Saturday, May 8, 2010


Herbs de provence is a "must have" for any spice rack or pantry. Born in the south of France the combination of herbs is endless. Many markets and grocers sell a wide variation on the combinations of spices. For me, I love the combination of rosemary, basil, marjoram, thyme, savory and lavender. Some substitute, chervil, tarragon, mint and fennel for some of my favorites.

Herbs de provence infuses robust flavor to any meat, poultry or fish dish before or during cooking. Herbs de Provence is not a spice blend to add after the cooking process is done.

Mixed with olive oil it makes a perfect marinade for chicken, beef, fish, potatoes and turkey. It is also perfect on a pizza and kabobs before grilling.

Speaking of grilling, if you have a charcoal grill, sprinkling a pinch on the charcoal adds a smoky herb flavor to whatever you are grilling.
Many specialty food shops sell Herbs de Provence in terracotta jars that make a perfect gift for every cook...there is a BIG HINT in here for my family!!!!!!


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