Ever wonder where the spices you're using in holiday cooking or baking originated? Before they found their way to your kitchen cabinet? Well, we're going on a bit of a global adventure to find the answers.
Al Goetze recently retired from his job as a spice buyer for McCormick & Company, a career that took him all over the world tracking down spices.
We'll hear about the process of procuring spices and about popular holiday seasonings, like cinnamon, vanilla and nutmeg.
Have a question about your favorite seasoning? Post it below!
And once those spices have made their across-the-world journey to your home, how might you use them? We'll also hear from cookbook author Marialisa Calta.
Post your spice questions or comments below, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Correction 12/17/2017 1:41 p.m. A previous version of this post misspelled Al Goetze's last name. It has been corrected.
Broadcast live on Monday, Dec. 18, 2017 at noon; rebroadcast at 7 p.m.