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Extend Your Summer Bounty With These Handy Condiments Right from Your Own Garden.

Herb Salt

Herb salts offer endless flavor combinations, and are so handy to have as a staple in the kitchen. Plus, they make great gifts for family and friends. 


1 cup salt of your choice

1/4- 1/2 cup parsley (add more if using fresh herbs)

2 Tablespoons dried basil (or 1/4 cup if using fresh)

1 tablespoon oregano 

1 tablespoon lemon zest

1 garlic clove minced

Optional: Any additional herbs you prefer


Add fresh parsley, garlic, lemon zest and a little bit of salt to the blender or food processor. Blend 10 seconds. Add additional ingredients and blend again. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and pour salt mixture onto sheet evenly. Set in a cool oven overnight to dry. Store in an airtight container.

Garlic Herb Butter

Use this versatile butter atop of bread, popcorn, veggies, as a sandwich spread and more. 


1/2 cup room temperature unsalted butter

4 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley

1 tablespoon herb of your choice (dill, basil or oregano are my go-to herbs.)

1 clove garlic, chopped

1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice

1/2 teaspoon salt

cracked pepper to taste


Blend all ingredients in a food processor or mix by hand. Transfer mixture to parchment paper. Cover tightly and roll into a log. Refrigerate until firm.