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When herbs are in season, rejoice in recipes that incorporate heavenly rosemary, basil, dill, mint, oregano, and thyme. Cooking with herbs not only releases great fresh flavors, but also is healthy! From savory rosemary recipes to an amazing herb butter to divine basil pesto to a mint dish to keep your breath fresh on date night, here are 15 flavorful herb recipes.
Those of us with herb gardens are eager to start trying easy, healthy recipes that include herbs!
Cooking With Herbs
Even if you simply want to spice up a typical dish like omelets or a salad, try these recipes for an herbal twist. And if you don’t have all the herbs the recipes call for, don’t worry—try a bit of experimenting! Once you get the hang of cooking with herbs, you’ll know which herbs work perfectly together (and which you might want to put aside for next time!).
This recipe calls for basil, but you can experiment with other herbs such as parsley, thyme, tarragon, and cilantro.
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Try this refreshing summer drink alongside old-fashioned switchel, and see which one your family prefers!
Photo Credit: Amy Nieskens
Sally’s Bulgur Salad
This recipe comes from our editor-in-chief’s wife, Sally. She wanted to introduce grains into the family’s diet, so she concocted this simple and delicious bulgur salad. Looking for more great salad recipes after loving this one? Try this list of eight great salads!