Rack ‘Em Up | 40 Essential Spices for Your Kitchen

It’s January, and we’re all looking for ways to get healthier in the new year.

You could go the typical diet route that everyone seems to jump on this time of year. Of course, that often means boring, bland food, and you falling off the wagon right quick.

There is another way. Spices exponentially bump up the flavor of your food, and many of them have compounds that have been prized for thousands of years for their medicinal qualities.

The Spice House

Today I have the definitive list of the 40 spices (all available through The Spice House) you need in your kitchen to make just about anything.

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Spice Storage and Tips

Have you noticed that your spices don’t spice up your food like they used to? Might be your storage methods need a tweak. Today I have a few spice storage tips, and a smart DIY project from the prolific and adorable Elsie over at A Beautiful Mess.

Magnetic Spice Containers

Smart spice storage - photo via A Beautiful Mess

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