Marjoram. Bay leaves. Mace. Coriander.You probably have these located somewhere in your kitchen cabinets, yet you have no idea what these are for. You may have possibly glanced over the label, and can recognize it by its smell, but do you actually know how to use it? For all those Julia Child's and Martin Yan Can Cook's out there, I'm sure you already know that these are Spices and know how to use them, but for the novice chef, you have to take a wild guess and hope that it makes your dish taste better. Sounds familiar, right?
Take a gander at this and your worries should be over. Check this out: The Quick Guide to Every Herb and Spice in the Cupboard .
Now you will know how to use Rosemary to compliment your chicken breast, or even better, you may find out how to get that "kick" in your Marinara sauce. The possibilities are endless!
Eating healthy doesn't mean you have to eat boring, bland foods. It just means you have to be more creative in the kitchen. Now that your equipped w/ the knowledge, go to your kitchen and get busy!
Who's a Spice Girl… or Boy now?
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Theo Paat says
I hope this helps many of you novice chefs out there as you prepare your meals.
What works out for you?