Is it worth running to the store for one bunch of herbs, or can you swap in some dried herbs for fresh? Are some herbs easier to swap than others? You’ve got questions! We’ve got answers!
READER QUESTION: If recipe calls for a fresh herb, what is the equivalent amount to use with a dried herb?
That’s a great question, and one we’ve all found ourselves asking at one point or another. With much of the country still embraced by cold weather and a whole lotta social distancing going on now is the perfect time to get acquainted with dried herbs.
Dried herbs can be more potent than fresh herbs (unless they’ve been sitting in your spice drawer for 5 years). This means you need fewer dried herbs than fresh when substituting one for the other.
A good rule…