The summer savory plant is an aromatic herb with a lovely flavor. It's an annual plant that has many culinary uses and contains antimicrobial chemicals.
Herbs contain leaves, seeds and flowers, that in all or in part are used to flavor foods or to make medicines and perfumes. Our interest is in those that add flavor to foods. Thanks to recipes left by cooks through the ages, we know something of...
Many people overlook spices and herbs when they are preparing a meal, but the health benefits are starting to appear in the public. This article is all about cooking with spices and herbs with a list of the top tips on how to spice up any meal using simple steps.
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The scent of rosemary reminds me of a magical place on the Ligurian Sea. Join me for a visit to this spot on the Italian Riviera, and learn all about this beautiful and delicious herb.
Even good cooks don't know how condiments, herbs, spices, and seasonings are different. Do you know the differences?
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.
What kinds of foods did Jesus eat? While we can't answer definitively, we do know that dill was a valuable herb and spice in Bible times. Learn more about its benefits and uses.
Drying herbs is an easy way to preserve your garden's harvest year round. It's also a very inexpensive way to get dried herbs for very little cost. I dry my herbs in a dehydrator but there are several methods. See how easy it is to dry your own dill weed in the dehydrator.
Cilantro is sometimes called Chinese parsley, but it originates with the coriander plant or the Latin Coriander sativum.