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The Spice Series: Turmeric

This is continuation of my Spice Series. Welcome to my information about Turmeric!   **Turmeric was once called a “poor man’s saffron” due to being cheaper than saffron and similar-ish taste and coloring abilities. However, it is now considered “Indian gold” due to it’s rising super-stardom as a spice. Why is turmeric rising in reputation?…

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The Spice Series: How to Use Cumin in the Kitchen

How to Use Cumin in the Kitchen  This is a continuation of my Spice Series. Welcome to my information on How to Use Cumin in the Kitchen! Cumin (Cuminum cyminum) is the second most popular spice in the world, right after black pepper.  Cumin is an essential item for curries, and has been actively used by humans…

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The Spice Series

I have decided that my next batch of blog articles will be about…Spices! I will be including  the basic information, the medicinal benefits, culinary uses, and, whenever possible, how-to-grow information about as many spices as I can find. This will include: cinnamon, vanilla, nutmeg, allspice, cardamom, cloves, saffron, turmeric, star anise, and many more. Click…