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Whats your top 5 herbs?

Thai Holy basil
Vietnamese Coriander
Coriander
Parsley
Basil

Got to be fresh

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  1. Yes, got to be fresh: thyme, rosemary, basil, parsley, cilantro. Pesdestrian selection, I know, but that's my story.

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    1. re: bushwickgirl

      Mine are the same except I'd swap parsely for bay leaves.

      1. re: bushwickgirl

        And I'd swap your parsley for sage. But otherwise, I'd like your kitchen a lot!

            1. re: MrsCheese

              lemon thyme
              thai basil
              oregano
              chervil
              tarragon

              dill
              parsley

          1. Mint, thyme, marjoram, chives, sage. All happily grow in and amongst the flowers in the garden.

            If I'm allowed two more that I use but don't grow - then coriander and parsley.

            1. Flat leaf parsley
              cilantro
              basil
              sage
              rosemary

              but I also love sage, laurel, thyme, oregano, dill, chevril, chives and mint of all kinds. Oops... guess that is a few more than 5!

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              1. re: marsprincess

                Oh man, I forgot about Sage, yeah I use that alot too. Hmmm can I have more than 5?
                Cilantro, Basil, Thyme, Rosemary, Bay Leaves, Sage, Parsely

                1. re: marsprincess

                  I bought some fresh sage for a recipe and I need some good suggestions to use the rest of it up. How do the two of you use so much sage?

                  My top 5 herbs in order highest to lowest:
                  thyme
                  rosemary
                  parsley
                  dill
                  basil

                2. Basil
                  Rosemary
                  Thyme
                  Cilantro or sage, can't decide.
                  Parsley

                  Basil, parsley, and cilantro must be fresh, but I do use both dried and fresh forms of rosemary, thyme, and sage. Come on, Summer!

                  1. Basil
                    Cilantro
                    Dill
                    Oregano
                    Bay leaves