Cloves are an unopened flower bud from an Indonesian tree. They are used as a spice in food dishes, and also have health and household uses. Cloves are one of the most versatile spices out there, and every pantry should have fresh and ground cloves on stand–by for various uses. Cloves are most commonly used to flavor food and have a strong, spicy flavor with a warm to hot taste. Because of its strong taste and aroma, a very little goes a long way in food.
Cloves are one of the most common spices in the world and are used in dishes like ham, fruit pies, chutneys and more. In addition to being a spice for foods, cloves make a tasty addition to various winter drinks such as mulled wine and warm cider. Not only can cloves be used for culinary purposes there are also numerous uses for cloves in the household, from shooing away pests, to creating a lovely fragrance in the home. Cloves have even been known to help stop the pain from a toothache temporarily by biting down on them. Be sure not to swallow!
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