What herb do you use the most?

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  1. pamelaz

    pamelaz Meowza

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    Which one can't you live without?
    How do you use it?

    Thinking of which one to choose.. I think it depends on my mood, but I'm probably going to go with basil or oregano, although cilantro is used often too.
     
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  3. greeneeyes

    greeneeyes Mouseketeer

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    For me it would be garlic and then thyme and rosemary. I don't know how to cook without garlic, olive oil and onions :rotfl2:
     
  4. MazdaUK

    MazdaUK <font color=green>Curse this time difference!<br><

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    Basil in tomato-based dishes, thyme with chicken or beef, rosemary with lamb:thumbsup2 I also use tarragon with chicken or fish, dill with salmon and herbs de Provence for pizza and pasta sauces (or to throw in the crockpot;) )
     
  5. greeneeyes

    greeneeyes Mouseketeer

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    Try it on turkey (that's how I do the holiday turkeys) and chicken as well. YUM!
     
  6. jenifersmith90

    jenifersmith90 Earning My Ears

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    I like cilantro and herb.
     
  7. rlovew

    rlovew Moderator Moderator

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    I use savory a whole lot- I add it to most of my poultry dishes as well as my soups. I also like to add cinnamon to chicken and beef dishes in small amounts. I find myself using a lot of the same spices on many things as they are the flavors we all really like.
     
  8. JJ in wonderland

    JJ in wonderland Mouseketeer

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    I use a lot of fresh basil in the summer, but I agree with greeneyes that garlic and onion make everything better. I also have been using a lot of dill, its so good in a potato salad or in biscuits.
     
  9. HunnyPots

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    My go-to herb, especially in the summer, is dill. I add it to just about everything, from salads, to eggs, to grilled chicken - I haven't found anything it isn't good on. I also use a lot of cilantro. In cooler months, I use more oregano and rosemary, when I'm cooking heavier dishes.
     

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