Using Herbs in Recipes at Your Apartment in Gainesville, FL

Using herbs in your recipes is a fantastic way to kick them up a notch, and not just in flavor. Using herbs will add nutritional value to your meals, as some experts believe certain herbs have various health benefits. For example, cilantro is a good source of fiber and iron, and rosemary could aid in digestion.

Herbs can be used fresh or dried, but there are certain times when it is better to use one or the other:

    • When to use fresh herbs – Use these at the end of cooking to finish off a dish, like sprinkling on top of soup or pizza. Fresh herbs are also best used in salad dressings, sauces, and marinades.
    • When to use dried herbs – These are best used during cooking so that their concentrated flavors have time to permeate into the entire dish.

Sometimes, though, you might have a recipe that calls for fresh herbs and you only have dried herbs on hand in your Bellamay Grand apartment in Gainesville, Florida. In this case, use one third of the amount of herbs recommended. This means that if the recipe calls for 1 tablespoon of fresh herbs, you’ll substitute with 1 teaspoon of dried herbs.

At Bellamay Grand Apartment Homes, our apartments are professionally designed in sophisticated color schemes (beige, taupe, or gray). We also offer wonderful amenities as well, like a swimming pool, fitness center, and air-conditioned, full-sized indoor basketball court.

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