info: Dill is a green leafy herb, usually used as a spice or seasoning. It has a sweet, pungent flavor, with a bit of a citrus-like tang. It is an excellent source of vitamins A and C.
storage: Wrap in a loose dampened paper towel and refrigerate. Best flavor is within 1-2 days.
preparation: Wash well in cold water. Use the top eight inches & trim the stems below. Chop to desired consistency.
To best utilize its flavor & fragrance, add near the end of making a recipe. It goes well with salads, sauces, dressings, soups, stews and fish dishes.
It is also often used as a spice in pickling & preserving.
It is native to the eastern Mediterranean region and western Asia. The word dill comes from the old Norse word dylla, meaning to soothe or lull. It dates back in writing to about 3000 B.C., where it was mentioned in Egyptian medical texts. … read more