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FYI: Herb Substitutions

Herb Substitutions

Herbs that can be substituted when you do not have herb called for in recipe.
Herb Substitutions:

Basil----- Oregano or thyme
Chervil----- Tarragon or parsley
Chive----- Green onion; onion; or leek
Cilantro----- Parsley
Italian Seasoning----- Blend of any of these: basil, oregano, rosemary, and ground red pepper
Marjoram -----Basil; thyme; or savory
Mint -----Basil; marjoram; or rosemary
Oregano----- Thyme or basil
Parsley----- Chervil or cilantro
Poultry Seasoning----- Sage plus a blend of any of these: thyme, marjoram, savory, black pepper, and rosemary
Red Pepper----- Dash bottled hot pepper sauce or black pepper
Rosemary----- Thyme; tarragon; or savory
Sage----- Poultry seasoning; savory; marjoram; or rosemary
Savory----- Thyme; marjoram; or sage
Tarragon----- Chervil; dash fennel seed; or dash aniseed
Thyme----- Basil; marjoram; oregano; or savory


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Remember the recipe will taste exactly like the original recipe when you use a substitution.

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