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10 ways to enjoy fresh herbs

Whether you grow herbs in your garden or find them at the farmer's market, these mouth-watering recipes will make good use of them. Enjoy the fresh flavor of herbs!
  • Soaked cherries with lavender

    This over-the-top dessert consists of cooked cherries and lavender buds spooned over crusty bread. Garnish with lavender blossoms before serving.

    Date Published: June 17, 2013
    Date Updated: June 17, 2013
    Tags: Recipes, Herbs
  • Cherry tomatoes stuffed with herbed cheese

    These tiny, bright, bite-sized gems are a cinch to make. Prepare them up to 2 hours in advance, then cover and refrigerate until serving time. For a more colorful variation, use a combination of red, yellow, and orange cherry tomatoes.

    Date Published: June 17, 2013
    Date Updated: June 17, 2013
    Tags: Recipes, Herbs
  • Mustard-rosemary grilled lamb

    The thick mustard mixture coats the chops like a marinade. To develop the best flavor, chill the coated chops for 2 to 3 hours before grilling.

    Date Published: June 17, 2013
    Date Updated: June 17, 2013
    Tags: Recipes, Herbs
  • Basil-lime lemonade

    Lime juice and lemonade blend nicely with the sweet taste of fresh basil leaves in this thirst-quenching summertime drink. Slices of lemon add a finishing touch.

    Date Published: June 17, 2013
    Date Updated: June 17, 2013
    Tags: Recipes, Herbs
  • Herb salad with creamy lemon dressing

    Say goodbye to boring salads! Whip up this flavorful dish with fresh produce from your garden or the farmer's market, and top it with a dressing that tastes like summer!

    Date Published: June 17, 2013
    Date Updated: June 17, 2013
    Tags: Recipes, Herbs
  • Grilled herb burgers

    Oregano and basil pack these burgers -- made with a combination of ground beef and ground turkey -- with great flavor.

    Date Published: June 17, 2013
    Date Updated: June 17, 2013
    Tags: Recipes, Herbs
  • Fresh corn salad with summer herbs

    Serve this easy salad alongside grilled steaks or burgers, or double the recipe and take to a summertime potluck picnic!

    Date Published: June 17, 2013
    Date Updated: June 17, 2013
    Tags: Recipes, Herbs
  • Herb and Bean-Stuffed Tomatoes

    Basil and thyme work with a little Parmesan cheese and garlic to confer the flavors of Italy on these bean-stuffed tomatoes. Legumes like cannellini beans are rich in dietary fiber and isoflavones.

    Date Published: June 17, 2013
    Date Updated: June 17, 2013
    Tags: Recipes, Herbs
  • Easy Italian-style minestrone

    This healthy soup is packed with vegetables, beans, and whole-grain pasta. It also features delicious winter squash, which is abundant this time of year.

    Date Published: June 17, 2013
    Date Updated: June 17, 2013
    Tags: Recipes, Herbs
  • Spicy Honey Roasted Cauliflower

    A side dish recipe that's bound to turn the heads of family and friends. The fresh herbs called for in this recipe can be what's on sale at the market or simply parsley from the fridge.

    Date Published: June 17, 2013
    Date Updated: June 17, 2013
    Tags: Recipes, Herbs

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