halves with nutmeg, cinnamon, ginger, or allspice for a different flavor twist.

  3. Cardamom -Crumb Coffee Cake

    Cardamom's distinctive floral and spice aroma makes for a delicious and unique coffee cake. A member of the ginger family, it is widely used in the baking of Scandinavia and the dishes of Eastern India. If you prefer to go more traditional, cinnamon also works wonderfully in this cake.

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  1. Watermelon Granita with Cardamom Syrup

    Tue, 8 Jul 2014

    and a sprinkle of salt and now, Watermelon Granita with Cardamom Syrup . Click here for our watermelon granita with cardamom syrup I’ve long known how beautifully warm, aromatic cardamom pairs with sweets, but this was my first time tasting it with

  2. Preserving Fall Flavors: Pear Cardamom Jam

    Tue, 30 Sep 2014

    example: It is delicately spiced with cardamom pods and a little honey, adding some ..... the recipe for pear jam with green cardamom here The original recipe calls for a lot of sugar ..... about now. Get the recipe for Pear- Cardamom Jam here.

  3. Healthy and Decadent Dessert: Broiled Grapefruit with Honey, Vanilla & Cardamom

    Mon, 21 Apr 2014

    recipe for Broiled Grapefruit Topped with Honey, Vanilla and Cardamom sounded like a decadent treat that also happened to be a healthy ..... grapefruit . It compliments the tartness of the fruit. The dash of cardamom really gives the dish a pop of unexpected flavor and makes it seem

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  1. What is Cardamom -Counter Intelligence

    Fri, 15 Mar 2013

    Oh, my cardamom . I don't mean cardigan. I don't mean cardamom . I just mean cardamom . So spicy and aromatic, I'm just a cardamom , love and addict. It's in the Middle East or Scandinavia, all those sweets, that's a lot of flavor

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    Oh, my cardamom . I don't mean cardigan. I don't mean cardamom . I just mean cardamom . So spicy and aromatic, I'm just a cardamom , love and addict. It's in the Middle East or Scandinavia, all those sweets, that's a lot of flavor. Hanging [unk] ginger and the bamboo tree. [unk] my chunky taste that cannot be beat. You could try it in green and sweetened flavor. You don't love that taste, then just like normal or try it in black, it's gold and smoky. It's wonderful [unk] joky. Cardamom , oh my cardamom . Cardamom .

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  1. gluten-free cardamom apple bread

    Wed, 27 Jan 2016

    sleep. And my first thought, upon waking? Cardamom and orange zest. I love the warmth of cardamom , the nuttiness of it, the green and slight ..... s wonderful. But I have always felt that cardamom is underused in baking. There’s something

  2. Massaman Curry with Peanuts, Potatoes, and Cardamom

    Thu, 19 Mar 2015

    Warm spices of cinnamon, cardamom , cloves, and nutmeg add a hint of sweetness to this spicy vegan Massaman curry with peanuts, potatoes, and cardamom . Call me a creature of habit (I am), but at Thai restaurants I always order the red curry

  3. Cherry "Sundaes" with Greek Yogurt, Pistachios and Cardamom Cream

    Wed, 13 Jun 2012

    with Greek Yogurt, Pistachios and Cardamom Cream. We've been buying a lot of ..... your sundaes really fancy, go with the cardamom cream. It gives an exotic twist to the ..... cherries. Or keep things easy and ditch the cardamom cream and just top with a dollop of more

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How To

  1. How to Make Iced Coffee

    Sat, 1 Jan 2000

    Freeze Revive with a cool cup of Joe that's lower in calories and fat than similar recipes. Spiced Coffee and Cream Sipper Cardamom and cloves season the coffee used in this drink. It's mixed with ice cream to create a frothy cooler that's great for

  2. How to Make Cupcakes

    Sat, 1 Jan 2000

    mix. Black Walnut Cupcakes Turn old-fashioned black walnut cake into cupcakes. These mini desserts are gently spiced with cardamom , while walnut extract boosts the nuttiness. Double-Chocolate Malt-Shop Cupcakes with Cherry-Vanilla Buttercream These

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