Many supermarkets stock a half-dozen or more fresh herbs, and there are dozens more options for gardeners. Here are our tasters’ notes on 12 popular fresh herbs, along with test kitchen tips for using each.
Here are the dried herbs we stock in the test kitchen, plus a few rules for using them in place of their fresh counterparts.
How do bay leaves affect the flavor of a dish? Can you use too many? What's the best way to store them?
Just a few bay leaves are all you need to create a balanced seasoning—just make sure to store them correctly.
There are a number of different methods for roasting garlic, but this one produced the most flavorful results.
Just a quick dip is enough to extract this herb’s woodsy flavor.