Herbs and Spices — Is There Really a Difference?

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As you get into cooking, you find that you use quite a bit of herbs and spices in your cooking. They flavor foods and can take a plain piece of chicken and turn it into thousands of different dishes just by using different herbs and spices. As you get more experience in your cooking, you begin to notice that the phrases “herb” and “spice” tend to be interchanged in many places. Are they really the same…



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Rebecca Graf

Writer for ten years, lover of education, and degrees in business, history, and English. Striving to become a Renassiance woman. www.writerrebeccagraf.com