Herbes de Provence Dried Spice Mix

Recipe by Tami Ganeles Weiser; photo contributed by Sarah Green Yield:  2 servings (1/4 cup total)
Prep Time:  5 minutes Cook Time:  0 minutes

Herbes de Provence Dried Spice Mix

This special blend of dried herbs captures the essence of the southern French countryside. Not all versions of this classic include lavender, but this one does, and it adds a lovely aroma. While store-bought dried herbs are sufficient to make this recipe, the flavor will be superior if homegrown dried herbs are used.

Ingredients

1½ tablespoon dried thyme

3 teaspoon dried marjoram

3 teaspoon dried savory

1 teaspoon dried oregano

1 teaspoon dried rosemary

1 teaspoon dried lavender

1 dried bay leaf

Instructions

  1. Combine the thyme, marjoram, savory, oregano, rosemary, and lavender in a jar with a tight-fitting lid. Cover and shake to combine. Add the bay leaf.
  2. Cover again and store at room temperature for 3 to 5 days before using. This mixture will keep for up to 2 months.

Kitchen Tips

  • It’s difficult to know how fresh the dried herbs and spices are that you buy in a store. We prefer to buy ours from a spice and herb purveyor that has a lot of turnover (such as Penzeys). Once purchased, be sure to label the jars with the date when you return home, and don’t hold on to them for longer than 3 months.

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