7 Sweet & Savory Ways to Use Saffron
There's a reason that you pay a premium for this internationally beloved spice. Saffron is the stamen of the crocus flower, which is notoriously difficult to grow. Each flower only grows three stamen, and it takes about 150 flowers to harvest a single gram of saffron. A pound of saffron can cost thousands of dollars! Fortunately, a tiny amount of saffron goes a long way, so you won't break the bank as you enjoy these recipes.