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Why Use Herbs Instead of Salt

By August 3, 2016 quick frugal tips for food

Photo by Suzzycue
Fresh herbs can pop your taste buds, so you enjoy your food to it’s fullest, better than adding salt to it. The photo above is fresh Basil,Thyme,a Garlic Spear,and Rosemary. If you have to use dried herbs then rub them together in the palm of your hands to bring out their true aromas before using them. Using herbs is also a better way to flavor your food than salt if you have high blood pressure and need to stay away from salt.
Salt is best used to enhance flavors of food than to sprinkle on for a salt flavor. For example a tablespoon of salt can blend the flavors together in soups and stews.  Salt I also use to bring out the flavor of fruits such as grapefruits and apple slices. Just a sprinkle on the top will make it taste awesome. Give this a try.
Herbs such as Basil pairs well in tomato salads. Rosemary is great on fish and meats.Thyme brings out the flavor of soups and stews with some salt.
Have a great day and thanks for reading my Frugal tips
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Frugal Spice Tip

By July 13, 2016 quick frugal tips for food

 

Photo by Suzzycue

How many of you come home at night and just want to get dinner on the table? I’m one of those people and if I can find some way to cut a minute off  here in my preparation that’s right up my alley.

This is such an easy tip to do.  You take your favorite spices, mine are Rosemary, Italian(basil and oregano) , garlic powder (Don’t use fresh garlic it will make the whole shaker go moldy)black with red peppercorns and sea salt. Then add them to your pepper grinder:)

When you want to marinate your meat or add flavor from the table,  grind your pepper shaker and you’ll get all your favorite spices in a second. I even use it on popcorn,YUM.

There’s no mess from opening packages and spilling them, or trying to shake five different spices into a dish. Enjoy my fellow readers and have a great day:)

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Frugal Space Saver

By July 13, 2016 Frugal Life hacks

This brilliant idea and photos, I attribute to @Attosa and her Mom

 When I saw this I had to share it with you. It is such a fun, frugal idea that will save space in your spice cupboard. If you want this a bit stronger use real tin pie pans. We all have them and I think I still have my marbles:)
Need to make Lazy Susan:  2 aluminum pie plates and some marbles in between. It could not be easier. The pans will also keep the spices from falling over. Great idea:) Attosa’s Mom
I now have one of these in my cupboard and it works great 🙂

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