Monday, December 15, 2014

COOKING SPICES - DILL SEED - Uses for Dill Seeds

Whole Dill Seeds

Dill Seed is a great source of flavor for many dishes.

It comes in a variety of forms and sometimes people do not know what portion or type of Dill Seed they should  use in different dishes.

Start using this great Herb and kick up your dishes right away.

Here is a good generic list of dishes for you to use as a reference for experimenting with Dill Seed.

Appetizers             add 1/4-tsp. to Spreads and Dips and enhance their flavors.

Breads                   add to Rye and Dark Breads.

Cakes - Cookies    add crushed Dill to Pound Cake recipes.

Casseroles             add to Macaroni, Stews and just 1/4-tsp. to Chicken dishes.

Desserts                 add 1/4-tsp. crushed to Apple Pies.

Fish                        add a pinch or two to Halibut, Shrimp and Lobster before cooking.

Meat - Poultry        add a pinch or two almost any meats before cooking.

Preserves - Pickles use in Dill Pickle.

Salads - Dressings  works well in Cucumber, Macaroni, Potato and Vegetable Salads. works well in French and Sour Cream dressings.

Sauces - Gravies     use crushed in Cream Sauces and Spiced vinegars.

Soups                      add a pinch or two to almost any Soup.

Vegetables              add 1/4-tsp. to Beets, Carrots, Cabbage.
Cauliflower, Turnips and Tomatoes.

by Don Bobbitt, 2015

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