Spiced Right is a cookbook that offers home cooks and gardeners inspiring, well-seasoned recipes to use everyday. It highlights the use of fresh and dried herbs, spices and flavorful condiments to create tasty, healthy dishes. Spiced Right uses straightforward language and techniques to show the home cook how to introduce exciting flavors into the recipes they prepare everyday. From new twists on old favorites like Buffalo Stroganoff and Breakfast Fajitas to the more unusual entries of Mint Pesto Brownies and Fruit Gazpacho, Spiced Right encourages experimentation and creative license. Spiced Right's 157 recipes are organized into ten chapters. Each section begins with a general discussion about the category and highlights the seasonings and techniques employed in the upcoming recipes. Serving ideas, suggestions for changes to meet individual tastes and gardening tips are sprinkled throughout the chapters either as part of the headnotes or in the form of sidebars. The recipes are original, bringing in modern ingredients like whole wheat pastry flour and an abundance of fresh fruits and vegetables that add a healthy twist whenever possible. Vegetarians will find plenty of entries to suit their diet.