Spices Vs Herbs – What’s the Difference?

What is the difference between spices and herbs? Herbs are a synonym for spices and are leafy plant materials. Spices are seed-like substances, while herbs are not. Although this distinction may be a simple one, it’s not always true. Read on to learn the differences between herbs and spices and how to use them. Fresh … More Spices Vs Herbs – What’s the Difference?

Why You Should Make Your Own Spice And Seasoning Mixes

While there are many benefits of buying spice blends from stores, there are also some advantages to making your own. Making your own blends can save you money, enhance the taste of your food, and make excellent gifts. And what’s more, most of them are free from salt or sodium, making them low-calorie and salt-free. … More Why You Should Make Your Own Spice And Seasoning Mixes

Cooking – The Best Tarragon Substitutes

In cooking, tarragon is an essential part of the recipe. Its distinctive anise-licorice flavor makes it a favorite herb among many cooks. As with other herbs, tarragon is an acquired taste, so it is important to experiment with substitutes until you find the one that works best in your recipe. To choose the best tarragon … More Cooking – The Best Tarragon Substitutes

Gardening – An Introduction To Cilantro And Coriander

Cilantro (also known as “Chinese parsley,“ “Coriander leaf” or “fresh coriander”) refers to the fresh leaf and Coriander which is the name for the seeds are parts of the same plant. We tend to think of the leaves as “herbs” and the seeds and roots as “spices.” However, in much of the world, the entire … More Gardening – An Introduction To Cilantro And Coriander

Steak Seasoning Mix

I find that many commercial seasoning mixes rely on the use of too much salt, so, with a little experimentation, I have settled on this seasoning mix as my go-to mix for beef; especially, for steak, roast beef, and finger streaks. Steak Seasoning Mix Ingredients 1 tablespoon Bay leaf (crushed or ground small) 1 tablespoon … More Steak Seasoning Mix