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Herbs: Using and Preserving

Background  Herbs and spices play an important role in the cuisine of many cultures and consumer demand in the U.S. for spicy and flavorful foods continues to increase. The leaves and seeds of herbaceous plants used to season foods have become known as herbs while spices are berries, seeds, flower buds, […]

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Freezing Food: Reducing Food Waste

It is estimated that one-third of all food produced in the world is wasted. In the U.S. alone, we lose 30-40% of our food supply along the food chain. This represents a major financial cost as well as a loss of natural resources. Twenty-five percent of the country’s fresh water […]

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Teas, Herbs and Spices

Teas made from a wide variety of plants are enjoyed across the world and prepared in a number of ways. Herbal teas can include various herbs and may include traditional tea leaves. Herbs and spices serve a wide variety of culinary purposes in all cultures. Dried herbs and spices have […]