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Chervil

Posted by ila nguyen on

  Chervil, or French Parsley, is what makes restaurant food so snazzy - this fine little leaf adds just enough herbaceousness to mild dishes like poultry, fish, and soups. Chervil has a very delicate flavor profile, and should only be added right before the finish. And how does it taste? It tastes like a dainty parsley with a little hint of anise! So how would we go about using our Organic Chervil? Here’s some ideas for starters: sprinkle it on top of velvety soups like Cream of Mushroom, Carrot Ginger, or Vichyssoise. toss some popcorn with sea salt, melted butter,...

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Detox Spices

Posted by ila nguyen on

Spices and herbs have always been use as medicine; to this day Ayurvedic and Chinese apothecaries prescribe them to cure ailments and detoxify the body. Here’s what some spices are purpotrated to do. Before you include them in your diet, make sure to consult your physician to confirm that they won’t interfere with your current medications or conditions! Turmeric contains curcumin, which has anti-inflammatory properties. One study showes that 1 to 6 grams of cinnamon daily reduced cholesterol. Ginger is a popular antiemetic for everyone - from dogs to pregnant women! Cumin has always been used as an anticarminative. Garlic is...

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Infused Vinegars

Posted by ila nguyen on

  Herb and spice infused vinegar is easy to make at home, and adds a refreshing spark to salad dressings and dips. It looks great, and unlike infused oil, it doesn't spoil easily, so it's perfect for gifting! While white distilled vinegar is readily available and economical, try experimenting with other vinegars too! For instance, sherry vinegar goes well with herbs like our Country Vinaigrette seasoning or our Fines Herbes. White balsamic vinegar is sweet and savory, so it’ll make a great Italian Herbs vinegar. Finally, white wine vinegar with our Harissa Seasoning makes an amazing hot sauce. To make your infused vinegar,...

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Using Fresh & Dried Herbs

Posted by Melissa Lopez on

Herbs help transform your favorite foods into delicious meals and offer tons of health benefits, making them essential ingredients in your culinary arsenal. Get acquainted with the best applications for both dried and fresh herbs to maximize flavor and become a bonafide herbivore! When should I use dried herbs? Dried herbs do well in recipes with long cook times and are best when combined with oil or water. This gives them proper time to rehydrate and infuse the dish with flavor. Incorporate them near the beginning or middle of the cooking process, and crush dried herbs either with a mortar...

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