Fresh herbs boost flavor and nutrition in these healthy recipes-without adding extra fat, calories, or sodium
"I believe that if ever I had to practice cannibalism, I might manage if there were enough tarragon around."-James Beard
Things may not be quite so desperate for the everyday cook, but Beard has a point. Joining parsley, chives, and chervil in the traditional French seasoning known as fines herbes, sweet and delicate tarragon is also a popular complement on its own in chicken, fish, and egg dishes. It is even said to provide temporary relief from pain.
But let's not stop at tarragon. Other herbs that sprout up in spring, such as dill, mint, or parsley, can instantly put an end to the doldrums of winter cooking. Plus, herbs have powerful antioxidant properties (with oregano, dill, thyme, rosemary, and sage among the most potent). They've been used for centuries to ward off disease (and evil). And for those of us on a perpetual path to better eating, herbsRead More »from Healthy Recipes with Fresh Herbs