TIP OF THE DAY: Frozen Herb & Olive Oil Cubes

Freeze leftover fresh herbs in olive oil (photo courtesy Pre Brands).   What do you do when you have leftover chopped herbs and minced garlic? Some people place them in a small container, to be used the next day in eggs, on salads, or to garnish other foods. Some people freeze them, but they become…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Use More Fresh Herbs

Asian cooks add basil to summer rolls. Add them to your own wraps and sandwiches. Photo courtesy Bonnie Plants.   The first week in May is National Herb Week, a time to focus on using more fresh herbs in your cooking. Fresh herbs offer tons of flavor and good nutrition with virtually no calories. The…
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TIP OF THE DAY: How To Store Fresh Herbs

You can become a better cook overnight, just by using fresh herbs. Keep fresh basil, chives, dill, parsley, tarragon and other favorites in the fridge. They’ll make any savory dish taste better—from breakfast to dinner. Use fresh herbs and you don’t need to add as much salt (or any sugar) to recipes. Snip them into,…
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