How to Prepare the Whole Turmeric Root?

Answer Turmeric is the culinary appellation for the root of the plant Curcuma longa. The root of Curcuma longa is used for several applications. A member of the ginger family, turmeric is primarily used a... Read More »

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How to Prepare and Use Coriander Root (Cilantro Root)?

Have you ever noticed that coriander (cilantro, Chinese parsley, pak chee) is often sold with its root intact? This is because the entire plant is edible and the root is often used in Thai cooking ... Read More »

How do I prepare dandelion root?

HarvestingDig the roots up carefully with a good shovel or trowel. The roots go downward into the ground as much as 18 inches. You will get bigger roots from loose or regularly tilled soil. It is e... Read More »

How do I prepare cut valerian root?

Bake the RootPlace a cup of fresh cut valerian root on a baking sheet and place it in the oven. Bake the valerian root for about 30 minutes at 350 degrees. Turn the pieces of cut valerian root over... Read More »

How do i harvest&prepare dandelion root?

To harvest dandelion root, dig the plant out of the ground with small, straight hand shovel. If the ground is moist, it may be possible to pull the plant from the ground. Cut the root from the rest... Read More »