Sage



Sage

Sage has been held in high regard for both its culinary and medicinal properties. Native to Mediterranean Sea countries, it has been domesticated to almost every region.

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Storage Tips

  • Store fresh leaves by wrapping them in a damp paper towel and place inside a loosely closed plastic bag. It should keep for several days

  • Dried leaves should be kept in a tightly sealed container in a cool, dry, dark place. It will keep for about 6 months

Preparation Tips

  • Best to add near the end of cooking to preserve the delicate flavor of sage

  • Great with eggs

  • Add to tomato sauces

  • Goes well with poultry, either as a rub or stuff inside and roasted

  • Crush the leaves and let them steep in hot water for about 5 minutes, remove sage and enjoy occasionally

Attribution

  • http://whfoods.org/genpage.php?tname=recipe&dbid=156

  • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Salvia_officinalis