Description: A perennial, aromatic evergreen that's in the mint family, Sage has a somewhat bitter, pepper-like taste. Its leaves are soft and dark green.
Culinary Uses: The most common use of Sage is to flavor meats like pork, chicken or turkey. Sage stuffing for those same meats is another popular use. Many Mediterranean dishes, including pastas can also be enhanced with Sage. It also commonly used in hearty bean or pea soups.
Part Of Plant Used: Leaves
Sage comes in the following retail packages:
More subtly flavored than the dried version, Fresh sage adds a sophisticated touch to a variety of dishes, particularly poultry and stuffing.