Notes for the Recycling Bin

Dry roasting spices in a cast-iron pan over a low flame is a great way to use up those older spices when it’s time to buy new seasonings. Try combining star anise with black peppercorn and lavender or mix coriander with allspice and cloves or then again you might try fennel with licorice root , dried orange peel and cinnamon.

Have fun combining those old spices into new scents.

Information provided by ReGroup, a nonprofit educational group, formed in 1989 to develop public awareness of waste reduction, reuse and recycling benefits on Alaska’s Kenai Peninsula. ReGroup meets every third Monday of the month at 6:30 p.m. at Hope Community Resources Community Center on Princeton Avenue off Kalifornsky Beach Road. Find ReGroup at regroupalaska.org or contact at regroupkenaipeninsula@gmail.com.

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