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Herbs

A Guide to Sage, Our Favorite Fall Herb

Here's everything you need to know about sage, our favorite fall herb. When it comes to the savory end of the warm and cozy fall flavor spectrum, sage is perhaps the quintessential taste of the season...
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Bay Leaf in Sous Vide Bag?

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by CreepyPaper 3 days ago

Hi, I'm planning to sous vide a lovely strip steak. I'm light on fresh herbs but I do have bay leaves; I can't decide if I think they would be a good addition to the cooking packet or if the fla...

Plantas Nativas Comestibles De Baja California

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by Melanie Wong 6 months ago

"Since the last year and a half Ismene Venegas, chef behind Pinar de 3 Mujeres kitchen, along with Paula Pijoan and photographer León Chargoy, been working together on the digital book project "Baj...

Cinnamon Basil

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by small h 7 months ago

I received a free seed packet of this herb in my Baker Creek order, and it's grown like something out of Sleeper. According to the interwebs, it's also called either Thai basil or Mexican basil (?)...

Help elevating a hodgepodge recipe

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by Sarah0768 8 months ago

I threw together a dinner last night. I roasted chicken thighs over cut up yellow potatoes, sliced white onions, and stove top charred jalapenos. Before putting it in the oven, I added a few knobs ...

What herbs can I use to make the food taste better in my senior citizen complex?

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by scout429 11 months ago

I now live in a senior citizen complex and the food is very bland is there some herbs i can use to make the food taste better?

Are Herb Scissors Necessary?

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by Tinkerbell 6 years ago

I am looking at herb scissors. There is one pair that comes highly recommended made in Germany. Stainless steel Kutchenprofi or something like that. Anyhow, I need some ideas. I have the round ...

Compound/Herb/Basil Butter – Many Questions

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by DonnaMarieNJ 1 year ago

I have an armload of herbs and want to preserve them as best I can. My first thought was making a butter (freeze in ice cube trays) – the rest, I will probably dry. For the butter – how much ...

What Herb/Spice Do You Most Dislike?

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by Perilagu Khan 6 years ago

I'm pretty much a spiceophile. Rare is the spice I do not love. The strongest exception to this rule, however, is Mexican oregano. First tried it no more than a couple of years ago, and simply have...

Recipes that use immature cilantro seeds?

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by small h 1 year ago

My cilantro has bolted, as cilantro will do, and it's producing lots of seeds. I know I can wait 'til they're dry and either plant them or cook with them, but can I do anything with the "green" seeds?

Fresh/Frozen Chervil in Toronto (or GTA)

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by Estragon22 1 year ago

Hi, I'm desperately trying to find some fresh (or frozen) chervil in the Toronto area (preferably downtown, but - as I said, I'm desperate - GTA works, too). I used to get it at Fiesta Farms (Annex...

Lots of Cilantro & Parsley !

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by MadameC 1 year ago

Hi from France :) I nhave a few nice bunches of parsley and even more of Cilantro (coriander). Was trying think of a sauce/pesto that would keep for a week or so in the fridge to take advantage o...

Can anyone identify this herb / these greens? [SOLVED]

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by sorachan 2 years ago

During my time living in England, I've had the depicted Sainsbury's ready meal a couple of times. (While nothing beats home cooking, I have to say that British ready meals still taste much better t...

ISO: chervil

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by biggreenmatt 2 years ago

Chervil's surprisingly hard to find. Danforth or downtown preferred.

Blanched Basil is Bland

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by HouseofEscobar 2 years ago

I am trying to preserve a pound of basil via blanch and freeze. I didn't think I did the blanching too long, maybe 8 seconds. I also didn't do an ice bath, but instead, very cold water. The harves...

Dried Mint Any Good For Tzatziki?

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by zackly 2 years ago

I like fresh mint but not fresh dill in my Tzatziki Sauce. If I don't have any fresh mint can I use dried like McCormick's or am I better off omitting it altogether?

Ground Angelica Golpar in Toronto

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by mnajji 2 years ago

Hi everyone, Trying to make zeytoon parvardeh (Persian spread). Does anyone know where I can find this stuff in Toronto? I've checked several middle-eastern grocery stores and while some people ...

What should mint really smell like?

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by Jellyhead 2 years ago

I'm new to herb growing, this spring I brought home a few herbs from one of our most reputable local nurseries. I purchased sweet basil, parsley, green onion and two types of mint, one strawberry ...

How To Preserve Dill?

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by herby 2 years ago

I stopped by my little community garden today to assess what need to be done before planting and it is covered with young dill! Someone planted dill a few years ago and now we all get some or lots....