Turmeric

What is Turmeric?

Turmeric, or yellow ginger, is a spice similar to ginger in appearance, but it has a totally different taste, and it gives its characteristic yellow color to the food.

Turmeric Shopping Tips

Spices and dried herbs have a shelf life too, and lose potency over time. The rule of thumb is, if your spices are over two years old, it's time to buy some new ones.

Turmeric Cooking How-Tos

Toasting whole spices before using them intensifies their aroma and flavor.

More On Turmeric

Turmeric Rice recipe. Ready In: 45 min. Makes 2 servings 3 per serving Ingredients: water, rice, converted, turmeric, chili powder, bay leaf
Recipe from fruitguys.com and they adapted it from a recipe found on livestrong.com. This week our organic fruit box has fresh turmeric so i am going to try this out in the morning!
Give everyday rice a color and flavor boost with intensely yellow, earthy turmeric (sometimes called "poor man's saffon"). Recipe may be halved, doubled or tripled. Vary the vegetables according to preferences and availability

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