Category: Herbs & Spices

Both spices and herbs are parts of plants (fresh or dried) that are used to enhance the flavor of foods. They’ve also been known to preserve foods, cure illness and enhance cosmetics.

Herbs come from the leafy and green part of the plant.

Spices are parts of the plant other than the leafy bit such as the root, stem, bulb, bark or seeds.

Don’t Hold Back Your Marjoram

The name Marjoram is a Greek word that means “Joy of the Mountain.” Ancient Greeks believed that if Marjoram grew on a grave that person would enjoy eternal happiness.

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How Did Sage Become the Best? Find Out.

The word Sage means salvation from its Latin origin and is associated with longevity, immortality, and mental capacity. Sage never loses its fragrance even after being dried out so it is often added to potpourri and is also added to many soaps and perfumes.

The Cloves Article of Your Dreams

Do not be too quick to pass off the possibilities of cloves and aromatherapy as the two have a very strong bond between them.

Why Rosemary is Sexy

Rosemary is a relative to the Mint family and the name is derived from its Latin origin to mean “Dew Of The Sea.” Rosemary is very common in Mediterranean Cuisine and has somewhat of a bitter astringent […]