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Here you could group together individual pots of basil, chives, oregano, thyme, and salad burnet for year-round snipping. Herbs such as parsley and winter savory cope well on cooler windowsills. Many herbs are easy to grow from seed, although some are tricky to germinate, such as parsley and sage, which are best bought as young plants from a nursery or garden center (supermarket plants tend to be less robust). You can keep perennial herbs going right through the year by watering and feeding them carefully.
2 tablespoons fresh thyme leaves And if you grow your own herbs, this is Zest of 2 lemons a great way to use them. 1 pint (570 ml) light olive oil Good herbs for oils are thyme, oregano, sage, fennel, basil, and rosemary. Infused oils have the potential to support the growth of harmful bacteria, so follow the procedures listed carefully. Suitable herbs for vinegars include dill, mint, thyme, and rosemary. Vinegars made with berries give a sweet, delicate flavor; try nasturtiums and roses, too. Method n In a food processor, blend the thyme and lemon zest with half the olive oil until the mixture is well blended.
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