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.

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