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Photo: Loreen Watson (Shutterstock) The start of a new calendar year has long been viewed as a chance to get a fresh start—including in the kitchen. For nearly two years now, the COVID-19 pandemic has been responsible for millions of illnesses and deaths, in addition to a major spike in the popularity of cooking and baking at home. And not only that, but 71% of participants in a 2021 survey indicated that they planned to continue to cook at home, even after the pandemic is over. At this point, your spice rack/cabinet/shelf/section of counter space may be looking a little rough, and in need of some type of organization. If this is a task you plan on tackling, and you really want to go all-out and give your herbs and spices a makeover, here are some free, downloadable and printable labels you can use. Spice jars and other container options First of all, we want to point out that there’s really no need to organize and label your dried herbs and spices—that’s an entirely personal choice. But, if you have the time, energy, and funds necessary to take on this project (and it’s something that will make you feel better) by all means, go for it. It also depends on how you buy and use your spices. For example, a lot of people always have a few staple seasonings on hand (in some cases, just salt and pepper), and then purchase new herbs and spices individually as they’re needed […]