How to keep your seasoning blends last longer
Fresh herbs and spices are the ultimate ingredients; they make perfect seasoning blends and make any food taste delicious. Fresh herbs are essentials in any cuisine, and many of sometimes eaten in raw form in salads and other types of dishes.
Cooking is an essential part of our day-to-day lives. It does not matter if you are a beginner cook or a novice; you will always use seasonings and spices. But how do you keep them fresh? Another question you may ask yourself is how to save money in buying fresh herbs? Let’s answer the latter question first.
How to save money from buying fresh herbs often.
If you have a green thumb or love gardening, growing your herbs will come easy. If you are not an experienced gardener, you can read a few gardening books and watch videos on YouTube to learn how to create an herb garden. You can also use tools and equipment to grow your herb garden, both indoor and outdoor.
Online stores such as Amazon and True Leaf Market, for example, have a wide variety of seeds and tools you can use to start growing your herbs. You can create your herb garden in minutes.
Saving money is something we all enjoy and want. If you calculate the cost of buying fresh herbs at your local supermarket for at least six months, you might realize that you are better off having your garden. If you cook a look for many people, you might give yourself a stressful headache when seeing the total amount spent on your calculator.
One way to save is by buying in bulk. Buying in bulk will mean that you will have to figure out how to preserve your fresh herbs and spices longer. But if you are thinking about making seasoning blends, this is an excellent way to save money when buying in bulk.
Here are some ideas on how to start your own herb garden and how to preserve seasoning blends:
To preserve your seasoning blends, always use mason jars or glass jars. Plastic is not recommended as most seasoning blend contains some acidic agent (ex. vinegar, lemon or lime juice). The acid affects plastic containers.
Seasonings blends and spices ideas
- How to make a simple Fresh Herbs and Spices Seasoning
- New Flavorful and Aromatic Seasonings from Noubess.com
Noubess Hot Sauces, Seasoning and Spices
Like no other pantry staples!
In conclusion, whatever your choice, always make sure it is an option that will help you create delicious meals and save money. Remember that food helps people bond together. Keep cooking and use the freshest ingredients as possible.