How to Spice Smarter

How to Spice Smarter

December 14, 2016

How to Spice Smarter in 5 Easy Steps:

Step #1: Here's a Quick Spice 101 Crash Course...

  • Understand the difference between herbs, spices and salts
    • Herbs = Leaves of Plants
    • Spices = Root, Bark and Seeds
    • Salts = Evaporated Salt Water or Salt Mineral Deposits from Ancient Sea

Step #2: Face Your Spices... How Old Are your Spices?

  • Remove the following spices from your spice rack, cabinet or drawer:
    • Dried Herbs > 1 YEAR
    • Ground Spices > 2 YEARS
    • Whole spices > 3 YEARS
    • Salt > 10 YEARS

Step #3: Throw Out Those Old Spices

Step #4: Refresh Your Spices

  • Go Organic
  • Opt for dried herbs and spices in small quantities 

Step #5: Organize & Refill

  • Find a stackable spice box or rack to stay organized
  • Refill spices as needed to minimize waste and ensure optimal flavor