How to store aloe vera

How to Store Aloe Vera To Keep It At Its Freshest

Aloe vera is a versatile plant with leaves that you can use as food or as medicine. Whether you use leaves that you buy from the grocery store or you get them from a plant in your garden, you may find yourself with more aloe than you need right now. …

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Horehound uses

Seven Creative Horehound Uses

Horehound has been used as a medicinal herb for a long time. It goes by several different names including houndsbane and white horehound. Horehound’s name may have come from old English words that indicate a plant with fine hairs but it may also have originated with the name of Horus, …

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Spices for tilapia

What Are The Best Spices For Tilapia?

Tilapia differs from salmon and other oily fish in that it is not particularly flavorful. While this means that it is not as highly regarded by seafood-lovers, it has one benefit: tilapia is the perfect blank slate for a wide variety of seasonings. It will take on and be enhanced …

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Cayenne Pepper Uses

Five Fast And Fiery Cayenne Pepper Uses

Cayenne pepper powder consists of dried and ground cayenne chilies. It delivers a bright red color along with moderate heat (30,000 to 50,000 Scoville heat units). But among the typical spices on the common spice rack, cayenne is easily the spiciest you’ll find. The heat scares many off, but cayenne …

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Chicory uses

Seven Delectable Chicory Uses

Chicory comes in many forms, consider the fact that frisée and radicchio are both considered chicories. Belgian endive is another chicory and is arguably the most common version. Chicory is versatile and both the leaves and the root are useful. Consider the following seriously delectable chicory uses – using all …

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Chervil Uses

10 Classic European Chervil Uses

Chervil looks a little like flat leaf Italian parsley combined with cilantro. It has the same frilly leaves that can be either flat or tightly curled. The big difference is that chervil leaves are smaller and thinner than those of cilantro and parsley. You will see chervil used a lot in French cuisine; it …

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Lemongrass uses

Five Flavorful Lemongrass Uses

Lemongrass is an herb in the citronella family that has a strong citrus flavor profile and a coarse, fibrous texture. It is a versatile herb once you understand how to use its flavors. Note that lemongrass is one of those herbs that you will need to understand to be able …

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Saffron Uses

Seven Traditional (And Tasty) Saffron Uses

Saffron is not just the world’s most expensive spice, it is the world’s most expensive food. The high cost stems from how much work it takes to harvest it. Saffron threads are the stamens of the crocus flower. Cooks prize them for their earthy, nutty flavor and bright yellow color. …

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