A Lesson In: Paprika

Paprika is a spice made from various ground up Capsicum Annuum Peppers –including sweet bell peppers, hot red and/or peppers and other varieties. It is not as spicy as cayenne or jalapeno powder and a common complaint is that it is tasteless. The secret to this spice is actually in the cooking process – you

Low Sodium Options

Sodium is found in salt and in many other foods and should be avoided if you have high blood pressure and heart issues. One way to do that is by preparing food without salt during cooking and eating. However, salt is used in most cooking and food can taste bland without it. So what can

A Lesson In: Oregano

You have probably seen oregano before and associations of pizza and pasta may come to mind. But there is so much more to this spice. Besides being used in certain dishes, oregano has a rich history and many health purposes. The name of the herb comes from the Greek words “oros,” meaning mountain, and “ganos,”

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