Blog #chef Marie spices

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🤩⚡️⚡️⚡️Spice it up! Despite the lack of research on their health benefits, spices, herbs, and aromatics (any plant, herb, or spice that adds lively scent to a beverage or food) make other plant foods mouth-watering treats. And they are definitely a healthier option than piling on the salt. Unlike salt, spices have not been linked to high blood pressure, heart disease, or stroke. Here are 4 ways to ensure the quality and flavor of your spices: 👉1. Buy them in small quantities and in their whole form to ensure freshness. 👉2. Store them in a cool, dry space. 👉3. Grind them right before use. Or use a mortar and pestle! 🥘👉4. Toast them dry in a hot skillet or stir-fry them in oil over medium-high heat (both for just 10-20 seconds). Amazing burst of flavor is at the rendez-vous!

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