Best Cloves Recipes
For entertaining, TV chef Carla Hall glazes a spiral-cut ham with apple cider, brown sugar, mustard, bourbon and sweet spices.
Butter Cookies with Clove Sugar
Spiced Pickled Beets
Pickled beets spiced with cinnamon, bay leaves, allspice and cloves are the perfect cocktail snack.
Rosé Sangria with Cranberries and Apples
This strong but not overly sweet sangria is nicely spiced with cinnamon, anise and cloves and it has just enough crushed red pepper to give it a tiny kick.
Mushroom Chorizo Quesadillas
The complexity of guajillo chiles, sweet clove, smoky cumin, Mexican oregano and finely minced mushrooms combine to create a delicious vegetarian chorizo filling for these quesadillas. The chorizo is easy to prepare and versatile? great for tacos or scrambled with eggs.
The squash here gets tossed with pumpkin-pie spices (cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves) and glazed with coconut milk.
Pork Rib Roast with Sweet Onion Puree and Crisp Sage Tempura
Govind Armstrong adores the variety of heady spices in his aromatic brine, which includes cloves, juniper and mustard seeds. He often uses them to flavor a whole rack of pork, which he finds easier to cook than individual chops. He also likes to finish the rack on a grill to add smoky flavor.
Wylie Dufresne slow-cooks onions with cloves to produce a sweet and fragrant condiment that's great with grilled steak, chicken or pork.