Herb and Spice Tips
For long-cooking dishes, add herbs and spices an hour or less
before serving. Cooking spices for too long may result in overly
Finely crush dried herbs before adding to your dish after
Do not use dried herbs in the same quantity as fresh. In most
cases, use 1/3 the amount in dried as is called for fresh.
Cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves and allspice have a special affinity for
Use a light hand when seasoning with spices and herbs. Your goal is
to compliment your dish without crowding out the flavor of the
food. Remember, it’s usually impossible to “un-spice” a dish!