Dill in the summer time
Dill, what a beautiful fragrant herb to having your garden and on your table. It is lovely to have access to fresh dill but to ensure that you get the most of the plant we like to dry it, of course we dry a lot of herbs here at C & J Farms. Using fresh, or fresh dried, dill is so good in summertime meals. Most of us recognize dill as used in making fresh pickles, but it’s so much more than just that.
From now through the weekend we will be outlining some great recipes and some simple uses for this wonderful herb.
Here are some simple uses to get you started and be sure to stay tuned for some great recipes to follow in the coming days.
*Try adding 1 tablespoon of dried dill to 1/4 cup of yellow mustard and stir. Use as a dip or spread for fish and pork, or on a sandwich .
*Sprinkle dried dill to your chicken or potato salad for a delightful addition.
*Combine dill with plain yogurt and chopped cucumber tray cool dip great for crackers or chips.
*Add to your vegetables, coat with good olive oil and then roast in 425° oven for around 20 minutes.
*Sprinkle on any variety of fish just before cooking.
*Put dill seeds in a dish on your table after meals to be enjoyed. It is said that it sooths the stomach after meals.
*Add fresh or dried dill to your egg salad, scrambled eggs for breakfast, or in a quiche.
These are just a few suggestions to get you started on some great uses for dill this summer. Be sure to be watching our social pages for new updates on recipes that will be posted in the coming days. With summer finally in full swing here in Texas we can’t wait to keep sharing ideas with you on how to use so many of our great herbs.