Is Mint a Spice or an Herb?

Answer Mint is an herb that is used to flavor everything from gum to jelly. Like many other herbs, mint is easy to grow -- it will quickly take over a garden bed if you let it. Freeze the herb at the end ... Read More »

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Is a vanilla bean an herb or a spice?

Vanilla beans are spices, not herbs. Herbs are the fresh or dried leaves of various plants used for flavoring food, while spices are other parts of plants, usually fruit, that are also dried for fl... Read More »

A mint used as an herb?

How to Make Mustard, Herb and Spice Seasoning?

An excellent substitute for salt, this seasoning can also be used to add flavor to a range of dishes from stews to marinades.

How do you properly trim a mint herb?

Trimming Mint Mint is a very prolific plant that will keep growing almost no matter what you do to it. I'm not sure there is a "proper" way to trim it. Some use their fingernails to break off indiv... Read More »