Herbs & Spices

Demystify herbs and spices with our guides and advice to all the taste enhancers under the sun. Discover herb substitutes, learn how to cut, chop, and mince certain fresh herbs, and more right here. We've got info on everything from cilantro to parsley to thyme, plus tips for adding umami flavor to your homemade dishes.

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6 Cilantro Substitutes for People Who Hate the Stuff
Good news, there's a reason you hate cilantro—and plenty of easy cilantro substitutes you can use in any dish.
How To: Chop Rosemary and Thyme
Fresh herbs like rosemary and thyme make a world of difference to the flavor of your dishes. This video shows how to prep and chop them, quickly and efficiently.
What to Know About Galangal, Ginger's Super-Spice Cousin That Helps Lower Inflammation
Similar to its sister spices ginger, cardamom, and turmeric, galangal offers a unique and healthy kick to any dish.
5 Spices That Not Only Taste Good, They're Good for You
A registered dietitian weighs in on which spices you should always have on hand for flavor—and health.

More Herbs & Spices

We Tested 157 Fall-Flavored Snacks—These Are the 6 Best
We tried 157 items—seriously. These six will satisfy your autumn cravings and make you feel cozy all season long.

6 Delicious Ways to Cook With Parsley

This herb is way more than just garnish.