When Should You Use Fresh Versus Dried Herbs?

Kathy FitzHenry, founder of Juliet Mae Fine Spices & Herbs, suggests that you consider the method of preparation when deciding whether to use fresh or dried herbs. Fresh herbs are best in a fresh setting, like a caprese salad, whereas dried herbs are best in a long, slow cook like a stew. Of course, there are exceptions to every rule.

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