If that can of beans is looking a little dull, or if you've had enough of your rice, Milk Street Director of Education Rosemary Gill has a technique that will seriously upgrade any pantry staple: blooming spices. To see this technique in action, watch Rosie make a chili oil and an infusion from whole spices—two, simple ways to bloom spices that will serve as a template to use 100 different ways.