You may have probably ask yourself umpteen times, what to do with fresh herbs. If you are growing your own with abundant supply, surely you want to use them quickly while fresh. Cooking and juicing with herbs are ways using them daily. Besides that, making your own herb-infused oil and herb butter can help you preserve the fresh herbs. Now, let’s add another – make your own herb salt. Not only will you NOT waste your fresh herbs, but it is also actually healthier and flavourful. You get a salty herbaceous flavour and taste rather than saltiness alone. This way, you will use less salt. Is this not interesting? Read on, I’ll tell you more.
Bay leaves are commonly used in cooking and remedies for hair and skincare. If you have been following my herbs and spices quest, I am sure you have read them. Recently, as I was browsing Pinterest, came across the burning of bay leaf. Does this intrigue you? Join me to discover the benefits of burning bay leaf. You may find it fantastical while some may be true.
While writing the article “Best Herbs with Beef”, I came across grass-fed and finished beef. Grass-fed beef is pretty straight forward but what exactly does grass-finished beef mean? It was mentioned grass-fed beef does not necessarily mean it is grass finished. I am confused and you may, too. With other similar terms, grain-fed and feedlot beef, there is much to learn. Join me in finding out what grass fed finished beef is and its benefits. What you are about to find out may change your buying and eating habits.
Are you trying to bring your herbs closer to you? In your kitchen, at your fingertips? If space is a concern, you should consider growing your herbs vertically. Even if space is not the main factor, it is a beautiful sight to behold, seeing all your herbs growing healthily with a wonderful aroma inside your kitchen. Should you have a bad back like myself, tending to your herbs standing will avoid straining your back. Are you eager to look at the beautiful vertical herb planters available? I am sure you do.
You experience uneasiness, feeling heavy with a bloated hard stomach. Think about it, realized that you have not had a bowel movement for a couple of days. At times, it can stretch to a few days. Finally, when there is an urge to poop, you have difficulty to pass hard and dry stool. You are not alone. Many people experience constipation from time to time. I included. It is a very common health issue caused by our modern lifestyle. Before rushing out to buy over the counter medication, there are cooking herbs that help constipation. Read on to find out if you have those herbs to make your own home remedies.
Cooking day in, day out can be boring and tiring. You can change this. You can create and enjoy your culinary experience as a home cook by experimenting with different kind of ingredients. Let’s begin with herbs! There are plenty of flavourful herbs you can use in cooking. While specific herbs pair beautifully with certain meat, what is the best herbs for beef?
When a recipe called for ground spices and what you have is in the whole form, what would you do? Skip that recipe even though you like it. Or quickly buy the ground spices? Or take out your mortar and pestle, add a bit of elbow grease. Honestly, I may probably skip that recipe. But you don’t have to do so. Get yourself an electric spice grinder!
Cooking is enjoyable when done right. The bonus comes when you receive a compliment from your family and friends, especially from someone special. Do you agree with me? How many times has your meat dish particularly chicken breast turned out dry and tough? Something is not right - I always say this to myself. You probably would have too. Frustrate no more. The solution is to brine. You may have heard of this term but to be exact, what is a brine?
Read on to find out how does brine works, benefits of brining, what you should brine and how to do it correctly.
Experiencing poor memory not only happens as we age. It can happen to adults of any age, even school going children. Stress, anxiety or depression can cause forgetfulness because these feelings can distract the mind, thus making it challenging to retain information. Poor blood circulation is another cause. So, you ask – What is the Best Way to Improve Memory?
The bay leaves are commonly used in cooking especially making soups and stocks. It is rather difficult to distinguish the flavour but you will know if a bay leaf is being used once knowing the purpose of bay leaf in cooking. You ought to know that this herb is packed with nutritional and medicinal properties. If you are in search of natural remedies for skin care and hair, why not use the bay leaves. Read on to find out how do bay leaf benefits hair and skin and easy remedies you can make from home.