Herbs & Spices
A look at the history of Paprika. Guidelines for using it today.
Cilantro not only tastes good, but is good for you. The cilantro is the green part of the plant and the seeds that are picked from the plant are coriander. Cilantro is used in both Asian and South American foods.
Arguably the most popular and tasty herb/spice in the kitchen. Discover how to use it and where to get it!
Fresh herbs add great flavor to a meal. Using an Italian chopping knife, called a mezzaluna, saves time by cutting any herb with ease.
A lot of great information here about the most popular spices and herbs around the world. Cooking tips, growing tips, storage tips, buying tips, recipes for spice blends, photos, and videos included!
No spice lover should skip culinary lavender. That's especially so for spice fanatics who like a dash of hotness in their desserts. If you think mixing a bit of pepper into chocolate is an amazing idea, you may love...
Basil - A simple plant with a complicated life story. Let me tell you about the history of this fragrant deer-proof herb, and I will share some recipes with you along the way.
Learn what's so special about Andean pink salt. Is it really better than table salt? How is it best used in the kitchen? Find out what's all the hype behind artisanal sea salt.
Garam Masala is not a spice, but rather a spice blend common throughout India. The spices that comprise the garam masala blend vary by region and individual household. No Indian cuisine would be complete without Garam...
Discover the best ways to use fresh herbs. See a chart comparing their nutrition facts and how to prepare and store them. Get the Great Herb Guide.
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