We think of bay leaves as something that is used in tomato based dishes, but they have a wonderful flavor that works well with thyme.
Most people will use dried bay leaves and thyme leaves.
I have a huge laurel tree by the house so I just pick as needed.
Sadly, I had to use dried thyme.
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When I toss a few branches of bay leaves on the fire to scent the house I realize how lucky we are to live in this climate.
Well, that and the lack of snow. After growing up in Minnesota I can be content if I never shovel snow again.
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Herbs and spices.
They define cuisines, make meals memorable and take dishes from the boring to the sublime.
Most of us know to put oregano on pizza, basil on tomatoes and chives in scrambled eggs.
Many of us would like to be more adventuresome, more daring, more creative….
But are a little uncertain what works well together.
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