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1. Not only is this extremely aromatic herb very soothing in a bath and wonderful with lamb, it is great with chevre.
2. The French variety of this anise-flavored herb is much more pungent than the Russian variety.
3. This annual herb is closely related to fennel and cumin. It is used heavily in Northern European cuisines.
4. The Romans considered this herb to be sacred. It is great with poultry and in stuffing.
5. This woody-stemmed herb's leaves stand up to long cooking, unlike many other herbs. It is particularly good with lamb and chicken.
6. A member of the mint family, this perennial herb is a favorite in Italian and Greek cooking. If you over-water this, it will take over your garden!
7. The seed of this herb is used as much as the leaves. It is common in Indian, Asian, Middle Eastern and Latin American cooking. Some people think it tastes like soap!
8. The leaves of this herb look somewhat like parsley and the flavor is sweet and anise-like. It is one of the five herbs used in the French "fines herbes."
9. This herb is one of the most clearly citrus-scented herbs. It is wonderful with poultry, seafood and especially sweets.
10. And finally, this annual is wonderfully fragrant and has become a cook's favorite. It is especially used in Mediterranean cooking.
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