Herb Families

Preparation

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Herbs can often be grouped according to their flavors - so if a recipe calls for an herb you don't have on hand, try substituting it with one from the same flavor group.
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For Aromatic, Pungent Flavors:Dill*
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Caraway Seed*
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ChervilParsleyFennelCilantroMint*
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LavenderCatnip*
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Pennyroyal*
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For Citrus Flavors:Lemon Balm*
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Lemon Thyme*
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Lemon Verbena*
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Lemon GrassLemon Mint*
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Bergamot
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For Onion Flavors:Chives*
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GarlicShallot*
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Leek*
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Scallion*
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For Pine or Woodsy Flavors:Rosemary*
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SageThymeSummer Savory*
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Winter Savory*
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For Mint Flavors*
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Marjoram*
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Mint*
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Oregano*
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Thyme*
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Sage*
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For Licorice or Spice Flavors:Basil*
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Chervil*
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Marjoram*
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Oregano*
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Tarragon*
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Thyme
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* These herbs are the closest in flavor and provide the best substitutions
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For each other, but any within a flavor group can be exchanged.

 



Yield:

1.0 servings

Added:

Friday, December 11, 2009 - 11:08pm

Creator:

Anonymous

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