100% Organic Rosemary
This herb has a pungent, pine-like flavor, which makes for a delicious cream cheese and butter spreads. Enhances flavor of soups, poultry stuffing, chicken dishes, and marinades.
It hits naturally off vegetables, meats, cheese spreads, butters, and soups.
Legend has it that Virgin Mary unfurled her blue cloak over the rosemary bush with white flowers when she rested, then the flowers became blue. Thus, its name "Rose of Mary".
In Greek mythology, when Aphrodite, the Greek goddess of love and beauty, rose from the sea, it is the fragrant rosemary that is said to have been draped around her.
The rosemary plant has been used for centuries for its medicinal capacity to stimulate brain and improve memory. It contains essential oils that help with that, too. It is said to help relieve muscle pain, promote hair growth, treat indigestion, boost the circulatory and immune systems.
It contains high amount of antioxidants, has antifungal, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, anticancer properties, helping to fight harmful chemicals off the body.
How to Cook with Whole Black Peppercorns:
- Sprinkle a small amount to season a wide range of dishes - casseroles, salads, soups, and stews.
- Use with chicken, turkey, lamb, game, steaks, oily fish, and pork.
- Pairs well with mushrooms, grains, spinach, peas, potatoes, and onions.
- Combine with butter for a superb spread or steak topping
- It complements thyme, parsley, and bay leaves.
Chopped rosemary leaves.
Storage: Store in a cool, dark cupboard, away from heat, direct sunlight, and moisture.
Keep tightly closed when not in use.
Shelf Life: 1-3 years
Use within 6 months upon opening.
Lemon Herb Chicken with Roasted Potatoes
*recipe courtesy of spicehunter.com
4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
2 medium potatoes, cut into bite-sized pieces
2 Tbsp. vegetable or olive oil
1 lemon, sliced
¾ tsp. The Spice Hunter French Thyme or 100% Organic Thyme
¾ tsp. The Spice Hunter Mediterranean Rosemary or 100% Organic Rosemary
1 tsp. The Spice Hunter Coarse Black Pepper or 100% Organic Coarse Black Pepper
1 1/2 tsp. salt
Preheat oven to 400°F. In a small bowl, combine thyme, rosemary, black pepper and salt. Place a large piece of foil on a baking sheet. Place chicken and potatoes on foil and coat evenly with oil and spice blend. Arrange in a single layer and place lemon slices over chicken. Place another large piece of foil on top of chicken and potatoes. Fold the two pieces of foil together on all sides, folding at least three times to secure the packet. Place baking sheet in oven and cook for 40 minutes or until chicken is done. Remove from oven and let rest for 5 minutes. Carefully cut open foil packet away from people to avoid any escaping steam. Remove lemon slices and serve.
Serve cold and enjoy!