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3 Facts You Need To Know About Buying / Using Dried Herbs
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Elaine Magee, MPH, RD posted:
#1 Store dried herbs in a cool, dark place, especially if they come in a clear glass container.
#2 Dried herbs are usually stronger tasting than fresh (so you usually add less of dried herbs than the recipe calls for in fresh herbs—about one-third less.) If the recipe calls for a tablespoon of chopped fresh herbs, usually 1 teaspoon of dried herbs will suffice.
#3 Dried herbs will lose flavor over time and if stored correctly, they will last about a year.
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An_198215 responded:
It is the simple little facts like this that can really help from day to day in their health.

Thank you for the information.


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