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Old 08-25-2010, 11:30 AM   #1
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Dill Seed/Weed

I'm getting ready to pickle some okra and the recipe calls for dill seed. All I can find at my local grocer is dill weed. Can I substitute it for the seed?


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Old 08-25-2010, 12:29 PM   #2
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You can substitute, but dill weed is a little messier in the jar.

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Old 08-25-2010, 02:14 PM   #3
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Dill seed has a different taste than the weed. We have both but prefer the weed on our cucumber salad and put seed into the water when making plain boiled potatoes.
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