herbs

The 12 Herbs and Spices Every Pantry Should Have

Not sure what spices to stock in your pantry? These 12 herbs and spices cover most kitchen situations — whether cooking or baking.

10 Easy Pesto Recipes (And Only One Uses Basil!)

Go beyond basil with these 10 delicious pesto recipes that use everything from cilantro to beets!

31 Delicious, Cheap Recipes That Use Up Your Herb Garden

Fresh, home-grown herbs are delicious and frugal — but can often go to waste. Use up your garden's bounty in these tasty cookies, cocktails, and more!

How to Store Herbs to Make Them Last Longer and Taste Better

Herbs too often lose flavor before use, which means wasted herbs and money. Keep your herbs fresher longer with some simple storage tricks.

Are Your Spices Fake?

If your spices don't have the smell and taste you expect, they might be old. They might also be fake. These are the likeliest impostors in your spice rack.

6 Mosquito-Repellent Plants With a Dual Purpose

These inexpensive herbs and flowers can add decoration to your garden and flavor to your meals...and they just happen to deter mosquitoes too!

Garden Ideas for Small Spaces

With a move on the horizon, from residential house to suburban apartment, I realize I can't forgo the garden.

Cutting the Grocery Bill: Reducing the Cost of a Good Spice Rack

I’ve managed to cut my grocery bill in half, but I’ve struggled with one set of expenses more than I ever though possible. I use a lot of spices and every time I turn around, I fee