The Weekly Grind

Many of my clients ask me for help in regards to their Pantry & Dried Spice shelves. I figured I would share some tips that I give to them. Go through your Pantry and get rid of any dried spices that are more than a year old, especially if it has already been ground. Grinding spices allow certain flavors to get released, but as a spice ages, most times the flavors disintegrate. When buying spices, I recommend only buying what you think you will use in a 6 month period, this includes Sea Salt & Pepper. While it may be cheaper to buy that monstrous bottle, by the time you actually use it all (in most cases), the flavor is gone. I always buy Whole or Coarse Spices. This allows me to grind it fr


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