Health Tip: Getting the Most From Fresh Garden Herbs06/24/13
(HealthDay News) -- Home-grown herbs can spice up your cooking
with plenty of health benefits.
The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics offers these herb care
- Just before using, wash herbs and gently pat dry with a paper
- Toss any leaves that are damaged.
- Use stems of herbs that are soft and pliable to add
- Pick herbs just before they bloom, when flavor is at its
- For more flavor, add herbs toward the end of cooking time to
hot dishes. Add herbs hours before eating to cold dishes that don't
- Chop fresh herbs into fine pieces to release more flavor and
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