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Spice It Up! Anise

Wednesday, December 14, 2022
Anise is one of the oldest known spice plants. It smells and tastes like star anise, fennel, licorice, and tarragon.

December 14, 2022

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Wednesday, December 14, 2022
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Berlin-Peck Memorial Library
234 Kensington Road
Berlin, CT

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    Kit includes a sample of a new spice as well as information sheets and a few recipes to try.

    Whichever recipe you choose, we hope you’ll snap a picture of your finished recipe and share it and your thoughts with us via email, or on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram.


    About the Herb/Spice

    Anise is one of the oldest known spice plants. It smells and tastes like star anise—not actually the same plant!—fennel, licorice, and tarragon. It is used to flavor food, candy, and alcoholic drinks, especially around the Mediterranean.


    Place Your Hold

    Supplies are limited. Placing a hold on a spice kit does not guarantee that you will receive one.

    Once all of the kits are reserved, there will be a waiting list. If a kit is not picked up after 5 days, it will go to the next person on the list.

    1. Click Register Now to see available spice kits.
      • Previous kits may still be available!
    2. Click Request It next to the kit you want.
    3. Sign in with your library card number and PIN.
      • If you haven’t set a PIN, leave PIN field blank, and it will ask you to set a new PIN.
      • If you can’t remember your PIN, contact the library at 860-828-7126.
    4. Make sure “I would like to pick up this title from” says Berlin-Peck Memorial Library.
      • We do not send spice kits out via inter-library loan.
    5. Click Submit.

    To have a Librarian place your hold, call 860-828-7126.


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    The Berlin-Peck Memorial Library, as a public place, reserves the right to photograph and record groups and individuals using library services and attending library programs, and to publish those photographs and videos publicly in its newsletter and on social media outlets. Please contact 860-828-7125 with questions.

    Accommodations Statement

    If you require special accommodation for any library sponsored event, please call 860-828-7125 or email at least ten (10) days prior to the event.