Herbs & Spices

Tarragon Cooking Tips: Learn how to cook with fresh or dried tarragon, plus make tarragon vinegar.
Herb Recipes, Herbs & Spices

Tarragon Cooking Tips


These tarragon cooking tips will help you make the most of this amazing herb, whether using the fresh or dried version. Plus, how to make tarragon vinegar.

Chive cooking tips. Chive flowers in bloom. All about chives.
Herbs & Spices

Chive Cooking Tips – Kitchen Herbs


A cousin of scallions, onions and leeks, chives impart a delicate but slightly sharp flavor, adding a bit of brightness to any dish. Hopefully these chive cooking tips will encourage you to use this versatile herb even more in your favorite dishes.

Cinnamon Cooking Tips. Cinnamon Sticks and ground cinnamon.
Herbs & Spices

Cinnamon Cooking Tips


The pungent aroma of cinnamon is unmistakable, usually evoking dreams of hot cinnamon rolls from the oven. Learn all about the history, lore, health benefits, storage, and cinnamon cooking tips.

What is paprika? Learn all about this versatile spice and how to cook with it.
Herbs & Spices

What is paprika?


What is paprika? Alas, poor paprika has been vastly underrated by most Americans. Most keep it on hand primarily to use as a garnishing sprinkle of color to breathe life into deviled eggs. Paprika in large amounts lends not only color, but fabulous flavor to many different foods including meats, vegetables, and sauces.

What is allspice and how is it used in cooking? Get tips and substitutions for this versatile spice.
Herbs & Spices

What is Allspice


Allspice is not a universal blend of multiple spices, regardless of what its name implies. It’s a berry of Jamaican extraction that hints profoundly of a number of other spices. Learn all about allspice.

Cooking with rosemary raises your recipes to new levels. Fresh rosemary is the best, but dried also works well.
Food Articles, Herbs & Spices

Cooking with Rosemary – Culinary Herbs


Cooking with rosemary, particularly fresh rosemary, is one of the best decisions a cook can make. There’s just nothing the pine-y flavor it lends to any food, and its scent is positively heady. Read on for tips and hints to help you in the kitchen.