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Sea Salt and Spice Gift Boxes are back in stock!

Featured: Elements Sea Salt Collection Volume 2

Ready to glam up boring winter meals? The Elements Sea Salt series of gift boxes and Gourmet Spice Collection will help your dinners, appies and even salads taste new and fresh again. Who doesn’t like that idea?!!!

Fresh figs, goat cheese and a sprinkle of Lime Sea Salt top a luscious salad.

Here are some quick links to help you get started on your culinary journey or refill, depending on where you’re at! 🙂

Visit The Muskoka Pantry shop to explore what’s in store.

Global Grillers Kit – perfect for the BBQ King or Queen

Elements Sea Salt Collection Volume 2 – Level UP & take those culinary skills to the next level with this Sea Salt Collection. Fanatical foodies rejoice!

Have any questions? Let me know!

PS. I’m working on a new Spice Collection for you! I may need some taste testers. Let me know if you’re interested!!

xo

Clara

Announcements

Product Update

Just an update regarding the Global Grillers Kit and the Artisan Baking Sea Salts Collection.

There is a back order. Yup, you know it, I make everything by hand but, one key ingredient isn’t available.

I’ll let you know ASAP when I can start shipping those collections ok?! 

There is currently 1 Elements Sea Salt Collection box available . If you`d like it, please follow this link to my Etsy shop to complete your order.

Here is the link for the Elements Sea Salt collection.

Thank you!

Have a great day!

xo

Clara

Elements Sea Salt Collection – perfect gift for the Gourmet Foodie

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Sea Salt, Sugar and Spice

Happy 2020!

How has the start of the new year been for you? I hope that you’ve had a great start and that it continues to be a beautiful year!

You know how much I love baking and cooking, and I especially love trialling new recipes. There’s a new goodie coming out early spring (can’t say yet – don’t want to spoil the surprise)!! However, I would love some help to create the next collection! If you`d like to be on my feedback team, let me know! I have a small Facebook group, check us out! I invite you to check it out!

It`s The Muskoka Pantry Group.

I would love your thoughts on what to make, and what kind of tea and spice collections you`d like me to try next! Thanks for your help!

Big hugs! Clara

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Happy New Year Besties!

Hello over there! I’m interrupting your holiday programming to wish you a Happy New Year … and to share a photo of a gift that my In-Laws made for me this year.  🙂

I hope that you were able to enjoy some special moments with your special people over the holidays, and if you couldn’t be together maybe you were able to Skype, Facetime or text.  

For 2020 I wish that everyone can get what they need. Good health and happiness most of all.

They’re ready!

Okay, so I had to share this photo of my pressie because I thought it was so weird … Leading up to the holidays I seemed to have had a little saying that kept coming out of my mouth.. It was “It’s not what’s under your Christmas tree that matters, it’s who is around your tree.”  Though having said that it can be who’s around your table, your campfire, or who’s around in your life. So, when I opened this gift I was blown away. What do you think? Coincidence or I just didn’t know that I was a HUGE Charlie Brown fan?!

I’m a big fan of Charlie Brown!

HAPPY NEW YEAR!!! Hope you are surrounded by love, light and happiness!!

xo Clara

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Winter Memories in Canada

What’s your favorite winter memory? Not necessarily a Holiday memory.

One of my favorite winter memories is my whole family driving up to our farm in the winter. Our parents didn’t usually take us in the winter. 🥶 It was so beautiful and cold. The farm had the typical super long driveway and it was a deep cold Canadian winter and much to our chagrin, the driveway hadn’t been plowed before we arrived and my Dad had to park “the suburban” at the end of the drive and walk in to the house. We grabbed all that we could carry and walked and walked and walked. I think I made snow angels along the way and though it was cold, everyone was happy and laughing. When we finally got through the door it was all smiles and glasses clinking.

After that I just remember sharing my room w my cousin and thinking how cool is this?! How about you? What’s your favorite winter time memory?

xo Clara

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Zodiac Herbal Tea Collection

Looking for the perfect gift for yourself or that special someone who dreams about being connected more with themselves and the Universe. This collection is for that Gemini, Capricorn, Aries, or you know who!

Herbal loose leaf organic tea featured in a rice paper pouch with tea for a Gemini. Also shows an amethyst water bottle, loose leaf tea infuser with the birth sign constellation, hand stamped spoon with characteristics of the birth sign stamped into the spoon. Also shows a positivity card that belongs to this collection. The colors are purple, blue, white and pink. This is the perfect tea for the connecting with yourself, and the Universe. The collection is based on the Zodiac Signs.
Birth Sign Herbal Tea Collection

Each piece of the collection is thoughtfully curated. The Zodiac Collection encompasses a satisfying collection of organic tea blends, tea infusers and inspired accessories for the spirited woman so that she may feel aligned with her inner universe.

The Muskoka Pantry is known for creating gifts and gift collections that speak to gourmet foodies and spirited adventurers.  The collection is available on the shop site www.etsy.com/ca/shop/TheMuskokaPantry and with local retailers. Click here –> https://www.etsy.com/ca/shop/TheMuskokaPantry here to browse the collection.

Don’t forget to sign up for our emails. That’s where you find out about sales, new collection drops and giveaways!

xo Clara

Recipes

Sweet + Salty Caramels

It’s easier than you think.

I have a sweet tooth and chewy, delightfully sweet and just perfectly salted caramels are a family favorite. It’s that time of year where I totally ramp up the baking and dessert making. I’ve tried to cut back, honestly. It’s never a good idea because people complain. “Did you make butter tarts this year? I can’t wait to have one.” Then there’s the guilt that comes with hearing that someone was looking forward to that one special treat and there’s none left or there were never any made!

Salted caramels are quick and easy to make and great for gift giving.

Get creative with your caramels.

Salted Caramels Recipe

Ingredients:

1.25 sticks of sweet unsalted butter  
1/2 cup sugar
3 tablespoons light corn syrup

1 can of sweetened condensed milk
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract   

 Finishing salts of your choice: Merlot infused or Lime Sea Salt for the more adventurous is delectable, but if you like the traditional salted caramels use our El Salvador Sea Salt for a nice salty crunch.

Directions: 

  1. Line an 8″x 8″ baking pan with foil or parchment paper ( I prefer parchment). Use spray oil or coat the foil with butter prior to pouring caramels to prevent sticking.
  2. In a medium saucepan, melt butter and sugar, stirring constantly. Stir in corn syrup and condensed milk and bring to a boil
  3. Decrease hear to medium-high and simmer, stirring constantly until the mixture achieves a deep golden colour and begins to pull away from the pan. This takes about 10 minutes.
  4. Pour into prepared pan and sprinkle with your choice of Sea Salt. Once completely cook, cut into squares and wrap in parchment paper.
  5. You can try your hand at taking a semi-cooled square of caramel and with butter hands try to roll the piece into a tube. Sprinkle with sea salt.

 I love using my Sea Salts in every day dishes. Need Sea Salt for this recipe? Please see my Etsy shop, see my website or connect with me.

Shop link: The Muskoka Pantry

Website link: Elements Sea Salt Collection Vol. 2 is now available. Limited quantities are available of Vol. 1

Gift Guide LOOK Book

It’s here! It’s finally here!

The Holiday Gift Guide for 2019 is here! Aren’t you excited ? I know I am! After all, it ‘ s the most wonderful time of the year!!!

Simple, clean and delicious goodness in every cup, and every bite.

Grab a cupcake, make a cuppa goodness and check out our easy pairings to make gift giving easy-peasy! Have questions – let me know!

Want to skip this and go straight to our shop click link above.

Shop Teas here → https://www.etsy.com/ca/listing/724862894/gourmet-organic-cinnamon-dulce-de-leche?ref=shop_home_active_9&cns=1
Shop Baking Salts, Spice Collections and Gourmet Sea Salt here →
https://www.etsy.com/ca/listing/734511240/6-organic-sea-salts-gift-box-with?ref=shop_home_active_1&frs=1

Have fun finding the perfect gift for your spirited adventurer, foodie or that kindered Spirit. #Holidayfun #findtheperfectgift #spoilme

xoxo Clara

Recipes

Comfort food – Coconut Lentil Curry

Ready for your quick any-time curry? This is perfect when you’re cold, tired and hungry or just don’t feel like cooking but know you should. Add steamed rice or riced cauliflower or a simple salad to complete this meal.

Coconut Lentil Curry Recipe

Ingredients:

1 1/2 cups yellow lentils rinsed & drained

4 cups water

1 tbls EVOO or coconut oil

1 clove garlic

2-3 finely chopped ginger (or grated)

1 tsp Muskoka Pantry sea salt (or ginger-infused sea salt)

1 tbls Muskoka Pantry’s Indian curry powder

1- 1/2 cups coconut milk

coconut sugar or sweetener to taste

1-2 tbls lime juice

2-3 carrots diced

Method:

Bring water to a boil, add chopped carrots and cook for 7 minutes; add rinsed lentils. Cook an additional 4-5 min. Don’t overcook lentils. 🙁

In a separate pan briefly fry garlic, and ginger until scented. Add salt, curry powder and cook for 1 min.

Lower heat and add *Coconut milk and sugar, stir to combine.

Drain cooked carrots and lentils. *Take 1/4 of carrot and lentil mixture and cool. Once safely cooled add to blender to gently blend. Add this puree AND the unblended lentils to the coconut milk and seasonings.

Season again to taste with sea salt, curry or sugar. Add lime juice and serve with cooked rice or riced cauliflower.

Top with a heaping of cilantro. Or don’t. You choose! Enjoy!

  • You don’t have to blend the carrots and lentils.
  • If you don’t have coconut milk you can substitute vegetable broth, blending the carrots and lentils will make the dish more creamy