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Be stingy and add just a touch of this for a subtle herb flavor.


  • 2 Tb. boiling water
  • 1 tsp. dried basil leaves
  • 1/2 c. butter, room temp.


  • Pour boiling water over dried basil leaves. Cover and let stand 'til lukewarm.
  • Blend into butter. Cover and refrigerate. It will keep several days. Add sparingly to cooked veg., not more than 1-2 tsp. to 2 c. veg. Heat together a few minutes.
  • Note: Use any dried herb you wish instead of basil. Among the favorites are thyme, rosemary, parsley and tarragon.

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