Making your own onion powder at home is a great way to save yourself time, money, and the headache of having to wait to go to the store and buy some more when you run out. It's much healthier, too, as you know exactly what's going into the product you are making, without any chemicals and fillers.
Learn what separate coriander from cilantro. Also a few unexpected applications for the coriander plant. When was it first found, and where is it from. Even a quick and simple spicy Harissa recipe as a bonus!
Did you know that extra virgin olive oil, when used for high temperature cooking, transforms into a poisonous pool of free radicals that ravage the human body? Learn how choosing the right cooking oil can protect your health.
This native of southern Russia, the Mediterranean, and western Africa is sweet, fragrant, versatile, and easy to grow. Join me for hints on how to cultivate and use dill in a variety of dishes.
Turmeric tantalizes our taste buds; can it heal our bodies, as well? Let’s examine the history of this golden spice, its medicinal uses, and how to include it in our diets.
Caraway seeds have a flavorful and interesting taste. They're a great addition to oatmeal, bread, sauerkraut, potato salad, cheese spreads, and other foods.
Peruse this list of 25 common edible flowers to see if any grow in your garden. This includes videos, gorgeous images, nutritional information, and recipe links.
This recipe is about making your own homemade corn silk spice. Corn silk is an amazing food item that is generally overlooked and tossed in the trash. It is the long, silky fibers found inside an ear of corn's husk. It is packed with tons of nutrients and used to treat a variety of maladies.
Star anise is a delicious spice with a strong licorice taste. It's a great flavor enhancer for sweet and savory foods. Choosing the right type is important for safety.
This article will give you the information you need for making your own dried parsley at home. Homemade items are always better, healthier and cheaper than the grocery store. With a simple dehydrator, you can do so much for your family and their diet, including drying your own herbs.
Any food prepared with rosemary is a comfort food. It has a distinct flavor with a calming essence. Find out more about the history and nutritional value of this herb, and try the recipe at the end.
This is a quick, step-by-step guide for harvesting and storing basil, oregano, cilantro, mint, parsley, rosemary, thyme, sage, and chives with pictures.
Thyme has been a symbol of courage since ancient history, carried into battle by Roman soldiers. It was also used to heal people touched by the Black Plague. Included in this article is a recipe for a tasty side dish of mushrooms sauteed with butter, thyme, and lemon juice.
Mint spreads out and graces our gardens all summer long. From mint juleps to garnishing iced sun tea and salads, mint helps us celebrate these longer days and sultry nights by adding a cooling touch to all the foods and drinks we set out on our tables.
In this world, there is no other aroma, flavor, or color like saffron, but what sets it apart from all other spices is how it is harvested. Learn the history of this “red gold” and how to use it in your kitchen.
This easy dry rub recipe is great for all your bbq fish and is especially good with salmon and arctic char. Get ready for summer bbq season and perfect grilled fish.