Fresh vs dried herbs in breakfast sausage

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  1. jimyra

    jimyra

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    I have made sausage for many years.  I have used dried herbs.  I have an event coming up and will be making sausage.  My garden is full of sage, rosemary, and thyme.  I know about the difference in flavor intensity between fresh vs. dried.  What do you like to use?
     
  2. koukouvagia

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    You can't go wrong using fresh or dried!  It may be nicer to use fresh for a special occasion.
     
  3. brianshaw

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    Don't forget to adapt the quantity. 2 to 3 times more fresh tha dried.
     
  4. brianshaw

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    For most sausage, though, I prefer dried to ensure consistency. Big exception is soft herbs like parley and cilantro.
     
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  5. mike9

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    You could dry your fresh herbs in the microwave - it's the best way to preserve their flavor I've tried.