Substituting Herbs

The use of fresh herbs is one of the hallmarks of fresh-tasting, flavorful cooking.

Enlarge Image Substitute herbs to add an exciting new flavor to an old recipe.

Although each herb has its own distinctive flavor, there's no culinary rule that says you can't substitute one for another. Here are some fresh herb alternatives to try:

  • Sage: savory, marjoram, rosemary
  • Basil: oregano, thyme
  • Thyme: basil, marjoram, oregano, savory
  • Mint: basil, marjoram, rosemary
  • Rosemary: thyme, tarragon, savory
  • Cilantro: parsley
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