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Old 06-04-2009, 11:44 AM   #1
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Tarragon. How do you use it?

I mostly use Tarragon in Soups, etc. on occasion, and in a Chicken dish or two.

What do you use it for????

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Old 06-04-2009, 11:59 AM   #2
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I don't use it much. When I do it's for Bearnaise sauce (SO loves it on her filet mignon) and in a soup or stew recipe.
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Old 06-04-2009, 11:59 AM   #3
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I like it on fish..

I take a piece of white fish with thin veggies and tarragon, and cook in a foil pouch in oven.

To me it tastes faintly like Licorice..

I don't think I've ever used any way else..

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Old 06-04-2009, 12:06 PM   #4
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Fish dishes and sauces for fish dishes.
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Old 06-04-2009, 02:15 PM   #5
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Do you use fresh or dried? The only tarragon I've seen in plants this year is the mexican variety. I may have to get some seeds.
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Old 06-04-2009, 02:40 PM   #6
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Do you use fresh or dried? The only tarragon I've seen in plants this year is the mexican variety. I may have to get some seeds.
licia,
I found a tiny plant at a local nursery and for the heck of it planted it...It just took off and now has these pretty yellow flowers..It is lovely and I've used some sprigs with roasted chicken, I plan to pick some of the flowers for my salad on Sunday.
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Old 06-04-2009, 02:57 PM   #7
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nothing! i own it & a bunch of other spices i don't utilize.
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Do you use fresh or dried? The only tarragon I've seen in plants this year is the mexican variety. I may have to get some seeds.

That's all we get in Texas for most of the year, whether it's spices or produce, it comes from Mexico. When I had a job, we would skip past the normal groceries and go to the expensive Central Market or Market Street's and get a better selection ... but you sure pay for it.

Thankfully we're moving back to Florida in a few weeks and we can grow our own year round.
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I love tarragon and, until this year, had some in my herb garden. I prefer fresh, but I'll use dried. One of my favorite ways is a sauce I make to serve over homemade noodles. Yummy. Also have a couple of chicken dishes that are delicious.
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Old 06-04-2009, 06:56 PM   #10
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I have only used tarragon in dressings, or in herbed butter. I enjoy it a lot in both.
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