Becoming a better cook can be accomplished with a little time, patience and following a few simple steps. The basics of cooking are easy to master and accomplish. In order to cook meals and dishes that will make your friends and family say "Wow!" you need to try these simple steps and you can be on your way to being the best cook you can possibly be.
A cool, dark storage area will preserve your herbs freshness for the longest period of time. Common kitchen conditions, such as heat, light, and humidity, will destroy the flavor of herbs and spices. Most ground spices will keep their flavor for at least one year. Spices that have not been ground may still be worth using for three years