How to Use Herbs in Your Meals

Written by Martin Enevoldsen

It’s no wonder that herbs are so widely valued as culinary additions. Their pungent fragrances and often beautiful appearance adds both orally and visually to any meal.

Moreover,repparttar flavor of each herb is very unique, adding a particular character to each dish you cook up. Whether dried or fresh, herbs add a wonderful dimension to cooking.

Plainer dishes really benefit fromrepparttar 139914 depth of flavor that herbs add. Combining several herbs in one dish impart extra sophistication for discerning palettes.

How you use herbs in your food is limited only by your creativity and experimental nature inrepparttar 139915 kitchen. Moreover, if you grow your own herbs you will never have to run torepparttar 139916 market atrepparttar 139917 last minute because you’ve forgotten to buy dill or oregano.

You’ll haverepparttar 139918 freshest ingredients right at your disposal whenever you need them. Growing your own herbs is cheaper than buying them, and they taste so much better when they’re right offrepparttar 139919 plant.

Adding herbs to a dish while it is being cooked will result inrepparttar 139920 flavor becoming more deeply ingrained inrepparttar 139921 food. It’srepparttar 139922 same principle as with herbal infusions: heat releasesrepparttar 139923 character ofrepparttar 139924 herb. If you want to really getrepparttar 139925 herbal aroma and taste into your meal, addrepparttar 139926 herb early on inrepparttar 139927 cooking process.

Let’s Eat Pizza

Written by Sue DeFiore

One of my family’s favorite meals is called “little pizzas”. We take an English muffin and split it, put some tomato sauce on it, then some low fat mozzarella cheese with some pepperoni slices (hey sometimes you just have to splurge)! However, some healthier toppings would be ham (lean), Canadian bacon, turkey sausage, peppers, olives, or sliced or diced onions.

We toast our English muffins before we startrepparttar process and then pop them intorepparttar 139913 oven untilrepparttar 139914 cheese melts. My husband’s parents had a toaster oven and they cooked theirs in that.

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