Janet Hackert, Nutrition and Health Education Specialist, Harrison County, University of Missouri Extension
When it comes to seasonings, the first ones that often come to mind are salt and pepper, but there are many others, including herbs, that can be homegrown. Peppers and onions are not uncommon in home gardens. Herbs and other seasonings like horseradish are also options…
The benefits of using herbs to season food is that you will find new and enjoyable flavors, and you can avoid or reduce the use of unhealthy flavoring options like salt or salad dressings.
To learn more about herbs, including how to use & store them effectively, see the full version of this article at http://missourifamilies.org/features/nutritionarticles/nut219.htm
To learn more about preserving herbs, see http://missourifamilies.org/features/nutritionarticles/nut441.htm