Tips-y Tuesdays: Storing Cilantro Longterm

Have you ever had a bit of cilantro leftover and wanted to use it before it went bad, but didn’t have a need for it? Or maybe another fresh leafy herb like basil? I came across this idea awhile ago, and then prepped the cilantro awhile ago, but didn’t use it immediately. I discovered that it worked in a pinch (pun intended) for this chicken recipe. I decided to pass along the tip here for others who might be interested.


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Salmon with Yogurt Dill Sauce

Talk about taking an idea and running with it! We bought a bunch of salmon a little ways back and have it in the freezer. I was in a fish mood, but I wanted to do something different with the salmon. I decided to try a sauce not unlike the buttermilk one I had on some chicken. This is a really simple recipe, although I tossed in a bunch of ingredients. You can feel free to edit and make changes as you wish. Make sure to do taste checks as you add things. When I first tasted it, I thought it was too sour so I added some honey to help, and then the Wasabi sauce to add a small kick. I did not have fresh dill this time, but really like this jarred dried dill I found–a nice fresh smell and flavor! You can use fresh instead, and use other herbs with it for your perfect blend.

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