Homemade Herb Seasonings


| 6/12/2009 12:05:11 PM


Tags: Recipes, Seasonings, Rubs, Spices,

S.Norden

I moved out of my parents’ house within the last year, which means that I have been forced to cook for myself. The most difficult thing about this experience is finding a wide variety of recipes to keep me from getting bored of my food. Of course I can always add salt, pepper or hot sauces, but those get old. Even using my favorite herbs like ginger or cilantro seems to blend in with my boring cycle of meals.

 Luckily, ladies and gentlemen, there is some good news for bored cooks like me! I have recently discovered that premixing different herbs and spices together can create new and exciting tastes for any of the meals during my weekly routines. I enjoy mixing ginger with parsley, lemon, and a little bit of salt. I can use this combination to spice up plenty of my meals and, as an added health bonus, premixing has seemed to decrease my salt intake.

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Here are some great herb mixes with the help of Glenbrook Farms:

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