#SpiceChat is about sharing ideas, tips and recipes so everyone can learn how to put their spice collection to use in tasty and creative ways.
Seattle, WA (PRWEB) October 14, 2011
Twitter is buzzing with #SpiceChat as participants discuss a different spice on the first Wednesday of each month from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time. The fast-paced lively conversation includes everyone from experienced cooks to novices interested in learning. The inspiration for #SpiceChat came after Carol Peterman, owner of TableFare, participated in a number of food chats on Twitter and realized this platform was a perfect place to host a conversation about spices.
“So often people tell me they bought a spice for a particular recipe and now have no idea what to do with the rest of it. #SpiceChat is about sharing ideas, tips and recipes so everyone can learn more about cooking with spices and use their spice collections in new tasty and creative ways.” - Carol Peterman
The monthly chat is co-hosted by Wendy Bobker of My Spice Sage, an online specialty spice retailer based in New York City (myspicesage.com). The two work together to select the topic each month and facilitate the conversation during the chat by posting discussion questions along with tips and facts throughout the hour.
“#SpiceChat is a fun social way to explore the flavor and wide variety of uses for a particular spice. Though Carol and I facilitate the chat, it quickly takes on a life of its own as participants share their tips and recipes. The spontaneous conversations and sharing of ideas are what make #SpiceChat so fun and interesting.” – Wendy Bobker
Typically 50 to 100 Twitter users participate in #SpiceChat. Food bloggers and food magazines are encouraged to share links to recipes on their sites that highlight the spice being discussed.
“Participants are interested in discovering new online food and cooking resources. For anyone publishing recipes, #SpiceChat is another place to get noticed and interact with readers interested in your content.” – Carol Peterman
To facilitate this, a #SpiceChat recap is posted on TableFare.com so participants can reference all the tips and visit the recipe links at their leisure after the chat.
The next #SpiceChat is Wednesday November 2nd at 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time. The topic will be all types of peppercorns and everyone is welcome to participate.
TableFare LLC is a Seattle-based company formed by Carol and David Peterman. TableFare offers unique kitchen products that combine the best of form and function to create superior usability and beauty. The company's first product is SpiceCare; ingenious new spice storage containers. SpiceCare received the 2010 Good Design Award from the Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design and the European Center for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies