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Fresh or Dried?


The recipe calls for fresh dill but all you have on hand is dried. Is there a big difference? How do you substitute?

Buying Dried Herbs and Spices


Supermarket seasonings may be easy but they aren't always your best option for freshness and variety. Find out the hows and whys of buying in bulk.

Storing Dried Herbs and Spices


The most frequently asked question about herbs and spices is: How long can you keep them? Find the answer to this and how best to care for your collection here.

Nifty Herb and Spice Gadgets


Gadgets are the cook's toys. Fun to collect but useful too. Here is a list of those with an herbal slant.

Buying and Storing Fresh Herbs


Fresh herbs are a delight in the kitchen. If you don't have window pots, you'll want to treat them kindly. Keep your precious purchases around longer with the tips here.



Basic Guidelines for Seasoning with Herbs and Spices


In response to a popular line of questioning we present this list of basic uses for herbs and spices. May it send you on your way to more creative, tasty cooking adventures.

Here's one that's full of our favorite recipes because we wrote the book! It is also full of information, helpful hints and ideas for using herbs and spices in your kitchen.

This pocket-sized treasure is packed with information that is as helpful at the market as it is in the kitchen.

Handy Herbal Glossary: What does this Mean?


Need to chiffonade your basil or put a bouquet garni in your stew? Find out what these terms mean with this handy herbal glossary.



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