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I love herb blends! Here I am, situated in Italy—with no thyme. (Couldn’t resist the cheesy pun, however, I actually haven’t found fresh thyme easy to find in Tuscany). I love thyme, as does Mario Batali… [more] in his Italian Cookbook (Molto Italiano). That might feel like a side-note to you, but it is my main thumb-through cookbook during this year-abroad-in-Florence. So when one of his recipes calls for fresh
In Florence and around Tuscany, you can buy packages of [dried] herb blends at butcher shops, grocers, farmer markets and even souvenir shops. There are 2-3 varieties that consistently show up at the register, on a nearby shelf or in cute little 3 packs to take home for your friends—a little gift from your trip to Italy.
This easy little blend, I use often. I can go to any butcher,… [more]
I love these herbs. I mean, really. You know how I love default dinners? Well, if ever there was a pile of herbs at my side, ready to join the ranks of my tomato sauce and creamy soups, roasted vegetables and hand-made meatballs: here they are. The herbs on my hip. I should probably invest in a holster.
I now make them in bulk. Yes, I use them that often.… [more]