The McCormick Look Book

April 22, 2012 by  
Filed under Blog Tours, Featured, Product Reviews

I am always on the look out for new recipes to try. I especially like changing up some of the standing recipes that we have in our house. I am addicted to flipping through recipes online and I love having the internet as a resource to create new things for my family.

McCormick has been a long standing name in my kitchen. Over half of my spice selection contains McCormick, my baking cabinet has vanilla, various flavored extracts, cinnamon, and nutmeg all with the classic red McCormick lid and name. McCormick also has a great resource online called the Look Book that has some really great recipes using some of McCormick’s great spices and extracts. I went looking around at all their great Spring Recipes to try and the photos all had me drooling on my keyboard.

 

They have a little bit of everything from breakfast to dessert. We were sent some of McCormick’s great products to make one of the recipes shown in the Look Book. Although, I saved about 10 of the recipes to make for a later date, I chose one of the healthier recipes available, the Very Vanilla Fruit Salad, since I am on a weight loss mission.  Fruit salad, is one of my favorite things to make during the Summer and when fruits become in season.  The McCormick Look book offered a new twist on our family favorite by adding vanilla and powdered sugar to your fruit salad.  I usually just toss with some fruit saver and serve it, so the vanilla was a unique twist.  This particular recipe was easy to throw together, and the vanilla gave the fruit a really nice subtle taste difference. The boys and I ate the whole fruit salad in a sitting and I will definitely be making this again in the near future.

Ours turned out lovely, and I love all the vibrant colors of the fruit and the subtle vanilla taste.

All the the recipes in the McCormick Look Book offered easy variations on products that we already use in our home.  I like that I can pin recipes, print them and save them for a later date.  Another great thing about the McCormick Look Book is that they offer images of all the recipes available, which is the first thing I look for when making something new.  The Vanilla Rich Chip Cake, will be next on on my list to celebrate when I lose my first ten pounds.  Check out McCormick’s Look Book, there are some great recipe ideas.

 

“I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for McCormick. I received product samples and a promotional item to thank me for participating”

 

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Comments

24 Responses to “The McCormick Look Book”
  1. That looks just amazing, and I love a splash of vanilla in my fruit salad anyhow. Their Spring look book is INCREDIBLE!

  2. That looks really fresh and tasty. Perfect for a child’s birthday party.

  3. Donna says:

    What a light, refreshing, and healthy fruit salad! Love McCormick!

  4. Marcie W. says:

    I love fresh fruit and that added vanilla sounds perfect!

  5. Theresa says:

    This looks so good! Love the photo.

  6. Lolo says:

    That fruit salad looks amazing!

  7. I made the fruit salad and it was so yummy

  8. Louise says:

    wow it looks yummy

  9. Megan says:

    I love McCormick!

  10. Tammy says:

    I love fruit salad. I need to check out that book.

  11. This looks very delicious!

  12. Never tried vanilla in my fruit salad. Sounds yummy!

  13. Courtney says:

    Mmm that looks yummy!

  14. Kathleen says:

    Yum! That fruit salad looks great!

  15. YUM! Such a great photo.

  16. What a beautiful summer treat!

  17. HilLesha says:

    This blog tour was so fun!

  18. Christy Cullip says:

    When it comes to Salads, i always love fruit salad and russian salad. :

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  19. Michael Kendrick says:

    I love your products, but I’ve purchased some grinders lately and they seem to clog too soon, there’s still 2/3 of the product left. Guys gotta work on that. I’m surprised you R&D guys didn’t catch it. :-)

    Thanks for listening
    Mike

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