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.
Availability may vary by variety and with weather conditions.
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
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