A common spice found in most pantry’s, nutmeg is used for recipes both savory and sweet. These are some of our favorite recipes that use nutmeg!
Nutmeg is a spice made by grinding the seed of a nutmeg tree into a fine powder. It’s very fragrant and has a slightly sweet and warm taste.
As far as what it’s used for, you can add it to soups, sauces and baked goods. The options are really endless!
You can put it in spicy soups, a meat gravy, ribs, stews and even potato dishes.
While they both have similar properties in warmth and fragrance, they are actually two very different spices. Ground cinnamon is very, very fine, where ground nutmeg generally has larger granules.
They are often used together in man dishes, however. They are both commonly found in many fall dishes, and pair well with flavors like pumpkin and apple.